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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

Taught Component of the PhD Research Programme in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Application (Entry prior to October 2014)

Academic Year: 2015/16

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 PGDip/PGCert
Programme title Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Their Applications
Programme code TTRM14
Length of programme The taught component comprises taught modules with a total modular weight of 120 credits. Certain modules are delivered by the University of Birmingham (UoB) and University of Nottingham (UoN) The duration of the taught component is two years from registration for the MPhil/PhD in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Their Applications. Candidates who have completed part or all of the taught component but who subsequently do not complete the requirements for the award of PhD in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and Their Applications may be eligible for the award of PGDip or PGCert.
UCAS code
Admissions criteria
Date at which the programme specification was published Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:24:51 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       COMPULSORY MODULES (total modular weight 60)

CODE

 

ModuleTitle

 

Modular

Weight

 

08 22831

 

The Energy System (UoB)

 

10

 

04 15322

 

LM Measurement Techniques (UoB)

 

10

 

04 18003

 

Marketing and TQM (UoB)

 

10

04 20706

Business Methods, Economics and Strategy (UoB)

 

10

 

04 17996

 

LH Effective Project Management (UoB)

 

10

 

04 19688

 

Materials for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies (UoB)       

 

10

  

 

TTP301

 

Vehicle and Powertrain Functional Performance

 

20

 

TTP302

 

Vehicle Systems Analysis

 

20

  

 

20 credits from the following list, with at least 10 credits from UoN

CODE

 

ModuleTitle

 

Modular

Weight

 

04 15492

 

Powder Handling and Processing (UoB)

 

10

 

04 15493     

 

Molecular Delivery (UoB)

 

10

 

04 17136

Advanced Reaction Systems A (UoB)

 

10

04 17137

Advanced Reaction Systems B (UoB)

 

10

 

04 17684

 

Materials for Sustainable Environmental Technologies (UoB)

 

10

 

04 19298

 

Process Engineering Fundamentals (UoB)

 

10

04 19689

Materials for Energy Generation and Storage (UoB)

 

10

04 20082

Math Modelling of Time-Dependent Processes (UoB)

 

10

04 20323

EngD8 Colloid Chemistry and Rheology (UoB)

 

10

06 16807

Continum Mechanics (UoB)

 

10

06 20445

Computation Methods and Frontier (UoB)

 

10

 

F14FBB

From the Bench to the Bank (UoN)  

 

20

F34NIN

Introduction to Nanotechnology (UoN)

 

10

H54HYE

Technologies for the Hydrogen Economy (UoN)

 

10

MM4CRM

Conservation and Recycling of Materials (UoN)

 

10

 

5. Criteria for Progression and Degree Award

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

5.2 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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