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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 1090

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
154765

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Education Futures

Course aim

To introduce materials as a group with physical properties which allow them to be designed and crafted into a variety of innovative artefacts and utilitarian objects, including industrial products. To give students the understanding, skills and familiarity to safely and responsibly operate a range of workshop production equipment and to ensure these practices meet WHS legislative requirements.

Course content

During this course students will learn to research, design and construct basic artefacts in a variety of materials using hand and hand power tools as well as a range of metal working machines such as lathes, drill presses, grinding wheels and bench folders. They will come to understand the specific characteristics, properties and appropriate usage of various types of metals and composite metal materials. They will gain skills in evaluating the success of their artefacts by critiquing the design, materials and processes chosen.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workshop 4 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Workshop 4 hours x 12 weeks

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, CITY WEST
Project 450 word (equivalent) 10% N/A
Project 1800 words (equivalent) 40% N/A
Project 2250 words (equivalent) 50% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Project 450 word (equivalent) 10% N/A
Project 1800 words (equivalent) 40% N/A
Project 2250 words (equivalent) 50% 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:
How to determine your Commonwealth Supported course fee. (Opens new window)

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 university. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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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