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Undergraduate Course: Professional Issues for Mechanical Engineers 3 (SCEE09001)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Engineering CollegeCollege of Science and Engineering
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 9 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThis 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.
Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2024/25, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( 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 31 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
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.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Undertake critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of ideas, concepts, information from different sources, s and issues in mechanical engineering practice.
  2. Understand different aspects of the practical application of engineering practice through hand-on activities and demonstrations.
  3. Understand the Personal Development Plan process and be able to apply the process to the current stage of professional development.
  4. Understand the different routes through their degree programme (e.g BEng or MEng) and the possibilities on graduation.
  5. Understand the strategic management, health and safety, ethical and environmental issues facing industry, in accordance with current professional codes of practice and social pressurees.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Stephen Warrington
Tel:
Email: Stephen.Warrington@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Maryna Vlasova
Tel:
Email: mvlasova@ed.ac.uk
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