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To provide the student with the opportunity of pursuing a substantial and realistic research project 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.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||45 credits (22.5 ECTS credits)|
Every student is allocated an individual engineering research 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.
(i) Available only to students in programme year 4 of an MEng programme. (ii) This course is spread over both half-sessions. The student effort expected is that of 15 credit points in the first half-session and 30 credit points in the second half-session. The timing for a part-time student is determined on an individual case basis.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: Winter Term Progress Report (25%); Thesis (60%) and Oral presentation (15%). Resit: There is no opportunity for resitting this course.
Feedback on winter report will be provided shortly after the report submitted.