Aims/Description: A project to be taken by Erasmus students over two semesters. The aim of the project is to give students the opportunity to evaluate materials or methods and apply the knowledge and skills to a major task or problem, and to report the work in a professional manner. The project is a major in-depth piece of work developing a deep understanding of concepts, involving complex mathematics or non-mathematical theoretical concepts. Students are expected to spend about 900 hours developiing this substantial study. A member of academic or academic related staff will supervise students' work and will meet with them regularly during the development of this substantial study.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to Erasmus students

Staff Contact: Dr Simon Pope
Teaching Methods: Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work, Project work, Presentation

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Automatic Control and Systems Engineering):

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Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.

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