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Module Descriptor 

MECHGR99 Project Report

Code
MECHGR99 (Marine Engineering)
Alt. Codes(s)  None
Title Project Report (45 credits)
Level M
UCL Credits/ECTS 45/18
Start Selection by January, Start in June
End Sept
Taught by Dr P J Tan Module Coordinator
Supervision from members of staff from Department

Prerequisites
Only available to students enrolled on MSc Marine Engineering.

Course Aims To individual project aims to develop independent research and project management skills and to improve technical writing and critical analysis ability. The student will be required to conduct an individual piece of research over an extended period of time and to produce a coherent body of work to a deadline. Guidance will be provided by an academic supervisor but it is expected that the work and effort is driven and managed by the student. The output consists of a presentation followed by a question and answer session and a theses of up to10,000 words. The practical and experimental skills learnt are dependent upon the type of project chosen.

Method of Instruction
Self study
Formal progress reports have to be submitted.
Each student will have a member of academic staff to act as their supervisor.

Assessment
Thesis (85%)
Presentation and oral exam (15%)

Resources
Workshops, labs etc are project specific
Thesis guidelines document.
Moodle page

Additional Information
The start date is listed as January; this is when project selection takes place. Students start full time on their projects after their MSc exams in March and work through until the end of their MSc in September.







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