MSc Human and Biological Robotics Individual Project

Module aims

To apply the knowledge learned in the rest of the course to open-ended investigation.
To develop important project management, team working and communication skills.

Learning outcomes

 Learning Outcomes - Knowledge and Understanding

To be able to access and manage the scientific and engineering literature.

Learning Outcomes - Intellectual Skills

To plan and implement a research project and to reflect on such activities.
To engage in open-ended and multi-disciplinary investigation.

Learning Outcomes - Practical Skills

To acquire competency in a variety of lab skills, design, computational modelling, and programming, depending on the project of choice.

Learning Outcomes - Transferable Skills

To acquire the communication skills to succinctly communicate engineering to peers but also non-experts.

Module syllabus

Project work may start as soon as it is convenient, subject to agreement and safety forms having been submitted. The exact amount of time spent on projects is not fixed, but you are expected to work a minimum of 8 hours per week during term time and full time in the summer term, after the exams; vacations are not encouraged over the summer term unless approved by your supervisor. To monitor progress and your effort on the project you will keep a Project Log Book that will be handed in with your final report.


Written report: Planning report 10%
Written report: Final report 80%
Presentation : 10 %