Aims/Description: This module will further develop students interdisciplinary design skills placing more emphasis on applying their technical knowledge and the understanding gained across a range of modules to solving focussed engineering problems. Students will be expected to work more independently, demonstrating critical thinking, creativity and initiative in problem solving and evaluating design solutions. Students will further develop and apply systems engineering and project management approaches. The module will be based around two semester-long interdisciplinary classroom/laboratory design exercises conducted in multidisciplinary teams. Students will reinforce their group working skills and appreciation of wider issues and taking account of regulations.

Restrictions on availability: Yes, only available to students studying GEEU01 and GEEU02.

Staff Contact: Laura Pitts
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Oral Presentation 15%, Poster Presentation 15%, peer assessment to be applied, students will lose 5 percentage points from overall mark for non or unsatisfactory completion of logbook & self-reflection

Information on the department responsible for this unit (General engineering course in IPE):

Teaching timetable


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