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EG5909: INDIVIDUAL PROJECT (2017-2018)

Last modified: 27 Feb 2018 12:32


Course Overview

This course enables students to write a dissertation on a topic of the student’s choice relevant to renewable energy.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 60 credits (30 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Nina Nikora

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

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

  • Engineering (EG) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

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 interpret data from a variety of sources; to prepare written documentation in a scientific manner appropriate for peer-reviewed publications.

Further Information & Notes

EG5909 is for students studying the MSc in Renewable Energy.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • MSc Renewable Energy Engineering

Contact Teaching Time

3 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

100% by project assessment based on the quality of the research performed, interpretation and presentation. Takes place over a 3 months period following the completion of all taught elements.

 Oral Presentation 20%, Dissertation 80%

 There is no re-sit opportunity for this course.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Feedback is provided throughout the duration of the course via discussions with the student’s academic supervisor and, where appropriate, the industrial supervisor of the project.

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