In these cases the appropriate degree, Postgraduate Diploma or certificate will be awarded to candidates
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Faculty of Science M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering 59 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mechanical Engineering 60 M.Sc./Postgraduatea in Chemical Research (Green Chemistry or Biological Chemistry) 62 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Embedded Systems & Control 64 MSc/Postgraduate Diploma Environmental Informatics 65 ate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems 67 loma in Geographical Information Systems and Archaeology 68 MSc in Financial Mathematics and Computation 69 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Information and Communications Engineering 71 ate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Simulation 73 M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies 74 ate Diploma in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources 76 MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Software Engineering for the e-Economy 77 Faculty of Science M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering Period of Registration: One semester full-time for Certificate. Nine months full-time for the Postgraduate Diploma and one year full-time for the M.Sc. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a period not exceeding four years. Entry Requirements: Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British university or its equivalent; or a ...

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Faculty of Science M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering 59  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mechanical Engineering 60  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Research (Green Chemistry or Biological Chemistry) 62  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Embedded Systems & Control 64  MSc/Postgraduate Diploma Environmental Informatics 65  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems 67  MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems and Archaeology 68  MSc in Financial Mathematics and Computation 69  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Information and Communications Engineering 71  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Simulation 73  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Museum Studies 74  M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Sustainable Management of Natural Resources 76  MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Software Engineering for the e-Economy 77   
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M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Electrical and Electronic Engineering Period of Registration:  One semester full-time for Certificate. Nine months full-time for the Postgraduate Diploma and one year full-time for the M.Sc. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a period not exceeding four years. Entry Requirements:  Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British university or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. Course Aims:  The course provides a coherent selection of electrical and electronic engineering subjects to advanced level. The course is aimed for the engineer who wishes to follow a career in the design and implementation of electrical and electronic circuits within the wider engineering environment. Curriculum : All candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma and M.Sc. will take three core modules: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating EG7011 Project Management Fundamentals C 10 EG7012 CAD and Group Project C 20 EG7020 Individual Project C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Science. Curriculum : All candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc will select three modules from the following: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating EG7013 Modelling and Classification of data O 10 EG7014 High Reliability Embedded Systems O 10 EG7015 Robust Control O 10 EG7021 Advanced Radio Systems O 10 EG7034 Electrical Machines and Drives O 10 Curriculum : All candidates will select four modules from the following: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title EG7019 Advanced Control System Design EG7016 Design of Discrete Systems
 
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Core/Option Credit Rating O 15 O 15
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EG7017 Real-Time Signal Processing EG7022 Digital Communications EG7031 Advanced Computational Methods in Materials Modelling & Engineering Design EG7035 Electronically Controlled Motor drives Assessment: The taught modules are assessed by means of open and closed book examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All M.Sc. students are required to produce a dissertation and undertake an oral based upon the results obtained in the individual project module. Qualifications Awarded: (i) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 60 credits comprising the four 15-credit modules. (ii) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 120 credits of taught modules. (iii) In order to graduate with an MSc, an average mark of more than 50% is required (i.e. from 180 credits, comprising the taught modules and the individual project). (iv) An MSc with distinction will be awarded in cases of exceptional merit; this will normally require an average mark of 70% or above in the taught and group project modules and 70% or above in the individual project. Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Science may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. This will normally require 70% or above in the individual project and an average of 70% or above in the other modules. Candidates who have undertaken resits are not eligible for a distinction. (ii) Candidates who obtain the required average mark for the Master of Science, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate, but who do not accumulate the required number of credits, will be permitted one resit for each failed taught module. (iii) Candidates who do not achieve the required average mark are not eligible for resits. (iv) No candidate may be awarded more than one qualification for the work undertaken. M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Mechanical Engineering Period of Registration:  One semester full-time for Certificate. Nine months full-time for the Postgraduate Diploma and one year full-time for the M.Sc. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a period not exceeding four years.
