The modules in this programme are delivered with lectures, seminars and lab-based tutorials giving a good balance between scientific methodologies and hands-on practice.
Creativity will underpin much of the interactive work during this course. Developed ideas can be manufactured using a variety of techniques including the use of our range of Rapid – Prototyping equipment.
Modules are assessed mainly through coursework, although some modules may also have exams. The major project is assessed by dissertation and supporting design work.
Examples of past major projects range from the development of innovative Rigging for Stunt Kite Boarding, Race Car Suspension using composite technologies with Innovative Designs to the use of Solar Energy to help cool domestic conservatories.
This is an interactive course aimed to develop your knowledge and understanding of the changes, developments and potential opportunities that face us all in a Global economy.
You will create and deliver a major project and develop effective research and specification skills.
Semester 1 modules will enable you to develop the knowledge, skills and expertise required for this level of work, as well as the opportunity to initiate the research for the major project idea.
Semester 2 modules will enable you to extend your professional understanding and expertise through module coursework, individual projects and teamwork.
You will also make several individual presentations and get chance to hone your interview techniques.