Undergraduate Course: Mechanical Engineering MEng Individual Project 5 (MECE11006)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Year 5 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 practises.
* Accreditation of Higher Education Programmes Learning Outcomes
The codes AHEP outcomes for this course are:: SM1m, SM2m, SM3m, SM4m, SM5m, SM6m, EA1m, EA2m, EA3m, EA4m, EA5m, EA6m, D1, D2, D3m, D4, D5, D7m, D8m, EL1m, EL2, EL4, EL5m, EL6m, P1, P2m, P3, P4m, P5, P6, P7, P8m, P9m, P10M
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2021/22, 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)
||Project and Final Report 100%
|No Exam Information
| On completion of the module, 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 reporting 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.
|Course organiser||Dr Andrew Downes
Tel: (0131 6)50 5660
|Course secretary||Mr James Foster
Tel: (0131 6)51 3562