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Unit information: Quantum Engineering MRes Report in 2020/21

Unit name Quantum Engineering MRes Report
Unit code PHYSM0044
Credit points 20
Level of study M/7
Teaching block(s) Teaching Block 1 (weeks 1 - 12)
Unit director Dr. Turner
Open unit status Not open



Quantum Engineering Individual Research Projects A and B

School/department School of Physics
Faculty Faculty of Science


In this unit students will write an extended report detailing research undertaken during their individual projects. The report will include a review of the relevant literature in the field, and will be written in a formal publication style format. The aim is to allow students to gain an appreciation of, and the skills necessary to prepare a formal research manuscript.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course students should:

  • Be able to effectively place their research within the broader context of the existing literature.
  • Be able to write a formal report detailing their research.
  • Be able to provide a critical assessment of their research and identify future directions.
  • Be able to produce a publication-ready document including figures, tables and diagrams.

Teaching details

Independent study

Assessment Details

An extended 6000-8000 word publication-style report

Reading and References

Any material identified by the student or specified by QE-CDT staff.