30 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: CIV3202 is the second in a series of linked modules running for 14 weeks of the spring semester, and is specifically for BEng students. The module is worth a total of 30 credits and notionally lasts for 7 weeks of the spring semster (weeks 6 to 12 inclusive). However, students are allocated their dissertation topic and supervisor early in the autuimn semester, and are encouraged to start working on the project (e.g. carrying out their literature review and refining the topic to be researched, as appropriate) as early as possible.This module is intended to enable participants to extend their knowledge and develop skills in investigation. In order to complete this module successfully, students will also need to develop ability to plan and manage their own progress. In addition, this module has been designed to help develop student's ability to communicate their work, in written and oral forms.Each student will be allocated an academic supervisor for this module. Students are expected to arrange meetings with their supervisor at regular intervals, for which they should produce agendas and meeting minutes.

Staff Contact: HULBERT PAUL
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Civil and Structural Engineering):

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