There are three formal lectures concerning project research, group work and prototype presentation.
ORGANISATION AND CONTENT
Students will undertake a single piece of work over Autumn and Spring terms, presenting a prototype of their application mid-way through the project. The work constitutes 60 credits and thus should occupy about 2 days per week. The project will be supervised by a member of staff, who also sets the initial parameters of the project.
Every student will be individually assessed on their approach to the work as well as their achievement.
Assessment of the project will take the following form:
(a) Prototype demonstration - 20%
(b) Project - 80% (Documentation - 20%, Application - 60%)
After project submission students will attend individual assessment interviews, where they will be asked to demonstrate and discuss their projects with two examiners.
Contact hours 32 comprising of:
Lectures 3 hours
Supervisions 24 hours of individual and team projects.
Presentations 4 hours
Assessment interview 1 hour
Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Method of assessment
100% Coursework comprising of:
20% Prototype demonstration
The student's technical and design observations and powers of both written and oral presentation will be integrated and improved.
The student will gain confidence in undertaking a major project against time and reporting constraints.
The student will gain experience of project management and professional quality document preparation.
The student will gain experience of exhibition preparation and display.