2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces students to the use of engineering materials and technologies in engineering applications, including their application in humanitarian engineering projects. Students will develop logical thinking, professional and communication skills through a design project.
Introduction to humanitarian engineering
Use of engineering materials and technology
Finding and evaluating literature
Ensuring project sustainability
Developing communication skills
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the use of engineering materials and technology to develop solutions to solve humanitarian engineering problems||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate an ability to apply logical thinking and develop creative, alternative solutions to problems by adapting knowledge and skills considering contextual factors such as social and cultural needs, sustainability, ethical and professional accountability||Ethical practice||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|3||reflect on and explain ideas, concepts and processes to targeted audiences||Lifelong learning|
|4||obtain, manage and use information for the purposes of developing knowledge and applying it to engineering projects||Lifelong learning|
|5||critically evaluate the benefits and challenges of working as a member of a team.||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
For information regarding Student Contribution Amounts please visit the Student Contribution Amounts.
Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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