Master's Degree in Engineering in Mons in Belgium

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In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

Improvements made to manmade things such as tools, structures and machines are largely due to the efforts of people in the field of engineering. These people combine creativity with mathematics and worldly knowledge, resulting in innovation.

 

Belgium is known as the heart of Europe and a hub for international networking. As international students in Belgium you be surrounded by a multicultural community.

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Master in Business Engineering - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Mons

The master’s degree in business engineering, representing 120 credits, provides solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into private or public industrial or non-industrial organisations. [+]

Masters in Engineering in Mons in Belgium. This program is taught in FRENCH. The master’s degree in business engineering, representing 120 credits, provides solid specialist training in management, enabling effective integration into private or public industrial or non-industrial organisations. Profile of the programme The master’s degree in business engineering offers graduates management training that is based on traditional courses (finance, marketing, accounting, law, industrial economics, etc.) but also on specific disciplines that are in high demand in the market, such as the environment, logistics, auditing, entrepreneurship, production management, etc. The curriculum includes: A first year of 60 credits distributed across a common core (human resource management, statistical and econometric methods in management, logistics, financial management, advanced marketing, advanced microeconomics, tax and business law, production management and one of four major options: finance, marketing, auditing and international management). A second year of 60 credits built around a common core of 40 credits (dissertation, internship, strategic management) and a deepening of the major option chosen in the first year of the master’s. Languages are naturally part of the curriculum, and follow the student through to graduation. They are taught in specific language lessons and are used for communication in seminars in English, Dutch or Spanish. The curricula offered by the Warocqué School of Business and Economics have been ISO-certified since 2003. This certification, which is identical to that used in the professional world, involves the various stakeholders in a process leading to continuous improvement in the quality of the education that is provided. This quality approach, with the student at its heart, incorporates support tools such as tutoring, mentoring and remediation, which allow for easier integration into the academic world and improve students’ success rates. Fully involved in the system, the students are regularly consulted in the quest for still higher levels of quality (satisfaction surveys, consultation on exam schedules, academic support, etc.). This approach, unique in higher education in the French Community, has been rewarded more than once with the “Walloon Quality Prize” (2007 and 2009). Key learning outcomes After completing this curriculum, graduates will be able to: join any organisation, be it commercial, industrial or neither, and take part in its management and development at the national or international level, working in finance, accounting, marketing, human resources, international business, environmental management, etc. or move to auditing or accounting reason with the necessary rigour by applying knowledge to various fields of management take into account production constraints when making management decisions use decision support methods and tools apply interdisciplinary skills: independence, rigour, group work, oral presentations, research, etc. create their own business. Occupational profiles of graduates The master’s degree in business engineering is a professional qualification, and enables direct entry into the professional world. Access to further studies The master’s degree in business engineering gives full access to the doctorate in management (including one year of research training in a graduate school). Various advanced master’s degrees are also accessible, such as the advanced master’s in microfinance (run jointly with Paris-Sorbonne, ULB Brussels and Wageningen-UR) Mode of study Full time [-]

Master in Geology and Mining Engineering - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Mons

Most of the mineral and energy resources are buried into the ground. Therefore, the Master of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering is a major actor in prospection and evaluation of deposits, extraction of ores and hydrocarbons, and in the processing of ores and minerals. [+]

