20 Credits SPRING

Cannot be taken with: MAT6305

Aims/Description: In this module students will develop individual research project proposals and then work as a team to develop a select number of these as grants applications suitable for research councils or as industrial proposals suitable for seed funding or venture capital. the emphasis of this module will be on students developing skills in project planning, group communication and management, enterprise and transfer of research into the industrial environment.

Staff Contact: Professor John Haycock
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Independent Study,
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Materials Science and Engineering):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK