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Programme Specifications

Programme Specification

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

Academic Year: 2017/18

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 Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:24:04 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 19682

Effective Project Management (UoB)

10

04 19688

Materials for Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies (UoB)

10

TTP301

Vehicle and Powertrain Functional Performance (LU)

20

TTP302

Vehicle Systems Analysis (LU)

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 20323

EngD8 Colloid Chemistry and Rheology (UoB)

10

06 16807

Continum Mechanics (UoB)

10

06 20445

Computation Methods and Frontier (UoB)

10

04 28585

Fuel Cell Engineering (UoB taught with UCL)

10

04 26512

Chemical NanoEngineering (UoB)

10

04 26226

Advanced Electrochemical Applications (UoB) 

10

F14FBB

From the Bench to the Bank (UoN)  

20

MM4CRM

Conservation and Recycling of Materials (UoN)

10

 

JESS Summer School, Greece

 

04 27444

Intro to Battery Technologies (JESS)

10

04 27445

Intro to High-temp Fuel Cells and Electrolysers (JESS) 

10

04 27446

Intro to Low-temp Fuel Cells and Electrolysers (JESS) 

10

04 26223

Introduction to Electrochemistry (UoB)

10

4.2      Entry from October 2014

COMPULSORY MODULES

CODE

Module Title

Modular
Weight

08 22831

The Energy System (UoB)

10

 

Fuel Cell Safety 1 (UoB, taught by UU) - running 17/18

10

 

Fuel Cell Safety 2 (UoB, taught by UU) - running 17/18

10

04 26222

Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technology (UoB)

10

04 20706

Business Methods, Economics and Strategy (UoB)

10

04 19682

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 28585

Fuel Cell Engineering (UoB taught with UCL)

10

04 26512

Chemical NanoEngineering (UoB)

10

04 26226

Advanced Electrochemical Applications (UoB)

10

MM4CRM

Conservation and Recycling of Materials (UoN)

10

03 26219

Techniques for Fuel Cell Characterisation (UoB)

10

04 18003

Marketing and TQM (UoB)

10

04 23637

Public Engagement and Awareness in Energy (UoB)

10

 

JESS Summer School, Greece

 

04 27444

Intro to Battery Technologies (JESS)

10

04 27445

Intro to High-temp Fuel Cells and Electrolysers (JESS)

10

04 27446

Intro to Low-temp Fuel Cells and Electrolysers (JESS)

10

04 26223

Introduction to Electrochemistry (UoB)

10

MM4AMC

Advanced 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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