Module Catalogues

Research and Development in Engineering

Module Title Research and Development in Engineering
Module Level Level 4
Module Credits .00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM1

Aims and Fit of Module

This module aims to build student awareness of research techniques, approaches and results for emergent technologies.
The module is open and can be taken by all Master’s students to partially fulfill the requirements for Additional Learning Activities.

Learning outcomes

A Knowledge of the direction of development of civil engineering research, and how it is evolving to meet clients’ needs.
B Ability to assess the potential application of emergent technologies within a civil engineering context.
C Be able to critically evaluate the potential range of applications of new technologies in the context of and in comparison to existing techniques
D Ability to compare and contrast new and existing technologies and generate clear summarised recommendations for their potential application.

Method of teaching and learning

Invited talks from industry professionals and senior academics to introduce modern research topics, where they can be applied and the direction of research as it is driven by the industry