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Module

EEE8111 : Study project

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Martin Johnston
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

The module develops the student's skills in acquiring, sorting and presenting information in a new technical area.

Outline Of Syllabus

An individual assignment to survey recent published literature in a new technological area and present a report on the findings. The assignment is carried out in consultation with an academic staff supervisor.

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00Report
Guided Independent StudySkills practice102:0020:00Learning to acquire, sort and critically analyse information.
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision51:005:00Non-timetabled synchronous project progress meetings
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study145:0045:00Review of literature in an engineering topic.
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

This module requires the student to undertake a survey of recent published literature in a new technological area and presents a report on the findings. The student is expected to do this independently.

Alternatives will be offered to students unable to be present-in-person due to the prevailing C-19 circumstances.
Student’s should consult their individual timetable for up-to-date delivery information.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Report1M10020 pages (including diagrams)
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

From the report the ability of the student will be assessed regarding;

-subject-specific, Core and Cognitive Skills - established from an assessment of the final report with respect to abilities to acquire, sort and use information, and also present it in a lucid and logical manner.

Reading Lists

Timetable