Full Title:Project 2 - Individual Project
Language of Instruction:English
Module Code:PROJ I7004
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2014/15 ( September 2014 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Apply design processes, adopting industry standards and software tools where necessary.
  2. Identify, evaluate and solve a typical civil engineering design scenario.
  3. Gather relevant data from national and international codes, policy documents and other souces.
  4. Plan and manage independently.
  5. Communicate effectively in both written and oral form.

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Preliminary assessment of design options.
Assessment of options and selection of preferred option
Field survey/data collection.
Suvey of site and/or collection of data as appropriate
Analysis and design.
Full design calculations and analysis
Preparation of written report.
Presentation of design proposal including calculations and drawings in a bound report
Research Topic
Further Research on a specific civil engineering topic relevant to overall project
Oral presentation and interview.
Power Point Presentation of Project in front of Project Supervisors followed by a Q/A session
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work100.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Written Report Written report including calculations, drawings and other relevant material. 1,2,3,4,5 85.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 0
Presentation Presentation and interview. 5 15.00 0 0 Sem 2 End 0
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.
Reassessment Description
Student shall be required to submit a new written report based on a design brief isseud to them.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment


Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecturer-Supervised Learning (Contact) Weekly contact with supervisor 0.50 Every Week 0.50
Directed Reading Reading of design documents specifically referred to by supervisor 3.50 Every Week 3.50
Independent Study Reading of material relevant to research topic element of the project as sourced by student 4.00 Every Week 4.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 8.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 0.50
This course has no Part Time workload.
Recommended Book Resources
  • Engineers Ireland. 2008, Technical Report Writting
  • Joan van Emden 1998, A handbook of writting for engineers., 2nd Ed., All, Palgrave Macmiilan. London [ISBN: 978-0333728079]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_ECIVL_7 Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering 6 Mandatory