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Exploring FYP Students Expectations and Concerns.pdf
International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) (2016)
  • Harimi Djamila
Abstract
Final Year Project (FYP) is compulsory in the
Faculty of Engineering at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah. The
importance of final year project (FYP) in strengthening
competences of engineering students is widely known. However,
little is available about students’ expectations and concerns
while carrying out their projects. In this article, a survey was
conducted at the Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Faculty of
Engineering under civil engineering programme. The purpose is
to investigate the students’ expectations and concerns about
their FYP. This study is a replication of a case study carried out
in the UK with few alterations. The expected and the preferred
type of supervision, the frequency of the expected face to face
Supervision were carefully analyzed and discussed. This
investigation is very useful in addressing students concerns for
preparing mentally the next batches for better performance
with least frustrations while improving the students’
performance.
Keywords
  • FYP,
  • OBE,
  • Expectations,
  • UMS,
  • Malaysia
Disciplines
Publication Date
May 5, 2016
Citation Information
Harimi Djamila. "Exploring FYP Students Expectations and Concerns.pdf" International Journal of Engineering Research & Technology (IJERT) Vol. 5 Iss. 5 (2016) p. 536 - 539 ISSN: ISSN: 2278-0181
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/harimi_djamila/12/
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