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course provides grounding in basic materials science. There will be six areas
covered: Introduction to materials, construction materials, electronic
materials, optical materials, liquid crystals, and medical materials. Each of
these areas will be introduced and facilitated by one of the course team. The
impact of materials science on everyday life will be considered and explored
throughout the course. Course assessments will be on topics of interest under
these broad headings, often covering topical concerns, examples being materials
for energy, such as solar cells, and medical implant materials, such as hip
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Five different in-course assessments such as blog, essay, presentation, poster, debate, newsletter etc. (100%). Continuous assessment. Resit: Opportunity to resubmit any missed assessments.
Formative assessment will be given on the first assignment and during facilitation of the other in-course assessments.