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Undergraduate Course: MEng Electronics and Electrical Engineering Project Phase Two (Internal) (ELEE11090)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Engineering CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 Undergraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryThe M.Eng. Electronics and Electrical Engineering project is a substantial piece of practical research, or industrial design, which will give the student experience in applying knowledge
and understanding gained in earlier study, as well as increasing the student's competence in a particular area of Electronics and Electrical Engineering. The objective output of a project is a novel design, or empirical knowledge, the extent of attainment of which forms part of the overall assessment. However, skills and attitudes appropriate to the professional engineer, developed in pursuit of the objective output, are just as important and are given corresponding weight in the
assessment. The project will be structured into two phases, with two defined work packages but the two phases are closely and integrally related. Each phase appears as a separate course.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2016/17, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 1, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 12, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 60, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 514 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Coursework %: 100
Feedback Each student undertakes a practice presentation where they will be given feedback on their progress by their supervisor and thesis examiner. They will also meet with their supervisor for at least 30 minutes each week during the practical phase of the project. Finally, before the final submission it is recommended that the students submit one chapter/section of their report for detailed feedback.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the project a student should be able to: plan a project, by formulating objectives and a time schedule, identifying milestones, deliverables, constraints and the resources needed; manage a project, by working to the plan, keeping comprehensive records and exercising time management; identify sources of information and carry out an information search by selecting, collating and evaluating information from a variety of sources; write a clear, wellpresented report, containing critical assessment of the project work and setting it in context; in a viva voce exam, describe, explain, discuss, support and critically appraise aspects of their project.
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Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsResearch Project
Course organiserDr Tughrul Arslan
Tel: (0131 6)50 5592
Course secretaryMiss Megan Inch
Tel: (0131 6)51 7079
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