To enable students to develop their problem-solving skills by working on a medium size project in a research environment in the university. To allow the students to develop skill of writing a formal, academic dissertation and a conference paper.
A single project work will be undertaken over a five-month period in a research laboratory in the university. The project will require the students to use scientific methods, computer modelling, or design, literature and theoretical work
The student will receive a tutorial from the project supervisor. The dissertation and the conference paper should demonstrate that the students has employed scientific methods while undertaking the project work, and should also report on the new discipline specific knowledge gained by the student
Supporting self study material will be provided to prepare the student for writing the dissertation. A conference paper template will also be provided for writing the conference paper