Module details for MEng Integrating Group Project 


The MEng design project provides an opportunity for students to critically appraise the range of analytical, design, planning and evaluation tools that have been included in the programme and to select and apply these to the design a project that requires innovation and mimics the real-world feasibility design stage of a Civil and Environmental Engineering project. Students will be required to draw from self-study and advice from industrial advisors on specialist aspects of the project. Students will develop an outline solution from module EEM516.


The aim of this Module is to provide the student with : To provide the student with the opportunity to work with others as part of a team, integrating skills learned in previous modules, along with self study and problem solving to produce a civil engineering design solution. 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this module the student should be able to:

1.  Analyse requirements and provide and justify a design solution, for selected elements of the project, providing calculations and working drawings. 

2.  Work as part of team to present and explain the final design and supporting sustainability and risk assessments to a panel of professional engineers.

Indicative Content

1 Option Choice:

Meeting with practitioners and academic supervisors to review chosen option from EEM516. 

2 Design and Costing:

Analysis and outline design and costing of element of the chosen option. 

3 Design Presentation:

Presentation and defence of design to a panel of practitioners and academics. 

Teaching and Learning Work Loads

Teaching and Learning Method Hours
Lecture 12
Tutorial/Seminar 6
Practical Activity 6
Assessment 88
Independent 88
Total 200

Guidance notes

SCQF Level - The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework provides an indication of the complexity of award qualifications and associated learning and operates on an ascending numeric scale from Levels 1-12 with SCQF Level 10 equating to a Scottish undergraduate Honours degree.

Credit Value – The total value of SCQF credits for the module. 20 credits are the equivalent of 10 ECTS credits. A full-time student should normally register for 60 SCQF credits per semester.


We make every effort to ensure that the information on our website is accurate but it is possible that some changes may occur prior to the academic year of entry. The modules listed in this catalogue are offered subject to availability during academic year 2021/22 , and may be subject to change for future years.