|Year of offer||2018|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject introduces the nature of engineering work, at the heart of which is communication and problem solving using set criteria.
Specific topics include:
- Skills required for engineering practice
- The engineering recruitment process
- Engineering problem identification, formulation and solving
- Meetings and group dynamics
- Oral and written communication
- Use of library services and information services
- Sharing information and knowledge management
- Ethics and academic honesty
- Stakeholder and client engagement.
Intended learning outcomes
INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES (ILO)
On completion of this subject the student is expected to:
- Describe the role of engineers in an engineering organisation
- Work effectively in a small team, including evaluating peer and team performance
- Identify and define a challenge in engineering
- Research solutions to an engineering problem
- Evaluate solutions against agreed criteria
- Present information orally and in writing.
- Ability to communicate effectively, with the engineering team and with the community at large
- Ability to function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a team leader or manager as well as an effective team member
- Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution
- Ability to utilise a systems approach to complex problems and to design and operational performance
- Understanding of social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and the need to employ principles of sustainable development
- Ability to manage information and documentation
- Capacity for lifelong learning and professional development.