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Entry Requirements:  Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British university or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. Course Aims:  To introduce and develop state-of-the-art methodologies and techniques relevant to current and future strategies for the design of mechanical systems and components. Particular attention will be given to the development of investigative, modelling and computational strategies. The course covers fluid dynamics, solid structures, advanced and conventional materials and control systems. Curriculum : All candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma and M.Sc. will take three core modules: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating EG7011 Project Management Fundamentals C 10 EG7012 CAD and Group Project C 20 EG7020 Individual Project C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Science. Curriculum : All candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc will select three modules from the following: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating EG7013 Modelling and Classification of data O 10 EG7015 Robust Control O 10 EG7026 Advanced Fluid Dynamics O 10 EG7027 Design of Mechanical Structures O 10 EG7028 Surface Engineering O 10 Curriculum : All candidates will select four modules from the following: Course Modules: Module Code Module Title EG7016 Design of Discrete Systems EG7017 Real-Time Signal Processing EG7019 Advanced Control System Design EG7029 Computational Fluid Dynamics EG7030 Advanced Experimental Methods in Materials Engineering
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Core/Option Credit Rating O 15 O 15 O 15 O 15 O 15
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EG7031 Advanced Computational Methods in Materials Modelling and Engineering Design  Assessment: The taught modules are assessed by means of open and closed book examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. All M.Sc. students are required to produce a dissertation and undertake an oral based upon the results obtained in the individual project module. Qualifications Awarded: (i) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 60 credits comprising the four 15-credit modules. (ii) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 120 credits of taught modules. (iii) In order to graduate with an MSc, an average mark of more than 50% is required (i.e. from 180 credits, comprising the taught modules and the individual project). (iv) An MSc with distinction will be awarded in cases of exceptional merit; this will normally require an average mark of 70% or above in the taught and group project modules and 70% or above in the individual project. Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Science may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. This will normally require 70% or above in the individual project and an average of 70% or above in the other modules. Candidates who have undertaken resits are not eligible for a distinction. (ii) Candidates who obtain the required average mark for the Master of Science, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate, but who do not accumulate the required number of credits, will be permitted one resit for each failed taught module. (iii) Candidates who do not achieve the required average mark are not eligible for resits. (iv) No candidate may be awarded more than one qualification for the work undertaken. M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Research (Green Chemistry or Biological Chemistry) Period of Registration:  One year full-time. Entry Requirements:  Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree or its equivalent in Chemistry (or Chemistry with another subject, where Chemistry is the majority of the degree). Applications from candidates who have a third class honours degree but who have spent time in industry may be considered on their individual merits.
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Faculty of Science  Course Aims:  To reinforce and extend basis knowledge of synthesis, separation and characterization of organic and organometallic compounds; to introduce students to a range of topics of current chemical research in either Biological Chemistry or Green Chemistry; and to equip students with the knowledge and generic skills for carrying out original research in preparation for entry to a PhD programme or for employment as practicing chemists in a research environment.  Curriculum : All candidates will take the following core modules:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating CH7001 Characterisation Methods C 20 CH7002 Synthetic Methods C 20 CH7051 Research Methodology I C 30 CH7052 Research Methodology II C 20 CH7061 Research Project C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Science. All candidates will take one module from the following list of options depending on their choice of specialism in either Biological Chemistry or Green Chemistry:  Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating CH7011 Biological Chemistry O 30 CH7021 Green Chemistry O 30 Assessment: (i) The modules will be assessed by a variety if different assessment methods and written examinations. (ii) Candidates for the degree of Master of Science will be required to submit a satisfactory research project on an approved topic. The research project will carry a credit rating of 60 credits. (iii) Candidates may be permitted to resubmit the written assignments for one or more of the modules and/or resubmit the dissertation as required by the examiners. .  Qualifications Awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits from the taught modules (i.e. not the research project) and successfully complete the assessment requirements for each module will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, successfully complete the assessment for each module and submit a satisfactory research project will be awarded the degree of Master of Science. 64
