Energy & Process Technology

Courses within the PDEng programme in Energy
& Process Technology

The two years lasting PDEng programme in Energy & Process Technology consists of three blocks: a block professional development, a block with in-depth and broadening courses and the technological design project.

Professional Development

The course in Professional Effectiveness is compulsory, and others are elective (in consultation with your supervisors). The total study load of the professional development courses is 6-10 EC.

Professional Development courses

Electives during the Professional Development part:

  • Technical Writing
  • Perfecting your Publication
  • Time management
  • Presenting
  • Creative Thinking Techniques
  • Projectmanagement
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Influence Effectively
  • Ethics
  • Analytic Storytelling
  • Personal Branding
  • From Idea to Patent to Business
  • Dutch (compulsory for foreign students)

In-Depth and broadening courses

This education block carries a total study load of at least 45 EC and comprises a compulsory block and an elective block.

Compulsory block

This education block carries a total study load of at least 45 EC and comprises a compulsory block and an elective block. The compulsory block includes four courses:


Two courses which can be chosen from a set of seven courses:

The chosen compulsory courses will always be at a post-master level.

Elective block

For the elective block , together with the direct supervisors you can select courses which are of interest for the technological design project. Elective courses can either be master courses  or post-master courses.

Elective courses

* OSPT Courses on Post-Master level (courses of the research school in processtechnology)

** Courses on Post-Master level provided by JMBC

Students who attended the courses mentioned above during their MSc program had included, can replace these courses by other civil engineering courses of 5-7.5 EC. These students have to do two PDEng-specific assignments, linked to the two subjects of their choice listed above.