Undergraduate Course: BEng Mechanical Engineering Project 4 (MECE10008)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||During their final year students undertake a significant piece of project work under the supervision of a member of the academic staff within the School. The duration of the project depends on the specific degree programme, but will normally span a period of several months. Students are encouraged to generate their own project outline, subject to approval from the School's Teaching Committee; alternatively students may choose to develop a project from a list of titles supplied by a member of the academic staff. Projects may also be carried out in collaboration with industry. The project is advanced through deployment of accepted engineering and research practices.
* Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes Learning Outcomes
The codes AHEP outcomes for this course are: SM1b, SM2b, SM3b, EA1b, EA2, EA3b, EA4b, D1, D2, D3b, D4, D5, EL1, EL2, EL4, EL5, EL6, P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6, P7, P8
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2020/21, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 2,
Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 20,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 40,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Final Report and Presentation 100%
|No Exam Information
| On completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. Carry out and manage a significant piece of project work, within a framework of time and resource limitations.
2. Demonstrate a high level of professional communication skills through writing a substantial final dissertation, through interim presentations and demonstrations.
3. Perform a rigorous literature review, making use of a wide range of library resources via traditional and online catalogues, including collections held within the University of Edinburgh libraries and through interlibrary loans, etc.
4. Demonstrate an increased level of awareness of the importance of organizational and time management skills.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Additional Class Delivery Information
||23 hour(s) per week for 13 week(s).
|Course organiser||Dr Livio Gibelli
Tel: (0131 6)50 5715
|Course secretary||Mr James Foster
Tel: (0131 6)51 3562