II-Master's Project Chemistry including Internship

Course Code :2000FTIMPR
Study domain:Chemistry
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:Enrollment for the master is not possible if you are also enrolled in a bachelor or preparatory or bridging programme.
Contact hours:12
Credits:21
Study load (hours):588
Contract restrictions: Credit and exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Christophe Vande Velde
Linda Beenaerts

3. Course contents *

The student investigates an advanced technical-scientific problem which contains the following items: organization and preparation of the master thesis, literary investigation and practical execution. He/she has the possibility to conduct the master thesis in a company/organisation or in a researchgroup within the University.                   

The assignment of the master thesis may vary between a literary study, a research topic, the realization of a design, the simulation and optimization of a process, the development of propositions for process improvements to setting up an environmental caring system. The student makes a portfolio that contains the following elements:
- data showing that the student has a good approach to come to a technical realization, with emphasis on research skills and research planning.
- data/reports that show that the student has gone well through the processl, with attention to the technical realization of it and  teamwork.
- He/she writes a report that complies with the scientific norms considering content and format, with i.e. the following elements: Problem statement, research methods, data collection and processing, results, conclusions and references.
- The student presents his/her results orally to a professional jury and is capable to answer questions about it.