All research students are required to take at least two modules during their first year. Modules can be chosen from the approved list of Part IIB modules, modules from fourth year courses in other Departments or certain MPhil courses. One reading club can be taken in place of one module. The courses should be chosen in consultation with your supervisor within the first four weeks of your course.
Timetable for IIB module papers
Approved modules in 2017-18
Module Registrations in 2017-18 will be on-line via Meteor (more details)
Cambridge MEng graduates can apply to be exempt from one module subject to your supervisor's approval. Applications should be sent, via email, to the Graduate Studies Office within two weeks of the start of your course. Students who have an MPhil or MRes from the Department of Engineering can apply for exemption from two modules. No other exemptions will be considered.
The module results are part of the First Year Assessment Process. Written examinations take place at the beginning of the Easter Term, the module leader will inform you when and where to submit coursework assignments A pass mark of at least 50% is required.
- Allowance for Illness Form - research students only
Syllabuses for fourth year modules can be found on the Undergraduate Teaching pages.
Students wishing to take Research Modules and Reading Clubs should contact the Course Leader for details. Syllabuses and Details of Research Modules and Reading Clubs:
|5R13||Experimental Methods in Mechanics|
|5R17||Integrated System Design|
|RC3||Robust Control||Professor M C Smith|
|RC4||Manufacturing Management||Dr C Velu|
|RC13||Advanced Manufacturing Technology||Professor W O'Neill|
|RC15||Engineering Design||Dr N Crilly|
|MPhil Core Modules|