EEE8112 : Study project

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 completion130:0030:00Report
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading102:0020:00Collection and reading of background materials and publications
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study145:0045:00General reading
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesDissertation/project related supervision51:005:00Staff contact hours are estimated as this depends on the number of students on the module.
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.

Assessment Methods

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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Report2M10020 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