WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING A

EMS5WLA

2020

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

Working on technical industry projects provides invaluable experience to you both at technical design level as well practising important skills in teamwork, stakeholder engagement, scoping and project management. In this subject you will either work externally in an engineering capacity in a technical work placement, or will work internally in project teams on a design project set by industry or a research laboratory. EMS5WLA is to be taken in conjunction with EMS5WLB, together forming a 60CP capstone experience.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

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 SMCEM

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsEMS5WIL OR EMS4WIL

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents must have the approval of the subject coordinator to enrol.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourcedSelf Sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectEntire subject

Total hours/days required400 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsMust be taken in last semester of masters degree.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply analysis and design skills to real-world engineering problems.
02. Scope out an engineering project considering key factors.
03. Professionally present both technical and non-technical information in written form for a non-expert audience.
04. Apply and evaluate project and time-management skills in the context of an industry project.
05. Critically evaluate, research and document design and management of the technical project.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 1.00 d supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Externally placed students will meet weekly with industry supervisors and several points through the semester with an academic supervisor. Internal project teams will meet weekly with an academic supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written project plan (5000 Words)The project plan will involve scoping out the project and will consider key elements such as risks, scheduling and requirements analysis.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Written progress report (3000 Words)The written progress report will document students contribution to the project and the current state of the project.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Video based oral progress report (2000 Words)Students will submit a 10 minute video which documents their progress and individual contribution.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 29-38, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEddie Custovic

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 29 - 38
One 1.00 d supervisor consultation per week on weekdays during the day from week 29 to week 38 and delivered via blended.
"Externally placed students will meet weekly with industry supervisors and several points through the semester with an academic supervisor. Internal project teams will meet weekly with an academic supervisor."

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Written project plan (5000 Words)The project plan will involve scoping out the project and will consider key elements such as risks, scheduling and requirements analysis.

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Written progress report (3000 Words)The written progress report will document students contribution to the project and the current state of the project.

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Video based oral progress report (2000 Words)Students will submit a 10 minute video which documents their progress and individual contribution.

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5