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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.

Details

Academic unit Biomedical Engineering
Unit code BMET4010
Unit name Major Industrial Project
Session, year
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Semester 2, 2020
Attendance mode Supervision
Location Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Credit points 24

Enrolment rules

Prohibitions
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BMET4111 or BMET4112 or ENGG4000 or MECH4601 or AMME4111 or AMME4112 or AMME4010
Prerequisites
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[36 credits of 3000 level units of study] and WAM >= 70
Corequisites
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None
Available to study abroad and exchange students

No

Teaching staff and contact details

Coordinator Gregg Jorgen Suaning, gregg.suaning@sydney.edu.au
Type Description Weight Due Length
Skills based evaluation Thesis Seminar
School Seminar Presentation - date will be advised.
5% - 5-minute presentation (+ questions)
Outcomes assessed: LO2
Creative assessments / demonstrations Exit Seminar
Thesis presentation to company - date to be advised.
5% - Company specific
Outcomes assessed: LO2
Assignment Progress Report
Literature review and report on progress - submission date to be advised.
10% - Variable
Outcomes assessed: LO3 LO4 LO5 LO6
Honours thesis Thesis Report
Thesis report - date to be advised.
80% - Refer to Canvas guidelines
Outcomes assessed: LO1 LO4 LO5 LO6 LO7
  • 10% Progress Report
  • 5% Thesis Exit Seminar
  • 5% Thesis Seminar
  • 80% Thesis Report

Assessment criteria

Refer to Canvas for guidelines.

Late submission

In accordance with University policy, these penalties apply when written work is submitted after 11:59pm on the due date:

  • Deduction of 5% of the maximum mark for each calendar day after the due date.
  • After ten calendar days late, a mark of zero will be awarded.

This unit has an exception to the standard University policy or supplementary information has been provided by the unit coordinator. This information is displayed below:

5% per day

Special consideration

If you experience short-term circumstances beyond your control, such as illness, injury or misadventure or if you have essential commitments which impact your preparation or performance in an assessment, you may be eligible for special consideration or special arrangements.

Academic integrity

The Current Student website provides information on academic honesty, academic dishonesty, and the resources available to all students.

The University expects students and staff to act ethically and honestly and will treat all allegations of academic dishonesty or plagiarism seriously.

We use similarity detection software to detect potential instances of plagiarism or other forms of academic dishonesty. If such matches indicate evidence of plagiarism or other forms of dishonesty, your teacher is required to report your work for further investigation.

WK Topic Learning activity Learning outcomes

Study commitment

Typically, there is a minimum expectation of 1.5-2 hours of student effort per week per credit point for units of study offered over a full semester. For a 24 credit point unit, this equates to roughly 480-600 hours of student effort in total.

Learning outcomes are what students know, understand and are able to do on completion of a unit of study. They are aligned with the University’s graduate qualities and are assessed as part of the curriculum.

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.

Graduate qualities

The graduate qualities are the qualities and skills that all University of Sydney graduates must demonstrate on successful completion of an award course. As a future Sydney graduate, the set of qualities have been designed to equip you for the contemporary world.

GQ1 Depth of disciplinary expertise

Deep disciplinary expertise is the ability to integrate and rigorously apply knowledge, understanding and skills of a recognised discipline defined by scholarly activity, as well as familiarity with evolving practice of the discipline.

GQ2 Critical thinking and problem solving

Critical thinking and problem solving are the questioning of ideas, evidence and assumptions in order to propose and evaluate hypotheses or alternative arguments before formulating a conclusion or a solution to an identified problem.

GQ3 Oral and written communication

Effective communication, in both oral and written form, is the clear exchange of meaning in a manner that is appropriate to audience and context.

GQ4 Information and digital literacy

Information and digital literacy is the ability to locate, interpret, evaluate, manage, adapt, integrate, create and convey information using appropriate resources, tools and strategies.

GQ5 Inventiveness

Generating novel ideas and solutions.

GQ6 Cultural competence

Cultural Competence is the ability to actively, ethically, respectfully, and successfully engage across and between cultures. In the Australian context, this includes and celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, knowledge systems, and a mature understanding of contemporary issues.

GQ7 Interdisciplinary effectiveness

Interdisciplinary effectiveness is the integration and synthesis of multiple viewpoints and practices, working effectively across disciplinary boundaries.

GQ8 Integrated professional, ethical, and personal identity

An integrated professional, ethical and personal identity is understanding the interaction between one’s personal and professional selves in an ethical context.

GQ9 Influence

Engaging others in a process, idea or vision.

Outcome map

Learning outcomes Graduate qualities
GQ1 GQ2 GQ3 GQ4 GQ5 GQ6 GQ7 GQ8 GQ9

Disclaimer

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