Year
2020
Units
13.5
Contact
1 x 2-hour lecture per semester
1 x 1-day seminar per semester
1 x 20-week industry placement per semester
Prerequisites
^ = may be enrolled concurrently

% = any matching topic, eg BIOL1% includes BIOL1101, BIOL1102 etc
1 ^ ENGR3704 - Project Management for Engineering and Science
1a ^ ENGR9704 - Engineering Management
2 ENGR3750 - Workplace Preparation
3 63 units of topics
4 Admission into BENG%
4a Admission into MEBBC-B Engineering (Biomedical) (Honours), M Engineering (Biomedical)
4b Admission into MEBMC-B Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours), M Engineering (Biomedical)
4c Admission into MEEC-B Engineering (Robotics) (Honours), M Engineering (Electronics)
Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a) and 2 and 3 and (4 or 4a or 4b or 4c))
Enrolment not permitted
1 of COMP3792, ENGR3710, STEM3004, STEM3005, STEP3700, STEP3710, STEP5700, STEP5710 has been successfully completed
Topic description
This topic comprises 20 weeks of work experience in Australia according to a work plan approved by the student's academic supervisor.

Students are expected to:
  1. Contribute to a technical, engineering related project
  2. Understand the structure and operation of the company or organisation, and its responsibilities to shareholders, employees, customers, and the general public
  3. Understand the influences of commercial, economic, social, cultural, political, legal, industrial and environmental issues affecting companies, organisations or employees that undertake engineering work
Educational aims
Students are required to undertake a period of at least 20 weeks (or an acceptable equivalent) of full-time Cooperative Work Experience with a placement provider, as listed in the Universitys' Calendar. During this period, students will work under the general supervision of a practising engineer, and will perform a range of technical or management tasks.
Expected learning outcomes
At the completion of the topic, students are expected to be able to:
  1. Have an insight and understanding of the nature and complexities of engineering project work within industrial and / or research organisations
  2. Understand the structure and operation of the company or organisation, and its responsibilities to shareholders, employees, customers, and the general public
  3. Understand the influences of commercial, economic, social, cultural, political, legal, industrial and environmental issues affecting companies, organisations or employees that undertake engineering work
  4. Appreciate the responsibilities, roles, attitudes, values, priorities, judgement and work methods of practising professional engineers in industry
  5. Communicate effectively in a range of technical and business situations
  6. Exhibit maturity in their own professional attitudes, and reconcile the obligations, responsibilities and actions of professional engineers with their own values