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Module Title LH Industrial Research Project
SchoolSchool of Engineering
Department Civil Engineering
Module Code 04 27091
Module Lead Dr S Dirar
Level Honours Level
Credits 20
Semester Full Term
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-4 hours
Project supervision-8 hours
Supervised time in studio/workshop-120 hours
Guided independent study-68 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This is an individual research oriented project in which the student will investigate a practical problem that may arise directly as a result of the student’s previous experience or specific area of interest. Projects will require students to undertake a critical literature review and from this prepare a clear problem definition and research methodology. Research findings will be presented in report form, orally and defended in a viva.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Obtain and evaluate information from a wide range of sources.
  • Plan and execute a programme of work.
  • Provide critical and reflective assessment of research findings.
  • Sort and manipulate data in a manner that facilitates interpretation and analysis.
  • Provide clear and relevant conclusions.
  • Work independently, managing personal work programme to meet project milestones.
  • Use appropriate visual written and verbal techniques to communicate ideas.
Assessment 27091-01 : Interim Report : Coursework (20%)
27091-02 : Final Report : Coursework (60%)
27091-04 : Sem 2 Presentation : Presentation (20%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Summative Assessment: [100% coursework]Interim Report: Coursework (20%) – Semester 1Final Report: Coursework (60%) – Semester 2Presentation with Q&A (20%) – Semester 2 or 3 as appropriate
Formative Assessment:Project proposal formProject supervision meetings
Reassessment: None
Other None
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