The main objective of the curriculum is to offer a good foundation in electrical sciences. All core courses dedicated to electrical students cover all the fields of electrical engineering such as electrical machines, electronics (including power electronics) and microprocessor systems, automatic control, telecommunications, signals processing, computer networks, multimedia, embedded systems, advanced process control, robotics, bio-engineering, numerical analysis, high voltage networks, ...
Besides the core courses, the curriculum gives opportunities to develop personal work through projects, in particular with the Master thesis and other various projects within the framework of the two-year master's curriculum. These projects are for electrical engineering students the opportunity to perform all steps of the design of practical electrical systems, such as, for example (not exhaustive list): ADSL modems, GSM or MP3 codecs, industrial sorting system controls, camera memory card readers, identification of bioprocess models, electric vehicles, …
Moreover, the electrical division offers students the opportunity to do their Master thesis abroad within the framework of student exchange programmes (ERASMUS) between the academic staff and a large number of universities or engineering schools all over the world (University of Stuttgart, University Laval in Quebec, University of Montreal, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Institute of Technology at Linköping, University of Edinburgh, Ecole Nationale des Telecommunications de Paris, etc..). In particular, thanks to its membership of the TIME (Top Industrial Managers for Europe) network, the FPMs makes it possible for some students to get a double Master's degree with other institutions involved in the network (Supélec in Paris and Metz, Ecole Centrale de Lille, Politecnico di Milano, etc.).
Finally, the third objective of the curriculum is to offer a specialization domain chosen among three focuses:
The courses in "Multimedia and Telecommunications" and "Biosystems Engineering" are taught in English, and the examination is done either in English or in French, according to the student’s preference.
By the end of their programme in Engineering Sciences, the master graduates will be able to:
By the end of this specific course programme, the students will be able to:
For the focuses,Solve complex problems more specialized in one or more areas:
Inheriting from 200 years of technological developments stemming from the “magic of light”, electrical engineers have been assigned a wide variety of missions. A closer look at the various positions occupied by the electrical engineers of our Faculty reveals a great diversity of functions : in research offices, research labs, in the service sector (banks, insurance companies, etc.), in education (in Belgium and abroad), in the public sector, in supervising committees, transportation, telecommunications (telephony, broadcasting, satellites, fiber optics , wireless, multimedia, networks), in the production and transportation of energy, in electrical and mechanical engineering, ….
From the giant electric power station to transoceanic photonic data links, via the microprocessor, the electrical engineer is required to study all aspects of the operation of electricity:
The Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering can lead to postgraduate studies in order to specialize, do further training or research:
Dean: Paul LYBAERT