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Module

CME8128 : MEng Research Project

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Adam Harvey
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 60
ECTS Credits: 30.0

Aims

To develop student’s personal skills at undertaking investigative work of an original kind, the ability to produce a high quality research dissertation and the ability to produce a research poster.

Semester 1.
To introduce students to the research process, undertake a literature review assignment and to prepare them for their research project.
Semester 2.
Students will pick a project from a list. Thereafter, individual students will carry out their research projects under the supervision of their respective supervisor. Assessment of the module will be via a research dissertation and a poster presentation.

The project may be carried out within the School; in UK industry; at partner institutions under the ERASMUS scheme or other international institutions where we have exchange programmes, including Singapore and Australia.

Outline Of Syllabus

Semester 1.
The nature of research; Resources for research; Writing a research paper (layout; key chapters; style; citing references; being critical; making arguments);

Semester 2.
Students will spend the whole of Semester 2 doing a research project supervised by a member of academic staff. All candidates on MEng degrees with specialisms will carry out a project in their respective specialisms.

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable