- On an advanced level, demonstrate academic competencies in fields or domains that constitute their profile as a new engineer.
- Demonstrate development of professional and academic skills that are relevant for their profile as a new engineer.
In the third year you start to leave the ATLAS bubble and prepare for the after-life. Academically speaking this means that you learn how to function, as an ATLAS-student in other educational environments. In the sixth semester you work in a research group somewhere on campus (or beyond), complying to the bachelor standards that are upheld there. In this fifth semester you do a complete semester away from ATLAS – be it abroad or closer to home. The goal of this journey is to make you aware where your academic strengths (and weaknesses) are, and what your added value as an ATLAS engineer is. The full semester of electives gives you the opportunity to deepen your academic interests as well as broadening your profile. This creates awareness of the academic profile you aim for.|
The goals of semester 5 point towards year three as a whole. You round off your academic profile on a bachelor’s level, both in content (domain expertise) and for your role as engineer (the skills you focus on). You finalize this in semester 6, but do have to show development also in semester 5.
Semester 5 and 6 combined should contain 60 EC; each semester has at least 27 EC. You can opt for a third-year PP of 6 EC or use these credits for electives (in either of the semesters). You explicate your choice in your PDP.
Semester 5 consists of electives entirely, level 200 or higher. The agreed upon list of electives is laid down in a learning agreement. This learning agreement is your approved PDP, and if you are going abroad also consists of a course list on Mobility Online, signed by the semester coordinator. The learning agreement is between you and ATLAS on the credits you may transfer to ATLAS after completing semester 5.
Take a careful look at the regulations at your host university regarding the amount and kind of courses you can take.
The optional PP goes via the PP procedure.