1. The bachelor is able to describe, critically analyze, evaluate and solve a question or problem. To do this he/she is capable of formal thinking, logical deductive reasoning and making hypotheses. He/she has a critical mind, is creative and has developed problem solving skills.
2. The bachelor has the knowledge and ability to find more knowledge in literature, and to evaluate, summarize and spread it, individually and as part of a team. This implies a basis of scientific communication, of co-ordination and structuring of work and of the use of the English language. He/she has been taught the attitudes of lifelong learning and reflection. He/she has the learning abilities to start an advanced study programme and this to a large extent autonomously.
3. The bachelor has the required methodological and experimental skills and the critical attitude to be able to safely carry out scientific observations by him/herself, to process these using simple data-analysis and statistical methods and to interpret the findings the background of the existing scientific paradigms. He/she has the necessary computer skills to do so.
4. The bachelor is able to select the information he/she wants to pass on at a specific or a general (vulgarising) level, to correctly present data, and to express him/herself skilfully, both orally and in writing. He/she is able to explain or defend an argument.