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Postgraduate Course: Integrative Sensing and Measurement Short Project (PGEE11135)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Engineering CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryStudents will apply the knowledge gained from the taught courses in S1 and S2, to an individual project on an intellectually demanding R&D topic under the guidance of a supervisor. It consists of two main elements and students will perform the research project independently with the minimal of practical supervision necessary to meet their projects┐ broad aim and objectives.
Course description Introduction to group project
Descriptions of technology and software
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs No
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2019/20, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Lecture Hours 4, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10, Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 50, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 10, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 2, Formative Assessment Hours 2, Summative Assessment Hours 2, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 508 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Written Exam %: 0
Practical Exam %: 0
Coursework %: 100
Feedback Through project supervisor meetings
Through formative feedback
Through feedback sessions on group project work
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
By the end of the individual short project the student will be able to ┐ ┐ research the literature in their subject area, draw appropriate conclusions and incorporate these in their project work ┐ create a project plan and monitor progress against the plan ┐ use available equipment, facilities and research resources innovatively to address their chosen research topic ┐ carry out some creative work independently while still requiring guidance from an experienced supervisor ┐ prepare and submit a formal project report for examination ┐ present their results to an audience and answer questions.
Reading List
n/a
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements None
KeywordsSensor,CDT,Dissertation,project planning,report writing,research project,group project.
Contacts
Course organiserProf Ian Underwood
Tel: (0131 6)50 5631 / 7474
Email: Ian.Underwood@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Christina Belton
Tel: (0131 6)50 7815
Email: Christina.Belton@ed.ac.uk
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