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Students are required to undertake the core modules and one optional module of at least 15 credits. ES2 modules are at FHEQ Level 5.
Additional Core for Engineering and Business Studies:
(all students who may wish to transfer to EBS in Year 3 should take this module)
(for all spines except Engineering and Business Studies)
ES2A5 Forensic Engineering - this module investigates a range of engineering failures, what gave rise to the failure and what was subsequently learnt. Identified in several accreditation reviews as a an example of good practice, this module is especially suited, but not exclusively so, to Civil and Mechanical students.
ES2B4 Computer Engineering and Programming - this module will be of interest to those wishing to develop greater software programming skills.
ES2B5 Motor Vehicle Technology - this module focuses on automotive technologies designed by automotive, manufacturing, mecxhanical, systems and electronic engineers.
ES2B6 Starting a Business - suitable for those wishing to explore the process of establishing their own business. This module is a useful adjunct to the core business and management modules in Years 1 and 2.
IE3E2 Introduction to Secondary Teaching (Physics) - provides an insight into educational theory and practice and will develop skills of use to all employers, such as communication and presentational skills. It is ideal for those considering a career in teaching and wanting to gain some classroom experience. Note that it involves a 9 credit overload.
Modern Foreign Language (MFL) Options
Language courses are useful to all engineers who may find themselves working in different countries or with engineers from other countries when companies form international partnerships. Language modules are also good preparation if you are considering an exchange with another university during your degree, under for example the Erasmus scheme.
MFL modules are offered by the Department of Italian and more generally through the Language Centre. Modules exist for 15, 24 and 30 credits. Any module larger than 15 credits will result in a student taking more than the required load in Year 2 and the student should expect to put in the corresponding level of additional study effort. MFL's are not an easy option and any student taking one such a module must be prepared to attend the sessions fully throughout the year. The number and variety of language modules means that the School cannot gurantee a clash free timetable and where clashes occur the student will be expected to manage their studies to catch up on missed lectures etc.. Students wishing to take a language must discuss with the providing department which modules are suitable for their current level of attainment. Language options must be registered with both the Language Centre/Department of Italian and the School of Engineering. NOTE: If you register with one and not the other you may find that you do not satisfy the requirements of the course.
Languages may require students to complete an unusual options form.