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Area/Catalogue
MENG 3002

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
011073

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To provide students with a structured program on the methodology of carrying out a research/development/design project and to undertake and manage an industry focussed project in which they apply their knowledge of various aspects of mechanical and manufacturing engineering into a particular problem.

Course content

Research Lectures: Design, planning and scheduling of the research program; literature searching; seminar presentation techniques; thesis writing; multi-attribute decision analysis.

Project: Students will carry out projects in the area of chosen specialisation. The work will be guided by an individual academic supervisor. The student will have regular review meetings with their supervisor, presenting seminars and written reports.

It is expected that satisfactory achievement of the course objectives will require at least 150 hours of concentrated student effort.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Offshore (Interview with project coordinator) N/A x N/A

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
Progress Report 3000 words 10% N/A
Major Progress Report 10000 words 90% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, KAPLAN HIGHER EDUCATION - SINGAPORE (INTENSIVE)
Progress report (thesis) 5000-10000 words 100% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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
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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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