Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
Autumn and Spring 6 45 (22.5) DR G Lu checkmark-circle


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


This module appears in the following module collections.

Contact hours

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

Method of assessment

7% Background research, specification and initial design (To include project plan, budget, ethics, H&S and risk assessment)
7% Oral presentation
82%Final project report with a viva voce examination (one hour)
4% Poster presentation

Indicative reading


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. Formally present their work to individuals and groups


  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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