Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2024 to 2025
Combined Autumn and Spring Terms 6 45 (22.5) Xinggang Yan checkmark-circle


Introduction to the project, research techniques, poster design, report structure and writing.


Contact hours

34 Contact Hours including lectures and weekly supervisions.
416 Independent Study Hours.
450 Total Study Hours

Method of assessment

100% Project

Indicative reading

Project Management, Baguley, P (2008) Publisher: Teach Yourself (London)
ISBN-10: 0340968184, ISBN-13: 9780340968185
Specific reading materials will be suggested by project supervisor

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

1. Execute a substantial piece of independent design or development engineering work
2. Write a scientific report based on the research, development and evaluation they have conducted
3. Communicate information, ideas, problems, and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences


  1. Credit level 6. Higher level module usually taken in Stage 3 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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