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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

MSc Powertrain and Vehicle Engineering

Academic Year: 2013/14

This specification provides a concise summary of the main features of the programme and the learning outcomes that a typical student might reasonably be expected to achieve and demonstrate if full advantage is taken of the learning opportunities that are provided.

This specification applies to delivery of the programme in the Academic Year indicated above. Prospective students reviewing this information for a later year of study should be aware that these details are subject to change as outlined in our Terms and Conditions of Study.

This specification should be read in conjunction with:

  • Summary
  • Aims
  • Learning outcomes
  • Structure
  • Progression & weighting

Programme summary

Awarding body/institution Loughborough University
Teaching institution (if different)
Owning school/department Department of Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering
Details of accreditation by a professional/statutory body
Final award MSc/ PGDip / PGCert
Programme title Powertrain and Vehicle Engineering
Programme code TTTO04
Length of programme
UCAS code
Admissions criteria
Date at which the programme specification was published Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:53:05 BST

1. Programme Aims

2. Relevant subject benchmark statements and other external and internal reference points used to inform programme outcomes:

3. Programme Learning Outcomes

3.1 Knowledge and Understanding

3.2 Skills and other attributes

a. Subject-specific cognitive skills:
b. Subject-specific practical skills:
c. Key transferable skills:

4. Programme structure

4.1 The Programme comprises taught modules with a total modular weight of 120 credits together with a Project module with a modular weight of 60 credits which will, subject to satisfactory arrangements for supervision, be carried out in industry. Certain optional modules are delivered by Coventry University (CoU), Cranfield University (CrU) , University of Warwick (UoW), University of Bradford (UoB), University of Southampton (UoS) and University of York (UoY)

Students must achieve credit in at least two of the following modules: TTP301, TTP401, TTP451

Students must achieve at least 55 credits in optional modules delivered by Loughborough University 

 

4.2       COMPULSORY MODULES 

Code

Module Title

Modular Weight

TTP300

Project

60

 

4.3         OPTIONAL MODULES

Modules with a total weight of 120 from the following (at least 2 modules from TTP301, TTP401, TTP451)

 

ELP066

Systems Design

15

ELP067

Validation and Verification

15

DSP117

Driver and Vehicle Ergonomics

15

 

MMP602

Manufacturing Systems & Integrated Design

20

MMP437

Sustainable Product Design

15

MPP558

Sustainable Use of Materials

15

TTP301

Vehicle and Powertrain Functional Performance

20

TTP401

Sustainable Vehicle Powertrain

20

TTP451

Calibration and Emissions

20

 

MAAMAE

Advanced Engineering Simulations (CoU)

15

MbbMAE

Vehicle Body Design and Analysis (CoU)

15

MFFMAE

Computer Aided Engineering (CoU)

15

MSSMAE

Structures, Safety and Impact (CoU)

15

MxxMAE

Durability and Reliability 1 (CoU)

15

MxxMAE

Durability and Reliability 2 (CoU)

15

MxxMAE

Vehicle Safety (CoU)

15

 

Control Systems I (CoU)

15

 

Control Systems II (CoU)

15

 

Control Systems III (CoU)

15

 

 

Advanced CAD (CrU)

10

 

Advanced CAE Applications (CrU)

10

 

Advanced Engineering Analysis (CrU)

10

 

Introduction to CFD (CrU)

15

 

Fundamentals of CFD (CrU)

15

 

Advanced CFD (CrU)

15

 

CFD Automotive Applications Research Project (CrU)

15

 

Powertrain- Transmission & Driveline (CrU)

15

 

 

Automotive Diagnostics (UoW)

15

 

Automotive Networking (UoW)

15

 

Automotive Test Techniques (UoW)

15

 

Automotive Body Joining for lightweight Structures (UoW)

15

 

Hybrid Systems Technologies (UoW)

15

 

Hybrid Systems- Practical Component Testing (UoW)

15

 

Lightweight Materials for Automotive Applications (UoW)

15

 

Metal Forming (UoW)

15

 

Perceived Quality Principles (UoW)

15

 

Systems Modelling and Simulation

15

 

Robust Automotive Software (UoW)

15

 

Robust Automotive Electronics (UoW)

15

 

Dimensional Measurement and Management (UoW)

15

 

Project Planning, Management and Control (UoW)

15

 

 

Braking System (UoB)

10

 

Green Belt Problem Solver (UoB)

20

 

Statistics & SPC Advanced Engineering Statistics (UoB)

10

 

Failure Data Analysis (UoB)

10

 

Design of Experiments & RSM (UoB)

10

 

Failure Mode Avoidance & Robustness (UoB)

10

 

Black Belt Project (UoB)

60

 

 

Advanced Automotive NVH (UoS)

15

  

 

Foundations of Systems Safety Engineering (UoY)

10

                  

 The selection of optional modules is subject to the approval of the Programme Director

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

5.1 Each module delivered by Loughborough University in the programme will be assessed and credit awarded in accordance with the levels of achievement specified in Regulation XXI. 

5.2 In order to be eligible for the award, candidates must satisfy the requirements of Regulation XXI.

5.3 Re-assessment of modules delivered by Loughborough University for candidates eligible under Regulation XXI may take place in the University’s Special Assessment Period where suitable modules are available.

6. Relative Weighting of Parts of the Programme for the Purposes of Final Degree Classification

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