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Qualification: Bionics engineer (no legal status)

Bionics engineer (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to:

(general competences)

  • ensure moral and ethical work – i.e. honesty, accuracy and conscientiousness at work,
  • plan and organise their own work and the work of others;
  • ensure the quality and efficiency of work in the working environment in accordance with the standards and rules of the profession;
  • use modern information and communication technologies;
  • demonstrate understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • demonstrate awareness of the importance of continuing and lifelong education and impart knowledge;
  • make rational use of energy, material and time;
  • protect health and the environment and take responsibility for own safety and the safety of others;
  • develop enterprise characteristics, skills and behaviour;
  • cooperate in developing the profession and take the initiative to introduce new features in the profession;
  • use a foreign language to keep abreast of technical developments abroad and to communicate using technical terminology.

(specific vocational competences)

  • use computerised bionic processing tools in work procedures and processes;
  • make decisions on technical and business matters and solve problems in the field of bionics;
  • prepare implementation plans for bionic systems;
  • participate in the preparation and running of bionics projects;
  • participate in the planning, implementation, updating, supervision and optimisation of bionic processes;
  • identify and analyse existing bionic processes and incorporate new findings;
  • incorporate renewable and alternative energy sources into bionic processes;
  • keep abreast of information on bionic processes;
  • use interdisciplinary knowledge of biology and engineering to address concrete challenges in the environment.

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In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units (examinations, practical classes, seminar assignments, etc.), as follows: all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 85 credits; One elective module consisting of 15 credits – Microtechnologies and energy (15 credits) (Bionic micro- and nanotechnologies (5 credits), Energy in bionics (6 credits), Practical education – Microtechnologies and energy (4 credits)) – Artificial intelligence and energy (15 credits) (Bionic artificial intelligence (5 credits), Energy in bionics (6 credits), Practical education – Artificial intelligence and energy (4 credits)); A freely elective subjects consisting of 5 credits; Open curriculum consisting of 10 credits (Open curriculum subject/s (8 credits), Practical education – Open curriculum (2 credits)) and Bachelor's thesis (5 credits)

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical exercises and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, performances, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is scored as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.

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Higher vocational colleges

NQF Level: 
6
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or vocational matura (previously school-leaving examination); or
  • master craftsman/foreman/shop manager examination, three years' work experience and test in general education subjects at the level required for the vocational matura in secondary vocational education.
Ways to acquire: 

In order to complete the programme, students must complete all course units (examinations, practical classes, seminar assignments, etc.), as follows: all compulsory modules and subjects, for a total of 85 credits; One elective module consisting of 15 credits – Microtechnologies and energy (15 credits) (Bionic micro- and nanotechnologies (5 credits), Energy in bionics (6 credits), Practical education – Microtechnologies and energy (4 credits)) – Artificial intelligence and energy (15 credits) (Bionic artificial intelligence (5 credits), Energy in bionics (6 credits), Practical education – Artificial intelligence and energy (4 credits)); A freely elective subjects consisting of 5 credits; Open curriculum consisting of 10 credits (Open curriculum subject/s (8 credits), Practical education – Open curriculum (2 credits)) and Bachelor's thesis (5 credits)