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(iii) Depending on the choice of option module and the research project focus, candidates will be awarded either a Master of Science in Chemical Research (Biological Chemistry) or a Master of Science in Chemical Research (Green Chemistry) Notes: (i) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master’s degree. M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Embedded Systems & Control Period of registration :  One semester full-time for the Certificate. Nine months full-time for the Postgraduate Diploma and one year full-time for the M.Sc. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a period not exceeding four years. Entry requirements : Candidates should normally have at least a second-class honours degree in a relevant subject from a British University or its equivalent; or a qualification recognised by the University as equivalent. Course aims:  To equip candidates with the knowledge and skills required of a professional engineer to design embedded systems for use in control, diagnostics, monitoring and communications. State-of-the-art techniques in control system design, signal processing and software design will be core elements of the course.  Curriculum: All candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma and M.Sc. will take the following core modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating EG7011 Project Management Fundamentals C 10 EG7012 CAD and Group Project C 20 EG7013 Modelling & Classification of Data C 10 EG7014 High Reliability Embedded Systems C 10 EG7015 Robust Control C 10 EG7016 Design of Discrete Systems C 15 EG7017 Real-Time Signal Processing C 15 EG7018 Embedded Systems for Condition C 15 Monitoring & Control EG7019 Advanced Control System Design C 15 EG7020 Individual Project C* 60 * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of MSc. Assessment:
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(i) The taught modules are assessed by means of open and closed book examination papers and a range of continuously assessed work. In addition, M.Sc. students are required to produce an Individual Project dissertation and to give an Individual Project oral presentation. An M.Sc. dissertation viva may be called at the discretion of the M.Sc. examiners. (ii) To proceed to an individual project, candidates must achieve an average mark of 50% or above in the other modules. (iii) To obtain the credits for a particular module, a mark of 40% or above must be obtained in the module. Qualifications awarded: (i) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 60 credits comprising the four 15-credit modules. (ii) In order to obtain a Postgraduate Diploma, a candidate must obtain an average mark of 50% or more in 120 credits of taught modules. (iii) In order to graduate with an MSc, an average mark of more than 50% is required (i.e. from 180 credits, comprising the taught modules and the individual project). (iv) An MSc with distinction will be awarded in cases of exceptional merit; this will normally require an average mark of 70% or above in the taught and group project modules and 70% or above in the individual project. Notes: (i) The degree of Master of Science may be awarded with distinction in cases of exceptional merit. This will normally require 70% or above in the individual project and an average of 70% or above in the other modules. (ii) Candidates who obtain the required average mark for the Master of Science, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate, but who do not accumulate the required number of credits, will be permitted one resit for each failed taught module. (iii) Candidates who do not achieve the required average mark are not eligible for resits. (iv) No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and the Master’s degree.
MSc/Postgraduate Diploma Environmental Informatics Period of Registration: One year full-time or two years part-time Entry Requirements: Candidates will normally have an upper second class honours degree or equivalent in a cognate discipline (e.g. environmental science, computer science). Candidates with a lower second class honours degree or relevant work experience may also be considered. Course Aims: The course aims to provide students with a broad-based education in scientific research, the sustainable management of natural resources and geographical information sciences. Curriculum: Candidates take five core modules and five option modules as detailed below. Candidates for the MSc also undertake a dissertation of 10,000–12,000 words.
