Aims/Description: By successfully completing this module, you will have demonstrated an ability to work in a research group on a project of interest at the forefront of developments in an area of metallurgical science and engineering. You should recognise the importance of your project within the wider scientific and industrial context. You should understand the research methods and analytical techniques involved and be able to communicate your findings accurately and coherently to a scientific audience.

Staff Contact: BROWN SHARON
Teaching Methods: Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Project/ portfolio

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