Postgraduate Course: Research Project Preparation (PGEE11044)
||School of Engineering
||College of Science and Engineering
||Not available to visiting students
|Credit level (Normal year taken)
||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
|Home subject area
||Postgrad (School of Engineering)
||Other subject area
||Taught in Gaelic?
||This course is preparation for the MSc project.
Course Delivery Information
|Delivery period: 2010/11 Semester 2, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
||WebCT enabled: Yes
|King's Buildings||Tutorial||1-11|| 15:00 - 17:00|
||Week 1, Friday, 15:00 - 17:00, Zone: King's Buildings. Classroom 6, Hudson Beare Building |
|No Exam Information
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
|Relationship with the supervisor, what can be expected from him/her and what is expected of the student.
Time management, project planning, Gantt charts and resource planning.
How to do a literature review.
Use of computers during a project.
Plagiarism. What it is and how to avoid it - the techniques employed to detect it.
What is added value?
How to write a MSc thesis.
Presentation and communication skills.
Background material including data protection, copyright and patent law, IP issues, enterprise topics, health and safety and ethics.
|Lecture attendance will be compulsory.
Lecture attendance will be compulsory. The main deliverables will be a report and a presentation on a Mini-project - containing the project definition, the literature review, a detailed description of the resources required and a Gantt chart. This report will be submitted around mid March.
||Project preparation MSc
||Dr Rebecca Cheung
Tel: (0131 6)50 5749
||Mrs Sharon Mulvey
Tel: (0131 6)51 7076
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