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Core/Option Credit Rating C 15 C 10 C 10 C 15 C 15
Core/Option Credit Rating O 15 O 15
Core/Option Credit Rating O 10 O 10 O 10 O 10
Module Code Module Title GY7021 An introduction to GIS GY7108 Theories concepts and applications in sustainable development GY7111 Research and Communication Skills GY7023 Spatial Information Science GY7026 Applications in GIS One module from the following: Module Code Module Title GY7025 Database Design GY7028 Digital Remote Sensing One module from the following: Module Code Module Title GY7102 Environmental Economics GY7101 Conservation Law GY7105 Sustainable Water Resource Management BS7001 Microbiological Resources One module from the following: Module Code Module Title GY7027 Geographical Visualisation GY7022 Programming for Spatial Scientists Two modules from the following: Module Code Module Title GY7038 Environmental Modelling GY7106 Biodiversity GY7112 Sustainable Rural Land Management GY7029 Dissertation * Compulsory only for MSc. Assessment: Taught modules are assessed by a combination of coursework and examinations. MSc students will be assessed on a 10,000 – 15,000 words dissertation. Qualifications awarded:  
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Core/Option Credit Rating O 15 O 15 Core/Option Credit Rating O 10 O 10 O 10 C* 60
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(i)  Candidates who accumulate 120 credits from the taught modules (ie. not the dissertation) and satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each module will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma. (ii)  Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, satisfactorily complete the assessment requirements for each module and submit a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of Master of Science. Note: No candidate may be awarded both the Postgraduate Diploma and MSc M.Sc./Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems Period of Registration:  Nine months full-time for the Postgraduate Diploma. One year full-time for the M.Sc. Entry Requirements:  Normally a second class honours degree. Course Aims:  The aim of the course is to provide an in-depth education in the principles underlying both the spatial and computer science aspects of GIS. The course covers the concepts and algorithms used to handle spatially referenced data and perform complex problem solving tasks. The course will produce highly qualified and motivated graduates equipped with the skills needed to develop careers in the GIS industry or academia. Curriculum:  Candidates take eight compulsory assessed modules and one non-assessed module. In addition, candidates for the M.Sc. submit a dissertation on an approved topic.  Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating GY7020 Induction Programme C 0 GY7021 An Introduction to GIS C 15 GY7022 Programming for Spatial Scientists C 15 GY7023 Spatial Information Science C 15 GY7024 Research Skills C 15 GY7025 Database Design C 15 GY7026 Applications of GIS C 15 GY7027 Geographical Visualisation C 15 GY7028 Digital Remote Sensing C 15 GY7029 Dissertation C* 60   * Compulsory only for candidates for the degree of Master of Science. Assessment:  
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(i) Taught modules are assessed by a variety of coursework and/or examination. (ii) Pass marks for taught modules is 50%. (iii) Candidates proceeding to the degree of Master of Science will be required to submit a satisfactory dissertation. The pass mark for the dissertation is 50%. (iv) Oral examination on any or all of the work undertaken by candidates may be held at the examiners discretion. (v) Candidates who achieve a credit weighted average of at least 70% from the taught course and dissertation will be eligible for a distinction. Qualifications Awarded: (i) Candidates who accumulate 120 credits from the taught modules (i.e., not for the dissertation) and successfully complete the assessment requirements for each module will be awarded the Postgraduate Diploma. (ii) Candidates who accumulate 180 credits, successfully completing (i) above and submitting a satisfactory dissertation will be awarded the degree of M.Sc. MSc/Postgraduate Diploma in Geographical Information Systems and Archaeology Period of Registration: For Postgraduate Diploma 9 months full-time, and for MSc 12 months full-time (24 months part-time). Entry Requirements: A good second-class honours degree or equivalent in Geography or Archaeology. Curriculum: Candidates take four core modules and two option modules. In addition, candidates for the degree of Master of Science undertake a dissertation on an approved topic. Course Modules: Module Code Module Title Core/Option Credit Rating AR7004 Theory and Method in Landscape Studies C 30 AR7030 Research and Application in Archaeological C 30 GIS GY7021 An Introduction to GIS C 15 GY7022 Programming for Spatial Scientists C 15 GY7023 Spatial Information Science C 15 GY7025 Database Design C 15 GY7027 Geographical Visualisation C 15 GY7028 Digital Remote Sensing C 15 GY7029 Dissertation C* 60 * Only compulsory for the MSc   
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