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EG4014: BENG INDIVIDUAL PROJECT (2021-2022)

Last modified: 16 Aug 2021 13:54


Course Overview

To provide the student with the opportunity of pursuing a substantial and realistic exercise 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 30 credits (15 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?

  • One of Bachelor of Engineering (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering (Civil) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Civil and Structural) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Civil and Environmental) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering (Mechanical) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Engineering (Mech) (Edin Coll) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Mech with European Studies) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Mech with Oil & Gas Studies) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Electrical and Electronic) (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Electr and Electro) Edin Col (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Petroleum Engineering (Studied) or Bachelor of Engineering in Eng (Mechanical and Electrical) (Studied)
  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • 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 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 managemet / 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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