Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2020 to 2021
(version 2)
Summer 7 60 (30) DR P Young checkmark-circle


A major practical system will be developed either in an industrial context or within the department. There are no formal lectures - students will undertake the work in their own time under the regular supervision of a member of the academic staff and, where appropriate, industrial collaborators.



Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Indicative reading

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students will have learnt project management techniques relevant to the electronics and computer industries. This is the key contribution to Knowledge and Understanding as specified in the subject specific learning outcomes for the relevant MSc programme. It is expected that students will also demonstrate knowledge and understanding in other areas specified in the subject specific learning outcomes, but which areas will be project dependent.
The project will require all students to demonstrate the ability to develop system level specifications and the ability to design based on system requirements. The demonstration of other Intellectual Skills is also expected but will be project dependent.Students will also demonstrate ability in a range of Professional Practical Skills but these will be project dependent.


  1. Credit level 7. Undergraduate or postgraduate masters level module.
  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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