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Module Code: CEN112
Module Title: Engineering Skills
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
The aims of this module are help students develop basic engineering skills, such as technical communication skills for both written and oral presentations; computing and programming skills using software; probability and statistic knowledge and problem solving skills; team work skills.

Learning outcomes 
A. Understand basic concepts of probability and statistics;

B. Acquire elementary programming skills using a scripting language;

C. Demonstrate oral and written technical communication skills by using MS Office software and reference management software;

D. Demonstrate awareness of health and safety issues and risks associated with experimental work;

E. Demonstrate team work skills.

Method of teaching and learning 
Interactive lectures, virtual laboratory experiments, software demonstrations, training tutorials, hands-on practice, Peer-to-Peer(P2P) discussion, P2P review and continuous assessments.

Week 1 Module overview

Week 2 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 1

Week 3 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 2

Week 4 Basic theory of probability and statistics - 3

Week 5 Basic programming 1

Week 6 Basic programming 2

Week 7: Reading week

Week 8 Basic programming 3

Week 9 Basic programming 4

Week 10 Skill Assessment

Week 11 Basic data analysis & presentation

Week 12 Format technical report

Week 13 Final presentation

Week 14 Final presentation

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26     26      23  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 In-Class Test (Probability And Statistics) And Computer Based Questions (Matlab Programming) 50.00
2 Presentation 30.00
3 Lab Work 20.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/2/2020 12:38:29 AM