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Mechanical Engineering / Project Management (2013)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2013.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechanical Engineering / Project Management (2013)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2014, 2013, 2012

2. Requirements

The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering are set out in the tables of units of study for the specialised streams from the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.

b. The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Arts are set out in Table A from the Faculty of Arts Tables of units of study.

c. To qualify for the award of the combined degree, a candidate must complete 240 credit points, comprising of

i. For the Bachelor of Engineering, a candidate must complete all core units of study prescribed in the table of units for the Bachelor of Engineering stream the candidate is pursuing.

ii. For the Bachelor of Project Management, 84 Credit Points of core units of study as set out in the Bachelor of Project Management unit of study table;

iii. Any additional elective units of study that are applicable to either the appropriate stream of the Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Project Management; and/or a maximum of 12 credit points of free electives; as may be necessary to gain credit to complete the requirements of the degree.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG1850: Introduction to Project Management
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MECH1560: Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1550: Dynamics 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
Core
6 PSYC1002: Psychology 1002

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2302: Materials 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BUSS1040: Economics for Business Decision Making
Core
6 AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 ENGG2852: Project Based Organisational Behaviour [not offered in 2020]

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC2004: Electrical Engineering: Foundations
Core
6 ENGG2851: Project Analytics
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH3362: Engineering Materials for Adv Manufacturing

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG2855: Project Acceptance
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Systems Design 1
Core
6 MECH3260: Thermal Engineering and Environment
Core
6 MECH3361: Mechanics of Solids 2

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG3853: Project Risk Management: Tools & Techniques
Core
6 MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
Core
6 PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Systems Design 2
Core
6 PMGT3855: Project Variance Analysis
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechanical Recommended Electives
Free electives


Note: A minimum of 6 credit points (one unit of study) from the Mechanical Recommended Electives must be taken as part of the combined degree. These may be selected in either year 4 or year 5.

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4121: Engineering Project A


Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechanical Recommended Electives
Free electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
PM Electives

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4122: Engineering Project B


Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Mechanical Recommended Electives
Free electives
12 Select from Unit Block:
PM Electives

4. Pathways

BE HONOURS THESIS

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B

Note: Note: Students with ISWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace 4th Year Engineering Project units AMME4121 and AMME4122 with Honours Thesis Units AMME4111 and AMME4112.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Mechanical Recommended Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4210 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4241 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
AMME4660 Management, Employees and Industrial Relations 6 Semester 2
MECH4241 Energy and the Environment 6
MECH4255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6
MECH4265 Combustion 6
MECH4310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6
MECH4460 Design of Micro- and Nanosystems 6 Semester 1
MECH4961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2

Note: A minimum of 6 credit points (one unit of study) must be taken across the degree as a whole. This may be done in either year 4 or year 5.

Block 2 - Free electives

Note: Up to 12 credit points from other units may be taken across the degree as a whole.

Block 3 - PM Electives (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
PMGT2854 Executing Projects 6 Semester 2
PMGT3856 Sustainability and Knowledge Management 6 Semester 1
PMGT3857 International Project Management 6 Semester 2