2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
Introduces concepts of the engineering design process and design philosophy through an authentic real world engineering problem. A core aspect of the unit is introducing students to the Engineers Australia stage 1 competencies and the use of reflective writing to demonstrate the development of these competencies over time. The use of statistical analysis in engineering will also be introduced.
- Introduction to engineering and its sub disciplines
- Reflective practice, ePortfolios and Engineers Australia stage 1 competencies
- Introduction to units, prefixes, engineering notation and metric conversions
- Interpreting engineering drawings
- Conceptual problem solving techniques
- Statistical analysis in engineering
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||use reflective practice to demonstrate the development of engineering competency||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|2||understand the fundamentals of engineering ethics and risk management||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||convey engineering solutions through engineering drawings||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||effectively operate as a member of an engineering team to solve engineering problems||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|5||apply basic statistical analysis to engineering applications.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- 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
Please check the international course and fee list to determine the relevant fees.