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EG4013: MENG INDIVIDUAL PROJECT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:49


Course Overview

To provide the student with the opportunity of pursuing a substantial and realistic research project in the practice of engineering at or near a professional level, and to further enhance the student's critical and communication skills. The project will usually be carried out at the University of Aberdeen but may be carried out at industry or other research location.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Full Year Credit Points 45 credits (22.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Amer Syed

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 4

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • One of Master of Engineering or Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering or Master of Engineering in Civil and Structural Engineering or Master of Engineering in Civil Eng with Subsea Technology or Master of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Engineering or Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering or Master of Engineering in Mech Eng with Euro Studs or Master of Engineering in Mech Eng with Subsea Technology or Master of Engineering in Electrical & Electronic Engineering or Master Of Engineering In Electronic & Software Engineering or Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En or Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering with Management or Master of Engineering in Mechanical Eng with Management or Master of Engineering in Chemical Engineering or Master of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering or Master of Engineering in Mechanical & Electrical Eng or Master of Engineering in Computing Science
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Every student is allocated an individual engineering research project which is supervised by a member of the academic staff. The project will normally be in the student's area of professional interest. Projects are of a wide variety and may include theoretical, computational, design, experimental, review and field work. In all cases aspects of project planning, written communication and oral presentation are included.


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 10 - 11, 27

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Thesis (65%)

Online oral / poster presentation (20%)

Project management / Conduct (15%)

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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