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COM429   Aerospace Individual Investigative Project   (45 credits)

Year Running: 2020/2021
Credit level: F7


The project is designed to develop students' technical knowledge and understanding, technical and personal skills and an appreciation of the wider context of their studies. It gives students the opportunity to apply and develop further their knowledge and skills by applying them to a specific problem area. It is also intended to develop a greater level of student independence. The specific aims of the project are to: - provide students with the freedom to explore possible solutions to real engineering problems, allowing them to demonstrate their understanding of practical aerospace engineering. - enable students to exercise independent thought and judgement in conducting a technical investigation.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 436.5
Other 13.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Other 0.5 0 %
Project 0.0 100 %

Teaching methods and assessment displayed on this page are indicative for 2021-22. Students will be informed by the academic department of any changes made necessary by the ongoing pandemic.