Team Project Challenge (EE)
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Undergraduate: Level 5
Thursday 08 October 2020
Friday 02 July 2021
29 July 2020
Requisites for this module
BENGH610 Electronic Engineering,
BENGH611 Electronic Engineering (Including Year Abroad),
BENGH61P Electronic Engineering (Including Foundation Year),
BENGHP10 Electronic Engineering (Including Placement Year),
MENGH613 Electronic Engineering,
MENGH614 Electronic Engineering (Integrated Masters, Including Placement Year),
BENGH641 Communications Engineering,
BENGHP41 Communications Engineering (Including Foundation Year),
BENGHPK1 Communications Engineering (Including Placement Year),
BENGHQ41 Communications Engineering (Including Year Abroad),
MENGH642 Communications Engineering,
BENGH615 Robotic Engineering,
BENGH616 Robotic Engineering (Including Year Abroad),
BENGH617 Robotic Engineering (Including Placement Year),
BSC H631 Electronics,
BSC H632 Electronics (Including Year Abroad),
BSC H633 Electronics (Including Placement Year),
BENGH730 Mechatronic Systems,
BENGH731 Mechatronic Systems (Including Year Abroad),
BENGH732 Mechatronic Systems (Including Placement Year),
BENGH169 Neural Engineering with Psychology,
BENGH170 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Placement Year),
BENGH171 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Year Abroad),
BENGH172 Neural Engineering with Psychology (including Foundation Year),
BSC H167 Neural Technology with Psychology
This module is designed to develop a range of professional skills of students using a team project as the vehicle. Each student will work on a project within their team given a set of attributes that the project must contain.
The projects are based on typical industrial scenarios and incorporate the concepts of specifications, design, and implementation. Within the project, students will learn about sustainability, project and time management, design, legal issues, health and safety, data analysis and presentation, team reporting, and self evaluation.
The aims of this module are:
. to provide students with an understanding of the computing and related industries;
. to further develop the skills that are fundamental to a successful career;
. to work in a team to carry out a project.
After completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. Describe the processes involved in project management and produce a project management plan.
2. Use project management tools and techniques.
3. Explain and justify their team's finished product.
4. Report and reflect on their individual contribution to the team's effort.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of professional, legal and ethical issues that affect the work of professionals in their discipline.
6. Demonstrate the ability to research and use system development tools.
7. Produce a Curriculum Vitae, and cover letter.
The module consists of two parallel strands:
The major strand will consist of team project, which will be based on a simple but realistic development scenario chosen to maximise the students' experience within a collaborative group environment.
The project will be on a topic directly relevant to the students' degree course and will typically involve developing a product through the specification and design stages.
The second strand consists of a series of professional development lectures including topics such as project management, legal and ethical issues, accounting, entrepreneurship, communication skills (including change management), project-risk analysis and control, and careers guidance.
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Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||Individual Challenge - Wk 16
||Team Presentation - Wk 25
||Group Final Project
||120 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Prof Anthony Vickers, email: email@example.com.
Professor Anthony Vickers, Dr Manoj Thakur
School office, email: csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872770
No external examiner information available for this module.
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Of 95 hours, 55 (57.9%) hours available to students:
40 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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