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The dissertation is an independent piece of work on advanced mechanical engineering topics. The students are encouraged to focus their dissertation on a problem confronting industry, and demonstrate how the design and operational fundamentals they have learned during the taught programme can be put into practice to provide solutions towards addressing the problem. The dissertation should contain a degree of original work and demonstrate in-depth knowledge and application of concepts acquired throughout the MSc programme.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||60 credits (30 ECTS credits)|
|Campus||Old Aberdeen||Sustained Study||No|
This course aims 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.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Oral Presentation 20%; Dissertation 80%
There is no re-sit opportunity in this course.
There are no assessments for this course.
Feedback will be given as a formative form through summative assessment of the dissertation.