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EG5565: MENG GROUP DESIGN (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:32

Course Overview

Real-life contemporary engineering projects and challenges invariably require inputs from, and collaboration amongst, multiple disciplines. Furthermore, legal and economic aspects, as well as safety, team work and project management must also be successfully navigated through. This course enables students to immerse themselves in a realistic, multidisciplinary, multifaceted and complex team design project that will draw on their previous specialist learning and also enable gaining and practicing new skills of direct relevance to their professional career.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
  • Dr Piotr Omenzetter

Qualification Prerequisites


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Course Description

Students are allocated to design teams which are supervised by members of the academic staff. The design project will be multi-disciplinary and students will work in there area of professional interest. As well as the technical aspects of the design, the design projects will require a wide variety of other issues to be addressed: safety, environmental, legal and commercial. In all cases project management, written communication, and oral presentation are included.

Further Information & Notes

Available only to students in programme year 5 of an MEng programme or with the permission of the Head of Engineering.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

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

One group design report (60%), two group presentations (2x10%=20%) and one individual interview (20%).

Formative Assessment

Two group presentations (2x10%=20%) and one individual interview (20%).


Students will receive oral and written group and/or individual feedback on formative assessment.

Course Learning Outcomes


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