|i) General Learning Outcomes (GLO)
||The ability to develop, monitor and update a plan, to reflect a changing
||The ability to monitor and adjust a personal programme of work on an
on-going basis, and to learn independently;
||The ability to exercise initiative and personal responsibility, which may be
as a team member or leader;
||The ability to learn new theories,
concepts, methods etc and apply these in unfamiliar situations.
Specific Learning Outcomes (SLO)
Underpinning science and mathematics, etc.
||A comprehensive understanding of the
relevant scientific principles of the specialisation.
||A critical awareness of current problems
and/or new insights much of which is at, or informed by, the forefront of
||An understanding of concepts relevant to
the discipline, some from outside engineering, and the ability to critically
evaluate and apply them effectively.
||The ability to use fundamental knowledge to
investigate new and emerging technologies;
||The ability to apply appropriate models for
solving problems in engineering, and the ability to assess the limitations
of particular cases;
||The ability to collect and analyse research
data and use appropriate engineering tools to tackle unfamiliar problems,
such as those with uncertain or incomplete data or specifications, by the
appropriate innovation, use or adaptation of engineering analytical methods.
||The ability to apply original thought to
the development of practical solutions for products, systems, components or
Economics, social and environmental context
||Knowledge and understanding of management
and business practices, and their limitations, and how these may be applied
appropriately, in the context of the particular specialisation;
||The ability to make general evaluations of
risks through some understanding of the basis of such risks.
||A thorough understanding of current
practice and its limitations, and some appreciation of likely new
||Advanced level knowledge and understanding
of a wide range of engineering materials and components;
||The ability to apply engineering techniques
taking account of a range of commercial and industrial constraints.