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ES2E0 - Year in Research

  • Module code: ES2E0
  • Module name: Year in Research
  • Department: School of Engineering
  • Credit: 120

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide students with the opportunity to • Complete an undergraduate placement in research • Develop experience of, and confidence in, essential research skills. • Develop in a research environment skills previously pursued in an academic setting. • Improve foreign language skills [in placements where the language is not English]

Principal learning outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to demonstrate: • The application in a research environment of critical, analytical and interpersonal skills developed in pursuit of their disciplinary studies. • Understanding of the work/research environment and their contribution to it. • The development of high level transferrable skills such as confidence, communication, flexibility, time management, team working. • Where appropriate, the development of social and cultural sensitivity and ethical awareness. • Understanding of how to apply research-based learning to other areas of personal development. • The ability to reflect on personal and professional progress, cogently and judiciously. • An ability to decide, plan and thrive in the world of research.

Timetabled teaching activities

Students will receive upto 2 research place visits and/or Skype meetings by a placement tutor. Consultations will take the form of contact through email, telephone, skype or other forms on a regular basis.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/eng/eso/modules/year2/

Other essential notes

The actual experience of the placement year will vary for students, dependent on the nature of the placement.

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
120 CATS (Module code: ES2E0-120)
A (Assessed work only) Portfolio 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Year in Research (H110) - Year 4
  • BEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H111) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H115) - Year 3
  • MEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H115) - Year 4
  • BEng Engineering with Intercalated Year (H118) - Year 3
  • BEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H215) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H218) - Year 3
  • MEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H218) - Year 4
  • BEng Civil Engineering with Intercalated Year (H21B) - Year 3
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (H314) - Year 3
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (H317) - Year 3
  • MEng Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (H317) - Year 4
  • BEng Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (H319) - Year 3
  • BEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H334) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H337) - Year 3
  • MEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H337) - Year 4
  • BEng Automotive Engineering with Intercalated Year (H339) - Year 3
  • BEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H63U) - Year 3
  • BEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H63V) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H63Y) - Year 3
  • MEng Electronic Engineering with Intercalated Year (H63Y) - Year 4
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH32) - Year 3
  • MEng Systems Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH32) - Year 4
  • BEng Systems Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH34) - Year 3
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH74) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH77) - Year 3
  • MEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH77) - Year 4
  • BEng Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering with Intercalated Year (HH7A) - Year 3
  • BEng Engineering Business Management with Intercalated Year (HN13) - Year 3
  • BSc Engineering and Business Studies with Intercalated Year (HN14) - Year 3
  • BEng Engineering Business Management with Intercalated Year (HN17) - Year 3
Optional

N/A