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CIVL4025: Engineering Project B

Engineering Project A and B provide an opportunity for students to undertake a major project in a specialised area relevant to civil engineering. Students will generally work in groups, although planning and writing of reports will be done individually; i. e. , a separate report must be submitted by each student. Only in exceptional circumstances and by approval of Engineering Project course coordinator and the relevant academic supervisor concerned will a student be permitted to undertake a project individually. Engineering Project is spread over a whole year, in two successive Units of Study of 6 credits points each, Engineering Project A (CIVL4024) and Engineering Project B (CIVL4025). This particular unit of study, which must be preceded by or be conducted concurrently with CIVL4024 Engineering Project A, should cover the second half of the required project work. In particular, it should include completion of all components planned but not undertaken or completed in CIVL4024 Engineering Project A.

Code CIVL4025
Academic unit Civil Engineering
Credit points 6
30 credit points of any 3000- or higher level units of study.

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

  • LO1. formulate and plan a personal research project
  • LO2. evaluate critical research issues with originality, ingenuity and initiative
  • LO3. formulate an appropriate method for investigating a specific research question
  • LO4. document and report research work undertaken in a format appropriate for academic literature with correct referencing
  • LO5. communicate research outcomes to a broad audience (peers, academics, laypeople) in a clear, confident and engaging manner
  • LO6. reflect on the contribution of research to the discipline of engineering and to engineering practice
  • LO7. demonstrate in-depth knowledge of a specialised area within the discipline
  • LO8. analyse data, draw appropriate conclusions and present those conclusions in context, with due consideration of methods and assumptions involved.

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