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ME40315: External integrated project

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2018/9
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 30      [equivalent to 60 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 600
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework 1 (CW 9%)
  • Coursework 2 (CW 12%)
  • Coursework 3 (CW 27%)
  • Coursework 4 (CW 43%)
  • Coursework 5 (CW 9%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
ME40315 Reassessment Coursework (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To give each student the experience of a design or engineering environment in the UK or abroad, either in industry or a university.
To understand the contribution of the engineer, whether in design, R&D or manufacture, in the context of securing broad commercial goals by means of effective product and market related policies and practices.
To introduce the students to issues associated with entrepreneurship, sustainability and the environment.
To introduce the student to team working.
To introduce financial management procedures, marketing, ethics, risk assessment and business law.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit the student will have:
* Demonstrated a detailed knowledge and understanding of the technical process that is the engineering project.
* Demonstrated a detailed knowledge and understanding of the commercial aspects of engineering.
* Worked in a multi-disciplinary team.
* Communicated in either an industrial or an overseas academic environment.

Working in a team; problem solving; numeracy and analysis; written communication; oral communication; IT.

Commercial Study. Numerical analysis. Design for manufacture. CAD.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME40315 may be available to some students on MEng programmes in Mechanical Engineering, subject to the approval of the Director of Studies