Aims/Description: The module will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate planning and management skills, to show your initiative and to display your technical skills. You will work individually on an industry focused research project. You will be supervised by an academic member of staff. The technical components of a project may be experimental, theoretical, analytical or design based and most projects will require proficiency in a number of these. Your project is assessed on the basis of interim presentation, conduct, final report and viva.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to students registered on associated programmes.

Staff Contact: KRYNKIN ANTON
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study, Regular meetings with supervisor. Minimum once per 2 weeks.
Assessment: Course work, Presentation, Project/ portfolio

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Mechanical Engineering):

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