Final exam (Engineering Management MSc)

Although education it going on at the moment online in accordance with governmental measurements, the Faculty of Engineering, in particular the Department of Engineering Management and Enterprise can (and most likely will) conduct face-to-face state exams (normal, regular exams, which means you will be allowed to enter the building and sit the state exam)!

The date of the final exam is 8th and 9th June, 2021. 


For deadlines and tasks please check the website "Important Information for Engineering Management MSc Graduands"!


Students having obtained the pre-degree certificate (completed all necessary subjects) will finish their studies in the Engineering Management master’s (MSc) program by taking the final exam. Final exam means the testing and evaluating of the knowledge (skill) necessary to obtain higher education qualification. In the final exam candidates prove that they can apply the acquired knowledge. Requirements of the training program contain the preconditions on taking the final exam and the procedure of the final exam itself. Final exam can be taken in the first final exam period after the award of the pre-degree certificate. Final exam is conducted in front of a final exam board. If the candidate fails to take the final exam until the termination of his/her student status, he/she is allowed to take the final exam after the termination of his/her student status according to the regulations (in relation to final exams) which applied at the time of the candidate’s first taking the final exam.


Conditions on taking the final exam:
    - obtaining the credit points defined in the requirements and the curriculum of the program (120 credits),
    - fulfilling requirements to which no credit points have previously been assigned (for e.g. Work and Fire Safety Course, Physical Education, internship),
    - thesis reviewed and accepted by the referees.

Final exam consists of different parts:

Part 1: Defending thesis, answering to possible questions, remarks
Students review their thesis in 8-10 minutes with a ppt file. The file must be submitted together with the thesis. 

Suggested structure of the presentation:
1. slide: Title of the thesis, name, date
2. slide: Structure of the thesis
3. slide: Company/organization presentation
4., 5., 6. slide: Own research work, results
7. slide: Suggestions
8. slide: Thank you for your attention!

Part 2: Oral exams

Oral exam 1: Integrated Management Module: Advanced Corporate Finance, Advanced Operation Management, Advanced Quality Management, Project Management.

Oral exam 2: Engineering modules depending on the specialization:

Engineering Module – Industrial Process Engineering Specialization: Production Technologies, Manufacturing Cells, Fuzzy Logic, Computer System Engineering.

Engineering Module – Construction Industry Specialization: Energy-Conscious Architecture, Building Energetics, Reconstruction, Construction Management.

Engineering Module – Material Handling and Logistics Specialization: Advanced Production Logistics, Digital Logistics, Computer Systems of Supply Chain, Computer System Engineering.


Topics of the oral part of the final exam:

For all specializations (integrated management module)

For Industrial Process Engineering specialization (engineering module)

For Construction Industry specialization (engineering module)

For Material Handling and Logistics specialization (engineering module)


The oral exam is evaluated on a five-point scale by the members of the committee. Final grade for the final exam will be decided on in a closed sitting. In case of equal votes the committee chair will decide. Final exam results will be announced by the committee chair. A note of the final exam will be taken. The marking scheme contains the diploma grade and the grades awarded for the different parts of the final exam.


Improving failed final exam
In order to obtain diploma final exam has be retaken - according to Rules and Regulations of the University - if any of its part is a fail. The ensuing final exam period is the soonest that the re-sit is allowed.

Final exam board
Committee chair is called upon and mandated by the dean with the consent of the Faculty Council. He/she is selected from the acknowledged and well-known external experts of the professional field or the professors of the University. The final exam board consists of – besides the chairman – at least two members and the required number of examiners. The mandate of the final exam board is limited to a year. Students are allocated to different examination boards by the department.


Updated: 2021.03.16.

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