Group Project with Industrial Practice

The details
Computer Science and Electronic Engineering (School of)
Colchester Campus
Full Year
Postgraduate: Level 7
Thursday 03 October 2019
Friday 26 June 2020
28 October 2019


Requisites for this module



Key module for

MENGH613 Electronic Engineering,
MENGH614 Electronic Engineering (Integrated Masters, Including Placement Year),
MENGH642 Communications Engineering

Module description

Students will undertake a group project starting from the initial customer specification through to design, construction, testing and delivery. The group project will be undertaken within an industrial context with either a real industrial client, where this is possible, or alternatively an internal client that might be a research group within the department. Part of the module work will be to investigate the context of the project, to understand how the project forms part of the company/research group and how the company/university operates at a wider level.

Module aims

The aim of this module is to provide students with the opportunity to apply computer science and/or engineering principles and techniques to the solution of a practical problem.

Module learning outcomes

After completing this module students will be expected to have

1. Researched the background and literature relating to a practical problem involving the application of computer science and/or engineering. This will normally reflect the large the large range of outside projects which CSEE is currently involved with.
2. Written a dissertation about their investigation.
3. Given an oral presentation, answered questions about the project, and given a demonstration of their implementation.

Module information

All taught course MSc students, who have been successful in their examinations, undertake a project during the Spring term. The project, which must be in an approved area of computer science or electrical engineering, is carried out under the supervision of a member of staff, and leads to a dissertation.

Learning and teaching methods

No information available.


This module does not appear to have a published bibliography.

Assessment items, weightings and deadlines

Coursework / exam Description Deadline Weighting
Coursework   Major Report    100% 

Overall assessment

Coursework Exam
100% 0%


Coursework Exam
100% 0%
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Michael Gardner, email: mgardner@essex.ac.uk.
School Office, csee-schooloffice (non-Essex users should add @essex.ac.uk to create full e-mail address), Telephone 01206 872438



External examiner

Dr Venkata Lakshmipathi Raju Chinthalapati
The University of Greenwich
Senior Lecturer (Finance)
Dr Marios Angelopoulos
Bournemouth University
Principal Academic
Available via Moodle
No lecture recording information available for this module.


Further information

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