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CE50222: Project phase 2 (dissertation)

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Chemical 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:
Dissertation period
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Individual presentation (CW 20%)
  • Final dissertation [10000-15000 words] (CW 80%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
* enable students to complete a substantial research project relating to their MSc.
* enable students to write a dissertation based on that research

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit the student will be able to:
* carry out novel research
* analyse the findings of that research
* draw conclusions based on their analysis
* make recommendations based on their conclusions.


* project planning [F]
* time management [F]
* critical review [T,F,A]
* communicate effectively in oral and written form [T,F,A]
* work independently and reflectively [T,F,A]
* multi source data and information analysis [T,F,A]
* data and information synthesis [T,F,A]


* independent research supported by teaching staff
* dissertation writing.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

CE50222 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Chemical Engineering


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