ENGINEERING MAJOR PROJECT

EMS4EMP

2021

Credit points: 60

Subject outline

Available to individuals who are unable to secure a WIL placement or who do not wish to do WIL. The project runs for the whole semester and can either be industry based, that is, the project comes from industry but the work is not completed within the company, or university based, that is, a project developed by the School of Engineering which could be laboratory, computer based or investigative. Students will work to achieve the following Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 3.5 and 3.6 (see Engineers Australia Website for details).

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points60

Subject Co-ordinatorBandita Mainali

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCIV3CPM OR EMS3DPJ

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEMS4PRJ OR EMS4WIL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply design and problem solving skills learnt during the course to create solutions to technical problems. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 and 2.4
02. Demonstrate good organisational skills to achieve steady progress during the course of the project. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2, 3.5 and 3.6.
03. Write a formal project plan and thesis using an appropriate technical language. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 3.2.
04. Present results of a technical project to an audience of peers using appropriate technical language. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 3.5 and 3.6.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBandita Mainali

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Literature Survey and Project plan/scope (approximately 4000 words) Submitted four weeks into the projectN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Fortnightly video blog (6 x 3 minutes equivalent to 2000 words) Or Fortnightly unstructured journal To be submitted to LMS fortnightly as a record of progressN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4
Thesis (approximately 10,000 words) Submitted at the conclusion of the project.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Project presentation (approximately 2000 words) Conducted at the conclusion of the project and consisting of a 10min oral presentation, demonstration of project outcomes, and A0 Poster presentation. Workshop sessions on writing theses, and presenting work orally and via a poster are conducted during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBandita Mainali

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Literature Survey and Project plan/scope (approximately 4000 words) Submitted four weeks into the projectN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Fortnightly video blog (6 x 3 minutes equivalent to 2000 words) Or Fortnightly unstructured journal To be submitted to LMS fortnightly as a record of progressN/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO4
Thesis (approximately 10,000 words) Submitted at the conclusion of the project.N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3
Project presentation (approximately 2000 words) Conducted at the conclusion of the project and consisting of a 10min oral presentation, demonstration of project outcomes, and A0 Poster presentation. Workshop sessions on writing theses, and presenting work orally and via a poster are conducted during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO4