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Area/Catalogue
PHYS 3002

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
009152

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Engineering

Course aim

To familiarise students with the procedures involved in the planning and management of a substantial project;
implement a substantial project in Applied Science; and extend the students' practical experience in Applied Science. This course aims to expose students to all the facets of a project from planning through to reporting in parallel with developing professional practices.

Course content

Wherever possible, the project will be related to the students' specialisation (major) or industrial work experience.
Projects may also be undertaken jointly with another School in the Divisions of Information Technology,
Engineering and the Environment, and Health Sciences. In consultation with academic staff and, where
applicable, the provider of the work experience, the student will be allocated a suitable project, based on personal interests, relevance to their program and employment prospects, as well as the availability of suitable resources. Students will prepare a project management plan, consider WHS&W, risk assessment, complete the construction and/or assembly of apparatus or systems needed for the implementation of their projects, and test the apparatus or system to determine its adequacy in satisfying the project's criteria, and communicate the details of the project following professional practices. Attention will be given to the sufficiency of documentation. Students will participate in the Professional Preparation Program (PPP) which workshops professional practices, course objectives and employment processes.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Completion of years 1 and 2 of a physical science major/minor of the Bachelor of Science or equivalent engineering degree.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 1 hour x 13 weeks
Practical 140 hours x block

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Supervisor evaluation N/A 45% 100 hours expt work
Journal 200 word equivalent 5% N/A
Presentation 300 word equivalent 15% 20 minutes
Report 4000 word equivalent - 40 page limit 35% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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