School Of Computing, Engineering And Mathematics

Introduction to Engineering PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300964.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Ee Loon Tan

Equivalent Units
300461 Engineering and Industrial Design Practice, 300034 Introduction to Professional Practice, 300674 Engineering Design and Construction Practice, 700038 Engineering Design and Construction Practice, 700107 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice, 700148 and 700149 Introduction to Engineering Practice.

Teaching Periods
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About this Unit
This unit encourages students to explore the professional responsibilities and challenges faced by Engineers. Students are introduced to emerging issues and approaches in the engineering profession, with particular attention given to using a systems approach to solve engineering problems. Students engage in a semester-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 pursuits.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Drawing software such as AutoCAD or Solid Works

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