2019 Overseas Research Project M1c

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Graduate major in Mechanical Engineering
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Course description and aims

The principal subject is a research activity at universities or research agencies in a foreign country. Any established programs in which credits and/or a degree are offered are not the subject of this course. The content of the research activity must be appropriate as a part of the curriculum of Mechanical Engineering. Both planning and reporting are required as a part of this course. The duration of the research activity is normally one week in this course.

Student learning outcomes

The aims of this course are
(1) to extend or develop the research topic working under the supervisor, and/or
(2) to gain experience and to expand one’s view as a researcher by working on a research topic which is different from the research topic working under the supervisor.


Research activity, Foreign country, Mechanical engineering

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills

Class flow

Planning should be documented before conducting the research activity. Reporting is required either by document or by presentation after finishing the research activity.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Planning Planning and its documentation
Class 2 Research activity (normally one week) Conducting the research activity
Class 3 Reporting of achievement Reporting of achievement



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Assessment criteria and methods

Score is evaluated based on planning and reporting. Planning is in the form of document. Reporting is in the form of document or presentation.

Related courses

  • MEC.S532 : Overseas Research Project M2c
  • MEC.S533 : Overseas Research Project M3c
  • MEC.S534 : Overseas Research Project M4c

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Master's degree program students in mechanical engineering course. Students who have not earned enough credits might not be allowed to take this course.

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