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Module Code: CEN311
Module Title: Final Year Project
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 10.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: ACYR
Originating Department: Civil Engineering
Pre-requisites: N/A
The module aims to promotethe application of engineering knowledge, initiative, enthusiasm, etc. to plan, carry out and control an open-ended project in a topic which is developed by academic staff. It also aims to enhance communication skills by writing proposal, progress and final reports, giving oral presentations, presenting a poster and maintaining a logbook. Students also experience a major task similar to those of working as a professional engineer in an industrial or research organization.
Learning outcomes 
A. Identify and evaluate the key aspects of an engineering-related research project to demonstrate this awareness by providing a comprehensive review of recent developments in the subject area.

B. Manage a research project in terms of scope, time and resources.

C. Plan and design a laboratory experiment/computer analysis/survey using suitable techniques and procedures with due regard to health and safety.

D. Analyse technical problems qualitatively and/or quantitatively.

E. Demonstrate inter-active, computing, IT, technical report writing, oral presentation and poster design skills.

Method of teaching and learning 
Regular meetings/consultations with supervisor, laboratory work under direct/indirect (where appropriate) supervision, self-organisation, preparation of proposal, interim and final reports and oral presentations.

A completely new individual project as specified by the academic staff consisting of:
- Literature review

- Research design

- Investigation

- Data collection and analysis

- Summary, conclusion

- Report writing

- Oral presentations and poster defence

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13     26      261  300 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Interim Presentation 15.00
2 Final Presentation 15.00
3 Written Report 70.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/7/2020 5:00:36 AM