Master’s Thesis in Bioengineering


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


Students who complete the module must be able to:

  • explain the scientific basis and scientific issues in biochemical engineering
  • explain the highest international research within the thesis subject area


  • master the scientific methods and general skills related to the thesis subject area
  • write a project report following the standards of the field of study, use the correct terminology and document extensive use of relevant and original scientific literature, and communicate and discuss the project's research-based foundation,  problem and results coherently in writing, graphically and verbally
  • critically assess and select relevant original scientific literature and current scientific methods, models and other tools used in the project and asses and discuss the problem of the project and results in relevant scientific and social contexts
  • evaluate the potential of the project for further development, assessing and incorporating relevant economic, ethical, environmental and other socially relevant factors


  • participate in and independently implement technological and scientific development and research, develop and implement experimental work and solve complex tasks using scientific methods
  • handle the planning, implementation and management of complex research and/or developmental tasks, and take professional responsibility to implement independent academic assignments and interdisciplinary collaborations
  • independently take responsibility for own professional development and specialization

Type of instruction

Project work

A long Master’s thesis of more than 30 ECTS must include work of experimental nature to an extent that corresponds to the ECTS load of the thesis

Extent and expected workload

1800 hours



Name of examMaster’s Thesis in Bioengineering
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleKandidatspeciale i bioprocesteknologi
Module codeK-KT-K4-38
Module typeProject
Duration2 semesters
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module
Time allocation for external examinersD


Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science