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How to Choose
--------&
Prepare for Your
Final Year Project
By: Alahdal A. Hussein
Presentation Content
Project’s Topic Selection
• Selection Parameters
• Answer What? Why? How?
• How to do it?
Selection o...
1.
Project’s
Topic
Selection
“Have you selected a topic
for your final year project?
If Yes, Did you chooe the
right topic?
 Selection Parameters
1- Area of interest
2- Resources availability
3- Cost of the project
4- The value added
5- Time req...
1- Area of Interest
▸ The first parameter
to consider when
selecting a topic for
your FYP is your
area of interest.
▸Why?
Why interest is important?
▸Interest will make you passionate
to work more on your FYP.
▸Interest will make you eager to
k...
2- Resources Availability
▸ Equipment ( before selecting a
topic, make sure the equipment
required are available )
▸Readin...
What if there is lack of resources?
▸ If there is a lack
of resource,
change to
another topic or
you will face
many troubl...
3- Cost of The Project
 Your project’s cost is the
main factor that affect
your project completion
 If you and your coll...
4- The Value Added
▸ Your project should add value to the
area of your interest. It should help in:
▸Solve a problem
▸Inno...
5- Time Required to Complete
The Project
▸ The time required to finish
your project is important in
selecting your project...
 Answer What? Why? How?
▸In any project you will choose, you
should be able to answer 3 questions
before you consider it ...
 What your project is all about?
 What is the field of your project?
 What is the issue you are trying to
solve?
Your f...
 Why this project?
 Why you want to solve that
issue or challenge?
 A great project will solve an
issue in your field o...
▸How you will do it?
▸How you will achieve your goal?
▸The method, the strategy.
▸This depends on your planning and
creati...
 How to Choose Your Project?
1- Decide your area of interest.
2- Start reading about it.
3- Find the issues and challenge...
 How to Choose Your Project?
5- Decide the areas where you can
contribute and improve.
6- Formulate your project’s topic....
 How to Choose Your Project?
8- Find the answers for the 3 questions.
9- If all goes well, you have your project
topic.
T...
2.
Selection of Guide
 How to Select Your Guide?
▸It is best to select your guide after
choosing your topic. Because you
choose a guide based o...
▸Make sure the guide is interested
in your project.
▸Ask your seniors about whoever you
want to choose as your guide.
 Ho...
3.
How
To Do
Your Project
▸Your guide may or may not approve
your topic.
▸If there is any changes, decide with your
guide what needs to be changed.
...
 Steps to be Taken
1- Prepare a plan of execution with
your guide.
2- Prepare a timeframe and set
deadlines for each part...
 Steps to be Taken
4- Get the facts and figures that
support your reasoning for taking the
project.
5- Meet with your gui...
 Steps to be Taken
6- Order the equipment you need to
conduct your experiments if any.
7- Start writing your project earl...
THANKS!
Any questions?
You can find me at h.ahdal@alahdalhussein.com
Or you may visit my website: www.alahdalhussein.com
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How to Choose & Prepare for Your Final Year Project

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How to Choose & Prepare for Your Final Year Project

  1. 1. How to Choose --------& Prepare for Your Final Year Project By: Alahdal A. Hussein
  2. 2. Presentation Content Project’s Topic Selection • Selection Parameters • Answer What? Why? How? • How to do it? Selection of Guide • Relevance of the guide to your project • Interest of the guide in your project How to Do Your Project? • Steps to be Taken
  3. 3. 1. Project’s Topic Selection
  4. 4. “Have you selected a topic for your final year project? If Yes, Did you chooe the right topic?
  5. 5.  Selection Parameters 1- Area of interest 2- Resources availability 3- Cost of the project 4- The value added 5- Time required to complete the project Have you considered any of the above parameters in your choice?
  6. 6. 1- Area of Interest ▸ The first parameter to consider when selecting a topic for your FYP is your area of interest. ▸Why?
  7. 7. Why interest is important? ▸Interest will make you passionate to work more on your FYP. ▸Interest will make you eager to know more beyond what your FYP requires.
  8. 8. 2- Resources Availability ▸ Equipment ( before selecting a topic, make sure the equipment required are available ) ▸Reading materials ( Make sure there are enough references for your project )
  9. 9. What if there is lack of resources? ▸ If there is a lack of resource, change to another topic or you will face many troubles ahead.
  10. 10. 3- Cost of The Project  Your project’s cost is the main factor that affect your project completion  If you and your college are financially incapable, choose another topic.
  11. 11. 4- The Value Added ▸ Your project should add value to the area of your interest. It should help in: ▸Solve a problem ▸Innovate &create something new ▸Find a better way of doing something
  12. 12. 5- Time Required to Complete The Project ▸ The time required to finish your project is important in selecting your project. ▸Don’t choose a project that requires a longer time than what you are given.
  13. 13.  Answer What? Why? How? ▸In any project you will choose, you should be able to answer 3 questions before you consider it your FYP.
  14. 14.  What your project is all about?  What is the field of your project?  What is the issue you are trying to solve? Your field of interest will help to answer this question.
  15. 15.  Why this project?  Why you want to solve that issue or challenge?  A great project will solve an issue in your field of interest.
  16. 16. ▸How you will do it? ▸How you will achieve your goal? ▸The method, the strategy. ▸This depends on your planning and creativity.
  17. 17.  How to Choose Your Project? 1- Decide your area of interest. 2- Start reading about it. 3- Find the issues and challenges faced in your area of interest. 4- Read about those issues and challenges, ( Previous Studies ).
  18. 18.  How to Choose Your Project? 5- Decide the areas where you can contribute and improve. 6- Formulate your project’s topic. 7- Perform your evaluation by going through the 5 selection parameters.
  19. 19.  How to Choose Your Project? 8- Find the answers for the 3 questions. 9- If all goes well, you have your project topic. The next thing to do is selecting your guide.
  20. 20. 2. Selection of Guide
  21. 21.  How to Select Your Guide? ▸It is best to select your guide after choosing your topic. Because you choose a guide based on your topic. ▸Approach the guide who has the knowledge and capabilities in the subject you have chosen.
  22. 22. ▸Make sure the guide is interested in your project. ▸Ask your seniors about whoever you want to choose as your guide.  How to Select Your Guide?
  23. 23. 3. How To Do Your Project
  24. 24. ▸Your guide may or may not approve your topic. ▸If there is any changes, decide with your guide what needs to be changed. ▸If approved, then follow the following steps  Get Your Guide Approval on the Topic
  25. 25.  Steps to be Taken 1- Prepare a plan of execution with your guide. 2- Prepare a timeframe and set deadlines for each part of the project. 3- Start reading in-depth about your topic.
  26. 26.  Steps to be Taken 4- Get the facts and figures that support your reasoning for taking the project. 5- Meet with your guide frequently to update him/her with your progress.
  27. 27.  Steps to be Taken 6- Order the equipment you need to conduct your experiments if any. 7- Start writing your project earlier. 8- Have a backup plan.
  28. 28. THANKS! Any questions? You can find me at h.ahdal@alahdalhussein.com Or you may visit my website: www.alahdalhussein.com

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