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Unit information: Research Project in 2016/17

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Unit name Research Project
Unit code AENGM0021
Credit points 80
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Academic Year (weeks 1 - 52)
Unit director Professor. Partridge
Open unit status Not open




School/department Department of Aerospace Engineering
Faculty Faculty of Engineering

Description including Unit Aims

This is a compulsory 80 cp unit for research engineers leaving the EngD programme and exiting with an MRes.

Intended Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the unit, the students will be able to: undertake an original research activity, plan and prepare a concise, written technical report, orally present a technical subject, including handling questions and tailoring technical and specialist knowledge and information to a broader audience, and adopt a high standard of record keeping and management of information.

Teaching Information

Ongoing project supervision provided by project supervisor(s). Students will also have access to skills training workshops and online resources covering topics from project management and managing your supervisor to writing up your thesis and preparing for your viva.

Assessment Information

Report outline, final report and presentation.

Reading and References

Students are advised individually by their project supervisor(s) on appropriate references depending on their project.