- Professor Nicholas Mitchell (Professor, Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering, The University of Bath - The University of Bath)
|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||22 x 1 Hour Lectures|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours (Written exam)||70%|
|Semester Assessment||Online Test (Two online tests)||20%|
|Semester Assessment||Poster (Details of research project)||10%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours (Written exam)||100%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Apply relevant legislation and professional codes of conduct to engineering problems.
2. Evaluate risks to engineering problems.
3. Evaluate the management implications for a company of issues in equality and diversity, sustainability, security management and human resources.
4. Evaluate the management implications for a company of issues in health and safety.
5. Communicate research project through a conference style poster.
The subjects covered in this module address many of the non-technical issues that arise in a career in engineering.
Management issues – structure of organizations, sustainability, risk, HR, professionalism, equality and diversity in the workplace
Business – planning, costing, procurement
Poster presentation skills
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Application of number is essential to engineering disciplines. Assessed in exam.|
|Communication||Communication and literacy are required to present findings in the poster presentation assessment.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Reflecting on outcomes to plan further work develops own learning and performance. Assessed throughout.|
|Information Technology||Instrumentation and computing are essential to engineering disciplines to perform experiments, analyse data and present results. Online tests, poster assignment.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Understanding of professional issues is vital for employment applications.|
|Problem solving||Problem solving skills are essential when responding to initial results and adapting strategies accordingly. Assessed throughout.|
|Research skills||Research and information literacy skills are needed professionally to ensure compliance with legislation and industry best practices. Assessed throughout.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6