Competence field 1: Competences in one/more scientific discipline(s)
Competence field 2: Scientific competences
- Understand the basic sciences and basic engineering sciences and have the ability to apply them in an innovative, practical and target‐oriented way within the own field of engineering.
- Use of professional and applicable methods and techniques in an innovative and target‐oriented way.
- Integrate technological innovations in product and system design and quantify the required constructive and production oriented design parameters.
- Integrate styling, constructive, social, emotional and cultural aspects of design.
- Design products and systems that create added value in an industrial environment.
- Have practical skills to use design oriented methods and tools for visualising, modeling, materialising, documenting, testing and communicating design solutions.
Competence field 3: Intellectual competences
- Look up, evaluate and work with technical and scientific information in a target‐oriented way and refer to it correctly.
- Correct use of standard models, research methods and techniques in assignments.
- Schematize and model experiments, processes and/or systems and test these in an actual context.
- Initiate problem based research in the subject field.
- Use prototyping as problem solving and integrating design method.
- Explore, research, verify and document methodically design decisions for the involved stakeholders.
- Define, execute, measure and control (double blind) experiments for technical aspects as well as interactions with individuals or target groups.
Competence field 4: Competences in cooperation and communication
- Show self‐reliance, precision, assertiveness and critical reflection.
- Show technical‐scientific curiosity.
- Think in a conceptual, analytical, system‐oriented and problem‐solving way at different levels of abstraction and in a variable context.
- Show marketing oriented curiosity.
- Search multiple solutions for a problem by creative thinking and acting.
- Design by adaptive learning, and reflective acting.
Competence field 5: Societal competences
- Ability to communicate own work orally, in writing an in graphics.
- Master scientific and discipline‐specific technical terminology in Dutch and in English.
- Elaborate concrete tasks systematically (as a team), with attention to limiting conditions in the technical realization.
- Use a large variety of visualization and prototyping methods to communicate with different stakeholders.
- Bring different stakeholders into action.
- Be open to emergent behaviour.
- Act in an ethical and social way.
- Awareness of corporate aspects.
- Awareness of environment, quality, safety and durability.
- Design and experience the dynamics of a human-product-context interaction.
- Compare different design solutions based on non-existing and unpredictable factors.