CEG8099 : Investigative Research Project
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Enrico Masoero
- Owning School: Engineering
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||20|
To undertake an investigative research project that demonstrates original research/analysis/investigation/thought/comment/and extends the current level of knowledge and understanding within the specific field of study.
Outline Of Syllabus
Investigative research project, the specific content of which should be agreed between student and project supervisor. Semester 1 focuses on the Project Inception Report (PIR) which plans the project activities. Semester 2 focuses on project activities and the completion of the dissertation.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||43:00||43:00||Dissertation|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||7||1:00||7:00||Project training lectures|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||30:00||30:00||Project inception report|
|Guided Independent Study||Project work||1||200:00||200:00||Conducting independent project investigations|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Drop-in/surgery||1||20:00||20:00||Drop-in sessions for additional project support|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Course is focussed on a research topic within the student’s own programme of study, under the supervision of a member of staff, with additional generic guidance from the module leader on the overall approach to study management and dissertation writing.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Dissertation||2||M||80||Word length approximately 13,000 words and 200 hours effort.|
|Report||1||M||20||Project Inception Report - word length approximately 7,000 words and 100 hours effort.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Specialist knowledge and skills imparted by this module are assessed by quality of the Project Inception Report (coursework item 1) and the final Dissertation (coursework item 2). Each project is assessed specifically by the supervisor and second marker in accordance with appropriate assessment categories from the standardised marking scheme which have been agreed between student and supervisor during the project inception stage.