Competence field 1: Competences in one/more scientific discipline(s)
Competence field 2: Scientific competences
- Innovatively apply advanced engineering knowledge in real-world problems.
- Use specialized tools, components and instruments in an innovative and effective way.
- Only for main subject 'Electrical Engineering' (campus Gent): Possess advanced knowledge and skills on electrical energy, energy production and transport, power plants, drive- and automation technology and techniques.
- Only for main subject 'Automation' (campus Gent and campus Kortrijk): Possess advanced applied knowledge and skills on designing and programming complex automation processes.
Competence field 3: Intellectual competences
- Perform a scientific literature study.
- Formulate a research question for a technical-scientific problem.
- Schematize, model and test advanced experiments, processes and systems and test these in an industrial context.
- Analyze research results in an objective and critical way.
Competence field 4: Competences in cooperation and communication
- Reason in an analytical, system-oriented and problem-solving way.
- Design, develop, materialize and creatively innovate in an implementation-oriented way, taking into account the operational implications.
- Assess an act with critical self-reflection within an uncertain context.
- Follow up trends and evolutions in the field of engineering.
Competence field 5: Societal competences
- Communicate about own research orally, in writing an in graphics to peers and laymen in Dutch and in English.
- Execute projects in a planned way: formulate the objectives, work in a team, report affectively and follow up the project cycle.
- Act in an ethical, professional and social way.
- Understand the most important business, normative and legal aspects of the field of engineering.
- Act with consideration to durability, environmental, quality and safety factors.
- Understand the importance of entrepreneurship in society.