This program is taught in FRENCH. Most of the mineral and energy resources are buried into the ground. Therefore, the Master of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering is a major actor in prospection and evaluation of deposits, extraction of ores and hydrocarbons, and in the processing of ores and minerals. In addition, these processes will be dealt by the Master of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering with the most adequate technical and economic means together with the lowest environmental impact. Human infrastructures, set up at the surface and into the subsurface of the earth, strongly rely on the characteristics of the soils and rocks. The expertise of the Master of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering is therefore of prime importance to the design and the achievement of civil engineering projects such as tunnels, dams, bridges, buildings, underground storage, etc. Masters of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering prevent effects on human infrastructures of natural events such as earthquakes, landslides, etc. He or she will also prevent the impacts of human activities on the environment and on natural resources. In other words, the engineer is involved in problems such as groundwater protection area, rehabilitation of polluted sites, geological storage of CO2 and radioactive waste. Profile of the programme During the course of their studies, students in geology and mining engineering acquire a good knowledge both in Earth sciences and in engineering sciences. A basic training in Earth sciences - geology, mineralogy, petrography, stratigraphy, palaeontology and tectonics - is completed by training in hydrogeology, in applied geophysics, in geostatistics and modelling in geology. The training in mining engineering concerns rock mechanics, modelling in rock mechanics, extraction of mineral resources, mineral and waste processing, drilling technologies and reservoir engineering. The training in mining and geology offers two options: Resources and Infrastructures focused on ore-forming processes, design and construction of mining-like structures and, planning and optimisation of mining operations (Project) Environment and Natural Risks focused on management of geological risks, characterisation of brownfields subsurface and remediation of polluted soils. It also contains a specific project. Practice both in laboratory and on the field is specific to geology and mining engineering studies. Corporate visits, field excursions, field camps and a study tour are organised during the course of the studies. Learning is strongly connected with research (The Mining and Geology Division participates to 3 of the 5 research clusters of the Faculty of Engineering – Materials, Energy and Risks). Erasmus conventions were signed with several Institutions, especially in Spain. Key learning outcomes By the end of their programme in Engineering Sciences, the master graduates will be able to: Demonstrate expertise and versatility in the sciences and technology Formulate and analyse complex problems Adopt an applied scientific approach Innovate Implement solutions Plan and carry out projects in engineering Work in and lead a team Master scientific and technical communication Practice interpersonal communication appropriate to each context Be a critical, reflexive and independent professional Be a responsible person, in step with the stakes of society By the end of this specific course programme, the students will be able to: Solve problems in applied geology: identifying and understanding geological and underground structures, characterisation and evaluation of mineral and energy resources deposits, production of water. Solve problems in mining engineering: planning and optimisation of extraction of mineral and energy resources, design and construction of mining-like structures (tunnels, dams), deep drilling and mineral processing. Manage problems of environment and sustainable development in connection with mineral and energy resources, water resources, waste, polluted sites, geological hazards. Apply adequate methodologies, techniques and tools to efficiently solve technical, economic and environmental issues as mentioned above. Show initiative, autonomy and ability of observation and analysis. Occupational profiles Graduating in geology and mining engineering offers a wide range of job opportunities worldwide as well as in Belgium. Extractive industries and, more generally speaking, heavy industries are the traditional sectors of employment. Masters of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering find jobs in mines and quarries, oil and gas production companies, groundwater production companies, cement works, mineral processing plants, steelmaking plants, etc. They occupy positions both in production departments as well as in R&D departments. There are also job opportunities in fields such as engineering geology and geotechnics for activities like: designing and construction of tunnels, dams and bridges or the management of geological risks (earthquakes, landslides, etc.), both in construction companies and in consultancies. Their training, both in Earth sciences and in engineering sciences, gives Masters of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering opportunities of employment in the field of the environmental engineering, with activities as diverse as the rehabilitation of mine and quarry sites, the management of waste, the study and prevention of environmental impact of industrial activities, the remediation of polluted sites. Research offers also careers both in R&D Centres and in Universities. The University provides numerous opportunities of appointment through contracts with private companies and public services and awards PhD degree. (See also topic “Assess to further studies”) Access to further studies The Master of Science in Geology and Mining Engineering can lead to postgraduate studies in order to specialize, do further training or research: either by completing another Engineering Master’s degree, at the University of Mons or any other European university, e.g. in Quality Control and Management, Industrial Risks and Operational Safety, Transportation Management, Master in Business Administration, etc. or by conducting a PhD thesis in engineering sciences possibly with the support of research clusters of the Faculty and the University of Mons. Mode of study: Full time [-]

Master in Architectural Engineering - taught in FRENCH

University of Mons
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Mons

The training deals with a strong creative spirit, necessary to the role of architecture, as well as to a deep knowledge of the engineering techniques. [+]

