In this unit, you will further develop your professional engineering skills necessary to practice as a graduate engineer in Australia. You will learn Engineers Australia's prescribed competency standards, codes of practice and ethics, the roles and responsibilities of a professional engineer. You will apply your knowledge to conceive, develop and deliver sustainable solutions to complex engineering problems, autonomously and as part of a team. You will use advanced search methods to retrieve and critically assess scientific and technical information and apply it to synthesise the conduct and management of engineering projects. You will develop your communication skills, including technical writing and presentations based on effective research, paraphrasing, referencing, and reviewing published information. As a small team, you will prepare a scope for an investigation to demonstrate an understanding of the tasks involved in an Australian engineering feasibility investigation. You will enhance your awareness of ways to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. You will apply your engineering knowledge and skills to enhance welfare, health, and safety, with the minimal use of natural resources and paying attention to the environment and the sustainability of the resources.
|Student Contribution Band||HECS Band 2|
|Fraction of Full-Time Student Load||0.125|
|Pre-requisites or Co-requisites||
There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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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|Residential School||No Residential School|
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 Postgraduate 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.
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%).
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