Learning outcomes

Dutch-taught Master of Biochemical Engineering Technology

General competences

Technology Expert

1. The Master can take on a complex technical problem based on advanced international current scientific knowledge and technological know-how in their own discipline.

2. The Master can put knowledge and technology creatively into practice and combine these in a concrete problem and in this, acts with an eye for realism and efficiency (engineering attitude).

3. The Master can develop a complex technical design systematically and accurately taking into account incomplete, redundant or conflicting pre-conditions.

4. The Master uses the acquired multidisciplinary knowledge and skills for a technical problem in the discipline in complex and in unpredictable circumstances.


5. The Master is able to effectively collect scientific information and to integrate this in their own generated research results.

6. The Master can independently and accurately design, plan, execute and report on research and can select the appropriate, complex methods to do so.

7. The Master uses a critical researching attitude to solve complex technical problems, and can justify the choices made and evaluate and develop their own expertise.


8. The Master can communicate verbally, in writing and graphically about their own subject area with other professionals in a multidisciplinary team and with laypersons.

9. The Master has the social and communicative skills to take on a leading and motivating role in a team.

10. The Master has the basic skills to work thematically as team member and as manager.


11. The Master takes the global international context into account in their actions, with attention to economics, social context, ecology, ethics, safety and sustainability.

Specific competences biochemistry

Technology Expert

12. The Master can analyse, solve and reflect on (bio)chemical engineering problems in a multidisciplinary way through the combination of advanced practical knowledge of (bio)chemical engineering techniques and a broad scientific (bio)chemical background in the domains of environmental biotechnology, industrial biotechnology and food technology.

13. The Master can apply the standard (industrial) processes, methods and procedures when analyzing, designing and testing (bio)chemical installations and when performing (bio)chemical experiments.

14. The Master takes safety, environment and quality control into account when designing, controlling and improving (bio)chemical products and processes.