Undergraduate Course: Professional Issues for Mechanical Engineers 3 (SCEE09001)
|School||School of Engineering
||College||College of Science and Engineering
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course covers a range of issues and activity associated with mechanical engineering practice. These include legal issues and knowledge of real world activity through engineering applications, guest lectures and study of engineering companies.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 20,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 30,
Formative Assessment Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 16,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assignment 1: Personal Development Plan (50%) and Assignment 2: Engineering Companies in Action (50%).
Attendance and successful completion of all required activities in the is Engineering Applications 3 section is a requirement to obtain a pass in the course.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Undertake critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas, concepts, information from different sources, s and issues in mechanical engineering practice.
- Understand different aspects of the practical application of engineering practice through hand-on activities and demonstrations.
- Understand the Personal Development Plan process and be able to apply the process to the current stage of professional development.
- Understand the different routes through their degree programme (e.g BEng or MEng) and the possibilities on graduation.
- Understand the strategic management, health and safety, ethical and environmental issues facing industry, in accordance with current professional codes of practice and social pressurees.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Katherine Dunn
Tel: (0131 6)50 4845
|Course secretary||Miss Chloe Fleming