AUSTRALIAN ENGINEERING ENVIRONMENT SUSTAINABILITY AND PRACTICE

EMS5AEE

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you undertake a comprehensive study of workplace practices related to the Australian engineering industry and reflect heavily on your personal views and approaches to individual and team responsibilities, while taking into consideration Australian sustainability practices. You develop professional skills related to ethical and moral decision making and evaluate the social implications of their work and the broader global & Australian context. The subject encompasses activities and experiences that support the development of knowledge, professional skills and personal capabilities to enhance your employability in Australian engineering industry as well as the long term professional career success. The subject takes a life-long career management approach to engage with students and enrich your understanding of the graduate skills and attributes required to make a successful transition from university to the world of work. You will have regular opportunities to engage with industry professionals and Australian engineering companies.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesAsynchronous lectures with scheduled consultation support; synchronous workshop (online)

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SMENC or SMENE or SMENM or SMTNE or SMELE or SMCEM or SCPEBU or LMEM or TM001.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

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. Effectively prepare, present and evaluate short, engaging speeches for a non-technical audience, using advanced communication principles
02. Effectively plan, develop and evaluate well-structured, reflective and critical documents for a technical audience
03. Evaluate social, cultural, ethical, and environmental responsibilities of professional engineering practice in Australia

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Essay (2000 words). Five individual written assignments.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2

Video Interview Responses (1400 words). Five individual oral presentations, four minutes each.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO1

Online Quiz x 5 (2000 words total).

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo40 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRichard Hall

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written Essay (2000 words). Five individual written assignments.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo35 SILO2

Video Interview Responses (1400 words). Five individual oral presentations, four minutes each.

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo25 SILO1

Online Quiz x 5 (2000 words total).

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo40 SILO3