This unit engages students with an integrated approach to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). The unit will equip students with the skills, knowledge and experience to deliver interdisciplinary STEM-based projects with an emphasis on computer-aided design (CAD), computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and computer numerical controlled machining. Students will use the engineering design process to research, design and develop a small C02 gas-powered car. This involves learning how to model design ideas using CAD software, virtually testing designs using CFD software, and documenting the project from start to finish to produce a design folio.
|Student Contribution Band||SCA Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
30 credit points (5 units) from the Industrial Technology and Design minor.
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
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Compulsory Residential School
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All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).
Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.
|1. Online Quiz(zes)||10%|
|3. Written Assessment||25%|
|4. Practical Assessment||30%|
|5. Written Assessment||20%|
This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).
All University policies are available on the Policy web site, however you may wish to directly view the following policies below.
This list is not an exhaustive list of all University policies. The full list of policies are available on the Policy web site .
Term 2 - 2021 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.8 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 93.33% response rate.
Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:
This unit aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (Graduate Career Stage):
Standard 2: Know the content and how to teach it
2.1 Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
2.2 Content selection and organisation
Standard 4: Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
4.4 Maintain student safety
Standard 7: Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community
7.2 Comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements
|Assessment Tasks||Learning Outcomes|
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|2 - Portfolio||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Practical Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Written Assessment||•||•||•||•||•|
|Graduate Attributes||Learning Outcomes|
|1 - Communication||•||•||•||•||•|
|2 - Problem Solving||•||•||•||•||•|
|3 - Critical Thinking||•||•||•||•||•|
|4 - Information Literacy||•||•||•||•||•|
|5 - Team Work||•||•||•||•||•|
|6 - Information Technology Competence||•||•||•||•||•|
|7 - Cross Cultural Competence||•||•||•||•||•|
|8 - Ethical practice||•||•||•||•||•|
|Assessment Tasks||Graduate Attributes|