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Mechatronic Engineering (Space) / Project Management (2014)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2014.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Mechatronic Engineering (Space) / Project Management (2014)
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
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra
Core
6 MTRX1701: Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1362: Materials 1
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics
Core
6 PSYC1002: Psychology 1002

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BUSS1040: Economics for Business Decision Making
Core
6 ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 MTRX1702: Mechatronics 1
Core
6 ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Core
6 ENGG2852: Project Based Organisational Behaviour
Core
6 ENGG2855: Project Acceptance

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance
Core
6 ENGG2851: Project Analytics
Core
6 MTRX2700: Mechatronics 2
Core
6 ELEC3404: Electronic Circuit Design

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO2705: Space Engineering 1
Core
6 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 PMGT3855: Project Variance Analysis

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 ENGG3853: Project Risk Management: Tools & Techniques
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
Core
6 PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO3760: Space Engineering 2
Core
6 ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
Core
6 MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic (Space) Electives


Note: At least 24 credit points of Mechatronic Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AERO4701: Space Engineering 3
Core
6 AMME4121: Engineering Project A


Note: Students with HWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4121 with AMME4111. School permission is required.
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic (Space) Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic (Space) Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.
6 Select from Unit Block:
PM Electives


Note: At least 12 credit points of Project Management Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4122: Engineering Project B


Note: Students with HWAM of 65% or greater are eligible for Honours pathway and can replace AMME4122 with AMME4112.
6 Select from Unit Block:
PM Electives


Note: At least 12 credit points of Project Management Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.
12 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic (Space) Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic (Space) Elective units must be completed. These may be taken in either semester.

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 - PM Electives (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

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

Block 3 - Mechatronic (Space) Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: AMME4790 has been replaced by AMME5790 in 2017.