Unit

School Of Engineering

Introduction to Engineering PracticeWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300964.2

Discipline: OTHER ENGINEERING AND RELATED TECHNOLOGIES

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 Introduction to Engineering Practice and 700149 Introduction to Engineering Practice.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2020 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  Ee Loon Tan  Timetable.  
2020 Sydney City Session 2  Yes  Sydney City Campus - DAY  Peter Lendrum  Timetable not available  

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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


Courses
3689.1Bachelor of EngineeringCONTINUING
3689.2Bachelor of EngineeringCONTINUING
3690.3Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)CONTINUING
3690.4Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)CURRENT
3691.1Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCONTINUING
3691.2Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCONTINUING
3691.3Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCONTINUING
3691.4Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCONTINUING
3691.5Bachelor of Engineering ScienceCURRENT
3740.1Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)CONTINUING
3740.2Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)CONTINUING
3740.3Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)CURRENT
3771.1Bachelor of Engineering Advanced (Honours)CURRENT


Specialisations

KT3159.1CivilCURRENT
KT3160.1ConstructionCONTINUING
KT3161.1ElectricalCURRENT
KT3162.1MechanicalCURRENT
KT3163.1Robotics and MechatronicsCURRENT
KT3166.1ConstructionCURRENT
KT3172.1Electrical EngineeringCURRENT
KT3173.1Mechanical EngineeringCURRENT
KT3174.1Robotics and Mechatronics EngineeringCURRENT
KT3175.1Software EngineeringCURRENT




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