MSc Manufacturing and Welding Engineering Design

Course Information Package

Course Unit TitleGRADUATE RESEARCH
Course Unit CodeMDME517
Course Unit DetailsMSc Manufacturing and Welding Engineering Design (MSc Thesis) -
Number of ECTS credits allocated13
Learning Outcomes of the course unitBy the end of the course, the students should be able to:
  1. Carry out investigation in the forefront of knowledge in the area related to topic of the student’s Thesis.
  2. Demonstrate competency in the methodologies needed for a successful research project implementation.
  3. Employ analytical, modelling and experimental methodologies for the implementation of a research project.
  4. Use appropriate software and hardware tools to support the implementation and evaluation of a research project.
  5. Use appropriate software and hardware tools to support the implementation and evaluation of a research project.
  6. Draw conclusions on the investigations of a research project, and propose areas for improvements and future developments.
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
PrerequisitesNONECo-requisitesNONE
Recommended optional program componentsNONE
Course Contents

This is the second of the three courses that constitute the Masters Thesis, which is a research oriented work at the forefront of knowledge within the specialization of the student.

A student registered in this course is expected to implement the objectives of the Thesis, using the methodology proposed in the MME516 (Research Preparation and Proposal) course, according to the approved planning. For a typical full time student, this course is taken concurrently with the MME518 (Thesis Writing and Presentation).
Recommended and/or required reading:
Textbooks
  • No specific book is assigned. Students are expected to consult a variety of information sources, including textbooks, manuals, scientific and research papers.
References
    Planned learning activities and teaching methods

    The Student is expected to use appropriate analytical, modelling and experimental methodologies for the implementation of the objectives of the Master’s project approved by the student’s Assessment Committee in the MME516 (Research Preparation and Proposal) course.

    The Student is expected to meet regularly with his Thesis Advisor to ensure that the set objectives, methodologies and planning are met. 
    Assessment methods and criteria
    Adequacy of sources consulted20%
    Design methodology / implementation20%
    Evaluation methodology20%
    Presentation and discussion of results20%
    Oral Presentation20%
    Language of instructionEnglish
    Work placement(s)NO