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EG59F9: INDIVIDUAL PROJECT (2023-2024)

Last modified: 05 Oct 2023 08:46


Course Overview

This course enables students to write a dissertation based on a subsea related topic of the student’s own choice. Students are encouraged to focus their dissertation on a problem confronting the Subsea industry.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Third Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Peter Daniel Hicks

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

  • Engineering (EG)
  • Any Postgraduate 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

The aim off the course is to permit students to undertake a piece of supervised academic research: to demonstrate critical thinking within a selected research subject; to collect, manage and/or interpret data from a variety of sources; to prepare written documentation in a scientific manner appropriate for peer-reviewed publications.


Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week41

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Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Project Conduct

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ProceduralApplyDevelop competencies in managing time and resources to plan and execute a major individual project.
ReflectionCreateDevelop the ability to conduct a research-driven project putting into practice the acquired knowledge and understanding to make an original contribution to the field of the project.

Project Report/Dissertation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 65
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Feedback

Agreed feedback between the two markers of the dissertation is provided to the student by their Supervisor soon after the grades are released.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateDevelop critical understanding of, and the ability to appraise, technical, economic and environmental aspects relating to the topic of the project.
ProceduralApplyDevelop competencies in managing time and resources to plan and execute a major individual project.
ReflectionCreateEffectively communicate a major piece of individual technical work in written form with fixed constraints on volume of content and presentation.
ReflectionCreateDevelop the ability to conduct a research-driven project putting into practice the acquired knowledge and understanding to make an original contribution to the field of the project.

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 20
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Feedback

Agreed feedback between the two markers of the dissertation is provided to the student by their Supervisor soon after the grades are released.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate competence in presenting findings in a technical presentation/interview scenario with a mixed audience of experts and non-experts.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resubmission of failed elements

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualEvaluateDevelop critical understanding of, and the ability to appraise, technical, economic and environmental aspects relating to the topic of the project.
ReflectionCreateDevelop the ability to conduct a research-driven project putting into practice the acquired knowledge and understanding to make an original contribution to the field of the project.
ProceduralApplyDevelop competencies in managing time and resources to plan and execute a major individual project.
ReflectionCreateEffectively communicate a major piece of individual technical work in written form with fixed constraints on volume of content and presentation.
ReflectionCreateDemonstrate competence in presenting findings in a technical presentation/interview scenario with a mixed audience of experts and non-experts.

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