BEng Chemical and Nuclear Engineering
(Award available for year: Bachelor of Engineering)
On completion of the year/programme students should have provided evidence of:- having a detailed knowledge and understanding of a range of chemical and nuclear engineering topics, including reaction engineering, separation processes, nuclear fundamentals and nuclear options;- being capable of undertaking a group project involving the detailed design of a nuclear plant and being able to plan, execute, and evaluate the results from an appropriate programme of work, as well as reporting their findings in both written and verbal form;- being able to deploy accurate standards of analysis and enquiry involved in chemical and nuclear engineering;- being capable of describing and commenting on particular aspects of research in chemical and nuclear engineering and making use of appropriate scholarly reviews and other sources of information;- being able to conform to professional and chemical and nuclear engineering-specific boundaries as appropriate.
Transferable (key) skills
Students will have had the opportunity to acquire, as defined in the modules specified for the programme:- the transferable/key/generic skills necessary for employment related to the area(s) studied; - the exercise of initiative and personal responsibility;- the deployment of decision making skills in complex and unpredictable situations;- the communication of information, ideas, problems and solutions in a variety of ways to a variety of audiences;- the ability to undertake appropriate further training of a professional or equivalent nature.
Achievement will be assessed by a variety of methods in accordance with the learning outcomes of the modules specified for the year/programme and will include:- demonstrating the ability to apply a broad range of aspects of the discipline;- work that draws on a wide variety of material;- the ability to evaluate and criticise received opinion;- evidence of an ability to conduct independent, in depth enquiry within the discipline;- work that is typically both evaluative and creative.