Masters in Engineering in Mons in Belgium. This program is taught in FRENCH. The Architecture and Building Engineer shows creativity and realism by taking into account contemporary socio-economic challenges. At the end of the five-year programme, his/her knowledge permits to tackle some problems of the society and to play a responsible role. Profile of the programme The training deals with a strong creative spirit, necessary to the role of architecture, as well as to a deep knowledge of the engineering techniques. These two complementary aspects are commonly developed along the training and they are reinforced by several university exchanges (ERASMUS, TIME, in collaboration with high schools, universities or industries). Their creativity is highlighted through architecture projects, done individually or collectively. The main subjects of the curriculum in Architecture and Building engineering lead to a multipurpose profession : Human science: to adapt the building to the cultural and social environment : history of the architecture, sociology, economy, legislation. Architectural act: to develop aesthetic and creativity: urbanism, architectural arrangement, restoration, industrial design. Engineering and structural design to guarantee stability and security of the constructions : knowledge of building materials (steel, concrete, wood, masonry), structural verifications according to European standards, fire engineering, techniques of construction and restoration, planning, pathologies, ... Special techniques and environmental aspects, necessary for comfortable and reliable use: ventilation, air cooling, thermal insulation. Two optional programmes are suggested. They give the possibility to improve some topics related to research fields previously studied for several years. The optional programme concerns the energy saving in buildings and the restoration of historical buildings. Sustainable energy use in buildings – UDEBat In the early seventies, the industries began to deal with saving energy, but we have to say that the building industry took a long time to react with, sometimes, poor solutions. Today, it is common to analyse the use of the energy according its effects on people and on the environment. For several years now, the FPMS energy cluster has been dealing with sustainable use of energy in buildings. It concerns the use of primary energy, the distribution of heat, venting, air-conditioning and heat stock possibilities. Restoration Management The restoration of old buildings covers different fields which regroup a certain amount of historical, architectural, technical and scientific knowledge. With almost forty years of experience within several laboratories of the Faculty, these modules give further information to the restoration lectures. Sanitary studies and specific diagnostics applied to the field of restoration, are well represented in the lectures. They concern the description of new techniques for pathology analysis, as well as for preservation and restoration. Key learning outcomes By the end of their programme in Engineering Sciences, the master graduates will be able to: Demonstrate expertise and versatility in the sciences and technology Formulate and analyse complex problems Adopt an applied scientific approach Innovate Implement solutions Plan and carry out projects in engineering Work in and lead a team Master scientific and technical communication Practice interpersonal communication appropriate to each context Be a critical, reflexive and independent professional Be a responsible person, in step with the stakes of society By the end of this specific course programme, the students will be able to: Master urban and architectural design for building projects (remodelling of a neighborhood, restoration and renovation, collective and individual housing); Design structures according to their stability and serviceability; Apply the fundamental notions to solve problems in the fields of indoor and outdoor lighting, of sound transmission and reverberation, of energetic performance of buildings; For the optional programme “Restoration Management”, Master the disciplines and the methods used during the restoration of historical buildings; For the optional programme “Sustainable energy use in buildings”, Master the disciplines and the methods dealing with sustainable energy used in buildings; Occupational profiles Today, the Architecture and Building Engineer plays a main role in the field of urban design. The multipurpose training leads to several types of professional careers. The main role of Architecture and Building Engineers is to deal with the design and the construction of buildings such as family homes, large residential complexes, office buildings, exhibition halls or leisure centers. Moreover, their skills are extended to civil engineering tasks such as draining, road networks, foundations, or footbridge. He or she offers their competence as a consulting engineer, as a freelance or in a design office, in an architecture office, in a construction company or in the public administration. In his or her professional activities, the Architecture and Building Engineer takes care of the user’s comfort but also of their environment by proposing innovative solutions with regards to the architecture of the building: lighting, acoustic, air conditioning, heating and ventilation. Their artistic sensitivity and their architectural culture allow to deal with urban and rural renovations, rehabilitations of old buildings and to propose well adapted solutions for town and country planning works. As for the architects, a two-year mandatory internship is required in order to lead architectural projects, on their own behalf. Access to further studies The Master in Architecture and Building Engineering can lead to postgraduate studies in order to specialize, do further training or conduct a PhD thesis. Mode of study Full time [-]