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Programme structure: Future Innovation and Non-Destructive Evaluation (PhD) - what's running in 2022/23

Please note: you are viewing unit and programme information for a past academic year. Please see the current academic year for up to date information.

    This section describes which Units you will take in which year of study. It indicates which units are mandatory and where you will be able to choose. The overall pass marks you will need to achieve in order to progress or achieve an award are shown. The full regulations concerning progression and completion are held in the University's Regulations and Code of Practice. Any particular aspects of your programme that are unusual will be highlighted. If any Units are must pass this will be shown below. The linked unit specifications detail any additional requirements.

    What do the Levels represent?

    What do the teaching blocks (TB) mean?

  • Year 1 (2022/23)

The maximum period of study for full-time students is 4 years. This catalogue only shows the taught units on the programme and may not show all years of study.

The MRes is an exit point from the PhD in Future Innovation and Non-Destructive Evaluation and may be awarded to students who leave the PhD following successful completion of the first year of study, comprising the units outlined below.

Unit name Unit code Credit points Status Teaching Block
The PhD is provided by a consortium of 6 Universities; Bristol, Manchester, Imperial College, Nottingham, Strathclyde and Warwick. Students may take the following units in any year, depending on availability:
The Engineering Context of NDE (Bristol University) MENGM0036 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Ultrasonic transduction (University of Strathclyde) MENGM0021 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Radiography (Imperial College London) MENGM0022 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Electromagnetic Methods (University of Manchester) MENGM0062 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Optical and Thermal Methods (University of Strathclyde) MENGM0053 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Instrumentation and Signal Processing (University of Nottingham) MENGM0025 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Data Analysis and Imaging (Bristol University) MENGM0035 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing (Bristol University) MENGM0052 10 Mandatory AYEAR
Students will also complete their research project over the entire length of the programme.
Future Innovation and Non-Destructive Evaluation (MRes)   180    

Progression/award requirements

The assessment of the taught component of a doctoral degree is governed by the Regulations and Code of Practice for Taught Programmes and is assessed separately from the research project. Progression to the research project may be dependent on the successful completion of the taught component - please refer to the relevant handbook for the structure of the particular programme.

The pass mark set by the University for any level 7(M) unit is 50 out of 100.

Exit awards

It may be possible to exit the programme with a taught award. For detailed rules on progression please see the Regulations and Code of Practice for Research Programmes and the relevant faculty handbook.

Additional progress information

Taught courses will be given by all members of the consortium.

The Degree awarding University will be the one which supervises the PhD Research Project.