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EG5565: MENG GROUP DESIGN (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


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
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Piotr Omenzetter

Qualification Prerequisites

  • Programme Level 5

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

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

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.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

  • Master Of Engineering In Elec & Electronic Eng W Renewabl En
  • Master of Engineering in Civil Eng with Subsea Technology
  • Non-Graduating Student in Engineering Iss

Contact Teaching Time

1 hours

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 1 Lecture during University week25
  • 4 Seminars during University weeks 25 - 26, 28 - 35
  • 6 Seminars during University week27

More Information about Week Numbers


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%).

Feedback

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

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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