Module Overview

Final Year Project

Students are required to undertake a major project within the area of mechanical engineering. This involves working independently, under supervision, in order to gainexperience of integrating and applying different elements encountered in the various modules of the course to find solutions for mechanical engineering problems.

Module Code

PROJ H4000

ECTS Credits


*Curricular information is subject to change

Project Scope

Define project objectives. Breakdown tasks into appropriate parts or stages. Formulate a plan of action

Project Planning/Management

Formulate, implement and review a plan of action. Work consistently to plan, modifying, and adapting where necessary and completing to deadline. Record activities in a log book.

Literature survey

Identify and use a variety of techniques to obtain information (includingstandard research and electronic retrieval methods) and tackle problemsappropriate to the tasks. Conduct and present a literature survey appropriate to the subject matter.

Formulate a technical report

Formulate a written technical report. Defend material/process choices as relevant. Utilise codes of paractice, legislation, regulations as appropriate. Apply the principles of experimental design. Review results versus original objectives, draw conclusions supported byevidence.

Oral Presentation

Present to internal and external examiners, prepare and present a poster.

Module Content & Assessment
Assessment Breakdown %
Other Assessment(s)100