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Unit information: Literature Review in 2015/16

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Unit name Literature Review
Unit code MENGM6041
Credit points 10
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Dr. Alemzadeh
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

This is largely a student directed unit with supervisor support and introductory seminar. The activity centres around a review of literature on a chosen technical subject relating to his/her research project.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Successful students will be able to: develop a research theme and analyse current literature ; identify and access appropriate library and electronic information; plan and produce a report to guidelines; have established the basis for their research proposal unit and individual research project unit.

Teaching Information

There are no lectures associated with this unit. Students have regular scheduled meetings with their research project supervisor.

Assessment Information

Coursework (100%) - literature review

Reading and References

Dependent on the selection of specialist area for the project unit. To be decided with the project supervisor