Cannot be taken with: MAT4356

Aims/Description: Level 4 MEng students on the MEng in Aerospace Materials programme carry out project work on an individual basis over two semesters. The project will be in the specific subject of the specialist degree. Project work is carried out with the supervision of a member(s) of the academic staff and comprises an original research assignment. The project should be regarded as research training, and is chosen from a list drawn up so that students are able to pursue their own interests relating to course choices. The final year report will incorporate an introduction, relevant literature review, results and discussion and conclusions.

Restrictions on availability: Available to MEng Aerospace Materials (MATU28)

Staff Contact: Professor Dan Allwood
Teaching Methods: Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Project work, Poster Presentation 12.5%; Su[pervisor's Assessment 12.5%

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