Module Title:   Design Project

Module Credit:   20

Module Code:   ENG5035D

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Work-Based Learning

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr CS Wright

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

Development of initiative, innovation and creative skills through an extended student-centred study in the practice of engineering, technology and management at professional level, involving research, integration, application, evaluation and synthesis of knowledge gained across a range of several subject areas.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
This module is characterised as `work-based learning` constituting part of a Foundation Degree. The teaching strategy is to provide support material via web and paper based resources. These will allow students to understand and reflect upon work place activities. Supplementary assessment is to repair deficiencies in original submission.

Lectures:   4.00          Directed Study:   120.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   20.00          Other:   56.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   200.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

demonstrate an analytical approach in tackling engineering, technology and management problems using new and advancing technology and methodologies.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

apply scientific and engineering/technological/managerial/organisational principles to the solution of a significant open-ended problem

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

apply techniques in .data management; data presentation; data interpretation; IT skills; systematic problem solving; creative problem solving; communication

  Coursework   80%
  Technical report (<4000 word equivalent)
  Presentation   20%
  Oral examinationa

Outline Syllabus:
Critical appraisal of an existing or a new design of a product, process or system. The range of subject areas is broad and will be determined by student interest and employment focus. It may fall under one of the following descriptions -

Feasibility of manufacture; Maintenance; Plant modification; Implementation of monitoring systems; Design, construction and operation of electrical systems or components or of industrial processes; Application of software systems.

This list is not to be considered as exclusive. Students will be expected to show considerable initiative and apply the engineering method to their study

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