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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

Taught Component of the PhD Research Programme in Hydrogen, Fuel Cells and their Application

Academic Year: 2016/17

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 Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:08:35 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       Entry prior to October 2014

COMPULSORY MODULES

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

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

 

4.2      Entry from October 2014

COMPULSORY MODULES

CODE

Module Title

Modular
Weight

082831

The Energy System (UoB)

10

 

Fuel Cell Safety 1 (UoB,   taught by UU)_

10

 

Fuel Cell Safety 2 (UoB,   taught by UU)_

10

26222

Fuel cell and hydrogen technology

10

04 20706

Business Methods , Economics and Strategy (UoB)

10

04 17996

Effective Project Management (UoB)

10

04 19688

Materials for Hydrogen and Fuel   Cell Technologies (UoB)

10

 50 credits from the following list,

CODE

Module   Title

Modular
Weight

04 19689

Materials for Energy Generation and Storage (UoB)

 10

04  20082

Math Modelling of Time Dependent   Processes (UoB)

 10

F34NIN

Introduction to Nanotechnology (UoN)

10

MM54HYE

Technologies for the Hydrogen Economy (UoN)

10

MM4CRM

Conservation and Recycling of Materials (UoN)

10

03 26219

Techniques for Fuel cell   characterisation

10

04 18003

Marketing and TQM (UoB)

10

04 23637

Public Engagement and  Awareness in Energy (UoB)

10

08 21876

Research Design (UoB)

20

08 21879

Social Research Methods 1 (UoB)

20

08 21878

Social Research Methods 2 (UoB)

20

MM4AMC

Avanced Materials Characterisation   (UoN)

10

MM4AUM

Automotive Materials (UoN)

10

K14CHP

Combined Heat and Power Systems (UoN)

10

M14108

The Politics of Climate Change (UoN)

10

K1DRE1

Renewable Energy Technology 1 (UoN)

10

K1DRE2

Renewable Energy Technology 2 (UoN)

10

MM4SET

Surface Engineering Technology (UoN)

10

TTP401

Sustainable Vehicle Powertrains (LU)

20

TTP301

Vehicle Functional Performance (LU)

20

TTP302

Vehicle systems analysis (LU)

20

 

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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