|Short Description:||Professional Skill Engineering|
|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 :||Graded|
|Version produced :||29 February 2020|
This course will provide students with the opportunity to acquire or enhance the personal and professional skills required for them to succeed in their respective USQ engineering program. Two themes are followed throughout the course. Firstly, the development of personal and self-management skills and, secondly, the development of skills and understanding about the stages in, and processes used when applying the 'engineering method'. The learning is situated in the Australasian context and case studies are used so students will acquire their knowledge and skills about the engineering and spatial science professions in a real world environment. The first assessment item requires students to reflect on and self-assess their progress towards achieving Engineers Australia's Stage 1 Competencies and then map a pathway to help them achieve that goal. In the second assessment, item students will apply the engineering method to a project, and use basic project management skills to manage the processes in each stage of the method.