If you would like to do your BSc or MSc thesis project in our group, you can choose for one of the available research projects or research themes (see links at the right side of the page). Here you can find useful information for a BSc or MSc thesis in our group. You can always contact one of us to help you with more information or to see if your interests can be matched with one of our studies.
You must have sufficient background to start a thesis project.
Prerequisite courses BSc thesis: 6 credits among the following BPE courses
Prerequisite courses MSc thesis: 6 credits among the following BPE courses
Some of the MSc thesis projects are also available for students who combined BPE20806 Separation Process Design (or any equivalent course) with: BPE35306, BPE33803, AFI31806, BPE33803, BPE35803 or BCT32306.
Guidelines BSc and MSc theses
Contact the contact person of the research theme or research project(s) that interest you. Once you have made your choice and agreed with your supervisor(s) on duration (i.e. credit points), scope of the thesis and the starting date, then hand in the filled-out thesis entry form and submit it here, together with a digital photo to be placed on the picture board.
Fill out the appropriate BSc or MSc learning agreement and secrecy agreement (together with your supervisor(s)). Send a copy of the signed agreements to your study advisor for approval and then to email@example.com (with firstname.lastname@example.org and your supervisors in cc).
Ask to be registered to the brightspace page of Thesis. Get a copy of the BSc or MSc thesis evaluation form (see download menu on the right).
On one of the first days of your thesis project, visit the BPE secretary to:
- be added in the mailinglist
- pick dates for research presentations talk (see item 5 below)
- arrange access to the building
- request a network working space
- get a locker key
Before you may enter the laboratory you need to receive instructions with respect to safety and environment.
Attending the departmental Safety lecture at its first occurrence is compulsory (dates will be posted).
Theses starts with a 10-min Introductory presentation (after 3 weeks max) and ends with a 20-min Colloquium. The 10 and 20-min time spans exclude discussion time. All BPE students are obliged to attend these presentations.
Scheduling of these presentations can be done online using a number of simple instructions.
Presentations above are not open to the general public; attendance is by invitation only and according to the confidentiality rules of Wageningen University.
When you finish your practical thesis work:
- put equipment and chemicals back in place or discard as prescribed
- notify lab head of your departure
- clear working area and clean-up for next user
- delete your user files on network drives
- hand in locker key at secretariat