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Unit of study_

ENGG4000: Practical Experience

The BE requires students to obtain industrial work experience of twelve weeks duration (60 working days) or its equivalent towards satisfying the requirements for award of the degree. Students are recommended to undertake their work experience in the break between Year 3 and 4, however any engineering work taken after Year 2 may be accepted for the requirements of this unit. Students must be exposed to professional engineering practice to enable them to develop an engineering approach and ethos, and to gain an appreciation of engineering ethics. and to gain an appreciation of engineering ethics. The student is required to login to Sonia and start your Practical experience proposal applications. Assessment in this unit is by the submission portfolio containing written reports on the involvement of industry. Assessments is via Sonia. For details of the reporting requirements, go to the faculty's Practical Experience website http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/practical-experience/index.shtml. Students normally enrol in ENGG4000 after completing the practical work and will be assessed via written submission.

Code ENGG4000
Academic unit Engineering
Credit points 0
Prerequisites:
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24 credit points of 3000 or higher level ENGI units
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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ENGP1000 OR ENGP2000 OR ENGP3000 OR ENGG5217 OR CHNG4203 OR AMME4010 OR ELEC4714

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

  • LO1. Propose an engineering intern job for faculty approval that meets the required criteria
  • LO2. Experience a faculty approved engineering internship job for a total of 420 hours (12 weeks full-time)
  • LO3. Document your engineering internship job using a logbook
  • LO4. Analyse and evaluate your learning from your engineering internship job in a clearly written reflective report
  • LO5. Relate knowledge and experience gained during formal study to engineering practice, assessing gaps and making recommendations for improvements

Unit outlines

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