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Module

MAR3027 : Future Marine Projects

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Richard Birmingham
  • Owning School: Engineering
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 5
Semester 2 Credit Value: 5
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

A1 - To make students aware of contemporary regulatory influences on design and operation;
A2 - To make students aware of current design trends and innovations in marine design;
A3 - To provide opportunity for additional lectures on topics outside of the formal curriculum.

Outline Of Syllabus

The role of classification societies and regulatory influences on design and operation; current trends and innovations in ship design, marine engineering design, small craft technology and offshore design.

The lectures series is based on inviting guest lecturers from industry and academia organised by the module contributors.

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials321:0032:00Online lecture including recorded lectures
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion112:0012:00Revision and exam preparation
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading161:0016:00Journal papers, book chapter, additional lecture notes
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00Synchronous online tutorial sessions; Q/A feedback
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00Scheduled present-in-person tutorial sessions to be recapped.
Guided Independent StudyReflective learning activity132:0032:00Review and study lecture materials and notes
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The use of lectures, including guest contributions from industry, is an effective means to provide students with the acquisition of the knowledge relating to IKO1 IKO2 lecture series provides a means to provide students with insight into contemporary issues in innovations in research, development and design in marine technology as well as to introduce them to topics not covered in the formal curriculum. This provides opportunity to develop the related skills (ISO1).

Alternatives will be offered to students unable to be present-in-person due to the prevailing C-19 circumstances.
Students should consult their timetable for up-to-date delivery information.

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A100This Exam is a multi-choice question paper
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The written examination will assess the breadth of knowledge, understanding and ability to perform techno-economic calculation and cost estimations to assess the viability of new marine projects (IKO1-IKO3). In doing so the examination assesses literacy, numeracy and active learning. This medium also allows students to demonstrate the intended outcomes across a wide range of topics from the lecture series and background reading on current trends in design research and development in the marine field.

Reading Lists

Timetable