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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is only available to students who have completed EMS4WIL. Students will research a project topic obtained from their involvement in WIL. The score of the project needs to be developed, together with how the work will be carried out including resource requirements, culminating in a final written report and oral presentation. The emphasis is on developing the research skills and thinking of the student. Students will work to achieve the following Engineers Australia Stage 1 Competencies: 1.3, 1.5, 1.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5 and 3.6 (see intended learning outcomes for details).

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules



Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsWork Placement at industry worksite

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate professional and effective written communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
02. Demonstrate professional and effective verbal communication skills. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains; 3.5 Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.
03. Apply learned knowledge and skills in industry. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 1.3 In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline;1.5 Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline; 1.6 Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline;3.2 Effective oral and written communication.
04. Collaborate, cooperate, and work effectively as part of a team. Includes EA stage 1 competencies: 3.1 Ethical conduct and professional accountability;3.2 Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains;3.3 Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour;3.4 Professional use and management of information;3.6 Effective team membership and team leadership.

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