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Sustainable Engineering

MEng Hons (Full Time)

UCAS Code:H224
Minimum Length:4 Year(s)
Credit Points:480
Part II Weight:12
Part II Year 2 Weight:4
Part II Year 3 Weight:4
Part II Year 4 Weight:4
Director of Studies:Dr X Ma

Educational Aims: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Subject Specific: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

General: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills.

Learning Outcomes: Knowledge, Understanding and Skills

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Intended Learning Outcomes


Knowledge and understanding of:

          Basic mathematics and science that are appropriate to engineering

          Principles of ict relevant to sustainable engineering

          General principles of design, design techniques and characteristics of engineering materials and components

          Elementary management and business practices; professional and ethical responsibilities

          Manufacturing techniques; requirements for safe operation


Intellectual skills able to:

          Select and apply appropriate mathematical methods and principles of engineering science to model and analyse engineering situations.

          Select and apply appropriate computer-based methods to model and analyse engineering situations.

          Analyse existing engineering systems and create new systems through synthesis of ideas from a range of sources.

          Undertake project management tasks and carry out financial appraisal of engineering projects

          Apply engineering knowledge and understanding to design a system, component or process to meet a need.


Practical skills able to:

          Use relevant test and measurement equipment

          Carry out practical hands-on laboratory work

          Use engineering it tools, including writing computer programs

          Test design ideas in the lab or through simulation, with analysis and critical evaluation of results.

          Take account of industrial and commercial constraints in appropriate situations

          Use project management techniques


Transferable skills able to:

          Communicate effectively, in writing, orally, through presentations and through drawings.

          Work with others..

          Use general ict tools.

          Locate and retrieve information from libraries, databases and other sources

          Manipulate data, and present it in a variety of ways.

          Use creativity and innovation in dealing with engineering situations.

          Learn independently

          Manage their own time.

          Work with limited or contradictory information.


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