10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module combines a lecture series and an industrially inspired group project task under the SHIPS banner, SHIPS standing for SHeffield Industrial Projects Scheme. The group industrial project aims to allow you to develop skills in such areas as engineering problem solving, effective communication (both oral and written) and group project management; all by tackling a complex technical problem with difficult realistic constraints within a restricted timescale.

Restrictions on availability: Restrictions on numbers, and only students registered in departments able to offer industrial projects and tutor support will be eligible.

Staff Contact: KHAMAS SALAM K
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work, Practical skills assessment, Presentation

Notes: This course forms part of a degree course accredited by the Institution of Electrical Engineers for the Engineering Council.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Electronic and Electrical Engineering):

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