Programma in het kort

Aantal ECTS-credits: 
180 + 120
Aantal studiejaren: 
3 + 2
Stage: 
verplicht voor 6 studiepunten
Uitwisseling: 
mogelijk in binnen- en buitenland via Erasmus+ en andere programma's
Opleidingstaal: 
Nederlands, Engels
Faculteit: 
Ingenieurswetenschappen
accredited by NVAO
Campus: 
Brussels Engineering, Sciences & Humanities Campus
This study in English: 
Electromechanical Engineering

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Master of Physical Land Resources

Land Resources Engineering
Academiejaar 2017-2018
The standard learning track in the interuniversity Master of Science in Physical Land Resources: Land Resources Engineering (120 SP), includes 3 modules:
- Compulsory courses (60 ECTS)
- Elective courses (30 ECTS)
- Master thesis (30 ECTS)
Each of the modules has to be successfully completed by the student to obtain the diploma. The student has to respect all registration requirements. For each (sub)module is shown to which year of the full-time standard learning track (year 1 or year 2) the courses belong. It is strongly recommended to follow the standard learning track (first year 1, then year 2) and to add the courses to the study plan taking into account the level of the course: first introducing courses, then advanced and finally specialised courses.
The course curriculum of the first year of the standard learning track in Land Resources Engineering is organised at the Ghent University, whereas all courses of the main subject in Land Resources Engineering of the second year of this track are organised at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Compulsory Courses MA Physical Land Resources: Land Resources Engineering

This module is made up of 60 ECTS of compulsory courses: 45 ECTS common compulsory courses and 15 ECTS Land Resources Engineering specialisation courses. These courses belong to the 1st year of the standard learning track. These courses are taught at the Ghent University.

Com. Compuls. Courses MA in Physical Land Resources y 1 standard learning track

These 9 common compulsory courses (45 ECTS) have to be successfully accomplished in the 1st year of the standard learning track (MA1).
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 45 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Applied Statistics English 1e semester 5
Soil Chemistry English 1e semester 5
Soil Mineralogy English 1e semester 5
Soil Physics English 1e semester 5
Land Information Systems English 2de semester 5
Meteorology and Climatology English 2de semester 5
Scientific Communications on Physical Land Resources English 2de semester 5
Soil Prospection and Classification English 2de semester 5
Pedology English 1e en 2e semester 5

Land Resources Engineering Specialisation Courses y 1 standard learning track

These 3 specialized courses (15 ECTS) have to be successfully accomplished in the 1st year of the standard learning track.
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 15 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Groundwater hydrology English 1e semester 5
Water and Land Interaction and Transformation English 1e semester 5
Applied Geophysics English 2de semester 5

Elective Courses MA Physical Land Resources: Land Resources Engineering

Students must successfully complete at least 30 ECTS of elective courses in the 2nd year of the standard learning track (MA2). This module of elective courses is made up of two sets of electives: one with specific elective courses in Land Resources Engineering and one with elective courses of the Soil Science specialisation, that are also eligible for students of the Land Resources Engineering track. Students must select:

- at least 20 ECTS of electives from the list of specific electives in Land Resources Engineering

- not more than 10 ECTS form the list of elective courses of the Soil Science specialisation.

Provided approval by the Curriculum Board of Physical Land Resources, students are also allowed to exchange not more than 5 ECTS of the required 30 ECTS of electives, for courses from other master programs (VUB, other universities). Students who want to register for such courses must first contact their faculty secretariat. The student's choice must always be approved by the Curriculum Board of Physical Land Resources. Students can register for elective courses provided they have already successfully accomplished at least 20 ECTS of common compulsory courses of the master program.
Om deze module af te werken, moet de student 30 studiepunten behalen.

Program specific elective courses 'Land Resources Engineering'.

This module includes specific electives on Land Resources Engineering. Students must select at least 20 ECTS and up to 30 ECTS of electives of this list, in the 2nd year of the standard learning track (MA2).
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 20 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.

Elective Courses from the Soil Science track.

This module includes electives of the Soil Science specialisation. Land Resources Engineering students are also allowed to select electives from this list, but only up to 10 ECTS. These electives belong to the 2nd year of the standard learning track.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Land Evaluation English 1e semester 5
Properties and Management of Soils in the Tropics English 1e semester 5
Quality of Groundwater Resources English 1e semester 5
Remote sensing English 1e semester 5
Soil Degradation English 1e semester 5
Soil Erosion Processes and Control English 1e semester 5
Soil Fertility English 1e semester 5
Soil Water Management English 1e semester 5
Irrigation and Drainage English 2de semester 5

Master Thesis Physical Land Resources.

This module includes the compulsory Master Thesis (30 ECTS).
Uit de hieronder genoemde cursussen, moet voor ten minste 30 ECTS-credits worden geselecteerd.
Title Translation Course titular Sem CR
Master Thesis Physical Land Resources English 1e en 2e semester 30