Catalogue of Modules, University of Nottingham

H54MSP MSc Project
(Last Updated:03 May 2017)

Year  17/18

Total Credits: 60

Level: Level 4

Target Students:  Only available to MSc students from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Taught Semesters:

Full Year Assessed by end of Summer Vacation 

Prerequisites: None.

Corequisites:  None.

Summary of Content:  In this module a student will be assigned to an individual supervisor who will be a staff member in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The student will carry out a practical or theoretical project chosen from the current interests of the staff member concerned. The student will be expected to conduct a literature survey, undertake practical or theoretical work and write a dissertation on this work.

Method and Frequency of Class:
Specific Activities are not listed
Further Activity Details:
The Project will take place at the end of the Spring semester and during the summer.

Method of Assessment: 

Assessment TypeWeightRequirements
Dissertation 80 Final Thesis 100 pages 
Oral 10 Bench Inspection 
Report 10 Interim Report 

Dr A Williams

Education Aims:  The module aims to give experience of completing a major investigation within the topic area of their MSc course, including planning the work to meet a final deadline and reporting on the work both in a structured written report and by an informal oral presentation.

Learning Outcomes:  

By the end of the module students should be able to: