Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2017 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences
Department: Engineering and Information Sciences



Subject Information
Subject Code ENGG456
Subject Name Engineering Project A
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites Nil
Restrictions None.
Equivalence Not to count with ENGG452 or ENGG453
Assessment Progress Report 10% Oral Presentation 20% Final Report 70%
General Subject Yes.

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to a specific area of research in the field of Engineering and Engineering Education. Topics will be negotiated based on the current research activities of staff linked to the Faculty of Engineering and the interests of the student. Students will join a particular project and undertake literature reviews, collect and analyse data and report their findings, under the supervision of a designated staff member. The research will include experience in an engineering laboratory and/or computer work.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Plan a major project, including development of milestones and present the plan in a professional manner.
2. Gather and critically evaluate complex information.
3. Manage a project to meet deadlines.
4. Develop a design or set of recommendations based on sound analysis of information.
5. Present a major project, including plans, methods and outcomes in written form to a professional standard.