Total Credits: 10
Level: Level 4
Target Students: Students on relevant MSc Engineering Programmes There is a limited number of places on this module. Students are reminded that enrolments which are not agreed by the Offering School in advance may be cancelled without notice.
|Autumn||Assessed by end of Autumn Semester|
Summary of Content:
A project-oriented module involving identification of methodologies and skills required for the main specialist summer MSc project. The module requires the student to examine, collect, collate, analyse data about the subject, draw conclusions and communicate this to peers and other interested parties. The module covers topics essential to research and communication in engineering projects at level 4. These include:
Method and Frequency of Class:
|Activity||Number Of Weeks||Number of sessions||Duration of a session|
|Practical||11 weeks||1 per week||3 hours|
Method of Assessment:
|Coursework 1||10||Formative assessment exercise to evaluate presentation and project planning skills, in which each student will submit an A3 poster.|
|Coursework 2||40||Individual presentation exercise on a current topic of engineering interest.|
|Coursework 3||50||Data measurement & error analysis assignment. Practical assignment in which students will also demonstrate ICT competence in MATLAB and MSOffice.|
Professor E Larkins
Education Aims: To provide students with some advanced practical skills so that they make effective use of library resources and ICT to create and present technical information and ideas electronically, graphically and orally. Familiarisation with the specialist area of study.
Learning Outcomes: On successful completion of this module students will be able to:
Offering School: Engineering Faculty
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