Applied Technology (H7129)

15 credits, Level 3 (sub-degree)

Spring teaching

The Applied Technology module develops skills in the application of mathematical skills to real world scientific and engineering tasks. Application areas include basic mechanics such as equations of motion, static framework analysis and materials, engineering design such as drag, lift and pressure and electrical principles and electronic devices. You learn to analyse real- world engineering and design problems, and how to use scientific data to inform component selection and make informed design choices. You will consider the design process from requirements analysis, generation of possible solutions, simulation and evaluation of those options. You also learn basic practical electronics laboratory skills.

Teaching

50%: Lecture
50%: Practical (Laboratory, Workshop)

Assessment

30%: Coursework (Problem set, Project)
70%: Examination (Multiple choice questions)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 61 hours of contact time and about 89 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.