The University of Southampton
Courses

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
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
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

Syllabus

n/a

Learning and Teaching

TypeHours
Tutorial12
Preparation for scheduled sessions18
Lecture36
Wider reading or practice66
Follow-up work18
Total study time150

Assessment

Summative

MethodPercentage contribution
Dissertation 100%

Referral

MethodPercentage contribution
Coursework assignment(s) 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal

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