Study Programmes 2016-2017
Internship (linked to master's thesis)
Duration :
80d FW
Number of credits :
Master in electrical engineering (120 ECTS)5
Lecturer :
Collégialité, Christophe Geuzaine
Language(s) of instruction :
English language
Organisation and examination :
All year long
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
Internship of 80 days in a company or a research center, combined with the master's thesis (TFE).
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
By the end of the internship the student will have discovered a professionnal environment and techniques specific to the visited company or research center. He/she will have completed a substantial amount of work using his/her knowledge and skills, both theoretical and practical, contributing to his/her master's thesis.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Co-requisite: master's thesis
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Fully embedded in a company or research center.
Recommended or required readings :
Assessment methods and criteria :
Non-technical chapter added to the master's thesis with an analysis of strategic aspects of the company providing it with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. These non technical aspects can include: marketing strategy, human ressources strategy, financial strategy, R&D strategy, etc.
Same jury and evaluation crietria as the master's thesis.
Work placement(s) :
80 days
Organizational remarks :
Professors (or permanent scientists) propose intership subjects that they would be willing to sponsor academically. These subjects emanate from companies or research centers. Students propose subjects on their own, but these subjects must be approved by an academic sponsor. A list of subjects is available on the website
Students' University registration must be complete by the time they start the internship.
Contacts :
Internship coordinator (president of the Study Council): Prof. C. Geuzaine (