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Unit of study_

BMET4010: Major Industrial Project

Students spend 6 months at an industrial placement working on a major engineering project relevant to their engineering stream. This is a 24 credit point unit, which may be undertaken as an alternative to BMET4111/4112 Thesis A and B, and two recommended electives. This unit of study gives students experience in carrying out a major project within an industrial environment, and in preparing and presenting detailed technical reports (both oral and written) on their work. The project is carried out under joint University/industry supervision, with the student essentially being engaged fulltime on the project at the industrial site.

Code BMET4010
Academic unit Biomedical Engineering
Credit points 24
Prerequisites:
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[36 credits of 3000 level units of study] and WAM >= 70
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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BMET4111 or BMET4112 or ENGG4000 or MECH4601 or AMME4111 or AMME4112 or AMME4010

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Ability to document and report research work undertaken in a format appropriate for academic literature with correct referencing.
  • LO2. Ability to deliver a research presentation that is clear, confident and engaging to an academic audience.
  • LO3. Ability to formulate and plan a personal research project.
  • LO4. Originality, ingenuity and initiative in dealing with critical research issues.
  • LO5. In-depth knowledge of a specialised area within the discipline.
  • LO6. Ability to formulate an appropriate method for investigating a specific research question.
  • LO7. Ability to analyse data, draw appropriate conclusions and present those conclusions in context, with due consideration of methods and assumptions involved.

Unit outlines

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