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ENG3902 Professional Practice 1

Short Description: Professional Practice 1
Units : 0
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 039999 - EnginTech not classified
Grading basis : Pass/Not Pass
Version produced : 23 September 2019

Other requisites

Students must successfully complete this course before enrolling in ENG4903; students cannot enrol in ENG3902 and ENG4903 in the same semester.Students who will commence their final-year project (ENG4111, ENG8411, ENG8002, ENG8414) in Semester 1 should take this course in the preceding semester. Students who will commence their Masters project (ENG8411, ENG8002, ENG8414) in Semester 2 should take this course in the preceding year.


Students must successfully complete this course before enrolling in ENG4903; students cannot enrol in ENG3902 and ENG4903 in the same semester.

Synopsis

This is the first of two courses which address the practice of professional engineering and professional spatial science. The course is concerned largely with non-technical matters, 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 & ENG4112 Research Project Part 2 or ENG8411 Masters Dissertation B & ENG8412 Masters Dissertation C. 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 similar activities off campus. These professional development activities seek to provide the student with some insight into the "cutting edge" of current engineering and surveying practice.

This course contains a mandatory residential school for both external and on-campus students.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 External