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CIVL4203: Major Industrial Project

Enrolment in this unit is through a competitive scholarship application process which requires a WAM of at least 70. Successful applicants are partnered with an industry organisation where they will complete 6 months fullā€time at the organisation's site to carry out an engineering applied research project and other work assigned by the organisation. Students will receive a monthly scholarship payment from the University. This unit effectively replaces two thesis units and two elective units. Project work will be jointly supervised by an academic from the school and also a nominated industry supervisor.

Code CIVL4203
Academic unit Civil 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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CIVL4022 or CIVL4023 or ENGG4000

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

  • LO1. Communication and Inquiry/ Research (Level 4) 1. Ability to interpret results in relation to existing knowledge 2. Ability to undertake a literature review and to critically examine published data and findings. 3. Ability to produce a large professional quality engineering report 4. Oral presentation skills
  • LO2. Project and Team Skills (Level 5) 5. Ability to set objectives and organise a program of work, and to complete the work within the required time frame and specifications 6. An understanding of the role of engineers in the workplace, the management structure of engineering firms, and their role in society 7. Ability to communicate and work cooperatively with others.
  • LO3. Professional Effectiveness and Ethical Conduct (Level 4) 8. Gain an understanding of engineering, OH&S and project management practices
  • LO4. Engineering/ IT Specialisation (Level 5) 9. Develop in depth technical knowledge of engineering processes related to the project
  • LO5. Problem Solving and Inventiveness (Level 5) 10. Ability to critically analyse results and findings and to contribute original insights to the investigation.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.