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AR40307: Group design project - civil and architectural

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 12
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Basil Spence Engineering Project (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
The Sir Basil Spence project for Civil and Architectural Engineers. To give students experience in developing a complex scheme working in teams.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of the unit, the student will have demonstrated an ability to undertake complex multidisciplinary design work. They will also have demonstrated verbal and written professional communication skills with their design team, and with potential clients.

Intellectual skills
* To apply theoretical knowledge to complex multidisciplinary designs - assessed
Professional/Practical skills
* Analytical and design skills related to the material covered - assessed
Transferable/key skills
* To communicate ideas verbally and in writing - facilitated and assessed.

A substantial multidisciplinary design project with teams of civil engineers, civil and architectural engineers and architects. Civil and architectural engineers will concentrate on the sustainable interaction between the structure, building environment, architecture and construction of a building. The project will be tutored both by academic staff and industrial visiting tutors.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR40307 is a Designated Essential Unit on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-AFM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering (Year 4)
  • UEAR-AKM03 : MEng(Hons) Civil and Architectural Engineering with Year long work placement (Year 5)

* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.