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ENG3902 Professional Practice 1

Units : 0
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying
School or Department : Faculty of Engineering & Surveying


This is the first of two courses which address, in a generic sense, the practice of professional engineering and professional spatial science. The course is concerned largely with non-technical matters, generally independent of the specific disciplines, which involve the particular work undertaken, performance and responsibilities borne by the professional engineer and spatial scientist. The major manifestations of this professional practice is the participation in professional development activities and the planning, execution and reporting of project work. Hence a major portion of this course is directed at the preparation for the commencement of your final year ENG4111 Research Project Part 1 and ENG4112 Research Project part 2. This preparation includes consulting with supervising staff, a lecture and attendance at the annual "Project Conference" in which ENG4903 Professional Practice 2 students present their completed project work to other students, staff and members of various professions. Students will also participate in, and report on, a range of laboratory sessions, demonstrations, seminars and workshops provided by staff of the Faculty, the wider university and by industry representatives. Students are required to choose and self organise the completion of one or two similar activities off campus. These activities (labeled "Booths") seek to provide the student with some insight into the "cutting edge" of current engineering and surveying practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba