Methods and Techniques

Module code: FS0021

This module will help you to develop the higher level skills needed to enable you to thrive throughout your university education and beyond. In addition to learning a range of key generic study techniques, a major part of the module is an introduction to computer programming in the context of the Arduino microprocessor platform. Working in small projects groups you will learn to design, build, and test an autonomous robotic vehicle that integrates the various capabilities of the microprocessor.


  • 9 hours of seminars
  • 30 minute demonstration
  • 13.5 hours of practical classes and workshops
  • 12 hours of supervised time in lab/studio/workshop
  • 115 hours of guided independent study


  • Coursework (100%)