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MRes Research Project

Overview

  • Credit value: 120 credits at Level 7
  • Module convenor: Oded Lachish
  • Assessment: a 20,000-word project report, including related technical submissions (90%) and the project presentation (10%)

Module description

You will undertake an individual project under the supervision of two staff members who will provide support throughout the project. Discussion of your research proposal will take place in the first weeks of the programme.

Learning objectives

By completing the project, you will have the opportunity to:

  • develop a systematic understanding and critical awareness of an agreed problem as described in a project proposal form
  • plan and execute a major piece of programming work appropriate to the MRes programme
  • critically present existing approaches in the problem area, place your own approach in the wider area and evaluate your contribution
  • gain experience in communicating complex ideas/concepts and approaches/techniques to others by writing a comprehensive, self-contained report.