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ME40323: Technical studies with German

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Mechanical Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 3
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 70%, OR 30%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework (CW 70%)
  • Oral (OR 30%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this unit you must take ME20071 and take EU30376 and while taking this unit you must take EU40377 and in taking this unit you cannot take ME40322
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To maintain and develop further the students' technical language skills.
To refine skills in relation to technical report writing and oral presentation.

Learning Outcomes:
After taking this unit the student should be able to:
* Explain and discuss in German some concepts related to the chosen degree programme.
* Study technical material and provide an oral and written summary in German.
* Write in a well organised style with main concepts and their applications clearly expressed in German.

Skills in precision and creativity in the use of written and spoken technical language, effective communication in German, working independently.

Discussion on topics related to various degree programmes.
Review in German of selected Final Year units specific to different degree programmes including the presentation of theoretical concepts and their applications.
Technical report writing; oral presentation.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ME40323 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • UEME-AKM43 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Advanced Design, Innovation and German with Year long work placement (Year 5)
  • UEME-AKM18 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with German with Year long work placement (Year 5)
  • UEME-AKM40 : MEng(Hons) Mechanical Engineering with Manufacturing, Management and German 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.