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ELEC6128 EMECS MSc Project

Module Overview

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

To give you the opportunity to demonstrate advanced knowledge of a particular aspect of embedded computing systems To provide the opportunity to work in a research-led environment To develop research skills and prepare you for a career in research and development

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and Understanding

Having successfully completed this module, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

  • Scientific and technological principles underlying your chosen topic of study
  • Specialist tools and techniques used to design, analyse, implement, build and verify systems
  • Current research issues relevant to your chosen topic of study
Subject Specific Intellectual and Research Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Acquire new knowledge and understanding through critical reading of research material
  • Apply such knowledge and understanding to specialist design problems
Transferable and Generic Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Use printed and on-line catalogues and databases to locate relevant technical information
  • Present specialist technical information in written and verbal forms
  • Work independently on a significant research project
Subject Specific Practical Skills

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Use knowledge of tools and methods relevant to your subject area to carry out research



Learning and Teaching

Preparation for scheduled sessions18
Wider reading or practice66
Follow-up work18
Total study time150



MethodPercentage contribution
Diligence and Initiative 100%


MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework assignment(s) 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal

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