ENGR 1049 Introduction to Engineering (Block)Practice
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 500063
Coordinator Shubhekshya Basnet Opens in new window
Description This subject encourages students to explore the professional responsibilities and challenges faced by Engineers. Students are introduced to emerging issues and approaches in engineering profession, especially particular attention will be given to systems approach. Students engage in a term-long research and problem solving task that addresses technical, environmental and social sustainability imperatives and fosters fundamental research, communication skills. Special emphasis is placed on lifelong learning, academic literacy and professional skills including information literacy, project management, engineering drawing and teamwork which equip students for subsequent academic and professional contexts.
School Eng, Design & Built Env
Discipline Other Engineering And Related Technologies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject
Students must be enrolled in 7178 Diploma of Aerotropolis Industry 4.0 (Mechatronic Skills) Or 7182 Undergraduate Certificate in Engineering
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Solve an engineering problem using systems approach.
- Identify and reflect upon the professional responsibilities of the Engineer.
- Deploy information literacy skills to investigate a complex problem context, alternate approaches and possible solutions.
- Deploy academic standard literacy skills including academic writing, argument construction and referencing.
- Communicate research and solutions clearly and professionally in visual and verbal presentations and an illustrated report.
- Plan, manage, actively contribute to and assess a team based project.
- Identify and apply environmentally and socially sustainable design criteria to a complex problem.
- Produce and read an engineering drawing representing simple structures, landscapes and electric circuit.
6.Information literacy and the research process
10.Time and project management
11.Professional communication skills: written, visual and verbal presentations
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|1,500 words/ 10-15 minutes
Block D Session (2023)
Subject Contact Mitchell Liddle Opens in new window