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EEE8112 : Study project (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2023/24
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Martin Johnston
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


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

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00Writing report.
Guided Independent StudySkills practice102:0020:00Learning to acquire, sort and critically analyse information.
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision51:005:00Non-timetabled PiP project progress meetings. These can be easily changed to synchronous sessions if
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study145:0045:00Review of literature in an engineering topic.
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

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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Report2M1003000 word limit report
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