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Engineering Professional Practice Preparation (ENG521)

Organisational Unit Engineering and Energy
Credit Points 0
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Description This unit prepares students for their engineering professional practice exposure. Students need to undertake approved activities (totalling 450 hours, 12 weeks full time) from first year and need to submit a log/record of their professional experience together with a portfolio of supporting evidence to the academic chair at the end of their final semester. This unit provides students with the necessary information on expectations and documentation requirements of their professional practice exposure. Guidance on placement procedures is also provided.
Unit Learning Outcomes Upon completion of this unit students will know:
1. The expectations and documentation requirements of their engineering professional practice exposure throughout their degree;
2. The activity types that are approved to count towards the engineering professional practice;
3. The resources available to assist them with managing the process of gaining engineering professional practice.
Timetabled Learning Activities Induction session by arrangement with the unit coordinator.
Unit Learning Experiences It is important for students to undertake approved engineering professional practice activities on an on-going basis from first year. The unit will convey the relevant information to students in a three hour compulsory induction session.
Assessment The assessment of this unit is based on engagement and participation in the induction session.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of Engineering or Graduate Diploma in Engineering
Assessment A result of Ungraded Pass or Fail is awarded for this unit.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Dr Martina Calais
Senior Lecturer Engineering

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7628
e: M.Calais@murdoch.edu.au
o: 220.2.004H - Engineering and Energy, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Martina Calais
Senior Lecturer Engineering

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 7628
e: M.Calais@murdoch.edu.au
o: 220.2.004H - Engineering and Energy, Murdoch Campus
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