CEM17B-Sustainable Design and Management Principles and Practice B

Module Provider: School of Construction Management and Engineering, School of Built Environment
Number of credits: 20 [10 ECTS credits]
Level:7
Terms in which taught: Autumn / Spring term module
Pre-requisites: CEM17A Sustainable Design and Management Principles and Practice A
Non-modular pre-requisites:
Co-requisites:
Modules excluded: CEM107 Sustainable Design and Management Principles and Practice
Current from: 2020/1

Module Convenor: Prof Runming Yao

Email: R.Yao@reading.ac.uk

Type of module:

Summary module description:

This module provides the learning opportunities through site visits and seminar provided by external speakers.  Health and safety issues will be included in the module contents. The module will also provide experimental practice.


Aims:

The aim is to provide holistic approach to deliver sustainable buildings. Students will also be trained in experimental skills. Students will be required to grasp the knowledge of health and safety issues in engineering practice.


Assessable learning outcomes:

On successful completion of this module, students will be able to:




  • Understand health and safety issues

  • Conduct experiments and data collection

  • Present the work to audience


Additional outcomes:


  • Students should be able to work within a team and present the outcome to audience.


Outline content:


  • Experiments ( methods and practice)

  • Data analysis

  • Presentation


Brief description of teaching and learning methods:

Lectures, seminars, tutorials, site visits, lab experiments, computer simulations and coursework practice.


Contact hours:
  Autumn Spring Summer
Lectures 6
Seminars 6
Tutorials 10
Project Supervision 10
Practicals classes and workshops 4
Supervised time in studio/workshop 6
Fieldwork 6
External visits 6
Work-based learning 6
Guided independent study: 140
       
Total hours by term 200
       
Total hours for module 200

Summative Assessment Methods:
Method Percentage
Report 50
Oral assessment and presentation 50

Summative assessment- Examinations:

Summative assessment- Coursework and in-class tests:

Formative assessment methods:

Penalties for late submission:

Penalties for late submission on this module are in accordance with the University policy. Please refer to page 5 of the Postgraduate Guide to Assessment for further information: http://www.reading.ac.uk/internal/exams/student/exa-guidePG.aspx


Assessment requirements for a pass:

A mark of 50% overall.


Reassessment arrangements:

Additional Costs (specified where applicable):

Last updated: 4 April 2020

THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS MODULE DESCRIPTION DOES NOT FORM ANY PART OF A STUDENT'S CONTRACT.

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