Faculty of Engineering

Biomedical / Project Management (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Biomedical / Project Management (2015)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

1. To qualify for the award of the combined degree, a candidate must successfully complete 240 credit points, comprising: (a) The core units of study as set out in the Bachelor of Project Management unit of study table; (b) The units of study specified for the relevant stream of Engineering and (c) Any additional elective units of study as may be necessary to gain credit to co mplete the requirements of the degree.

2. Candidates are required to achieve a minimum HWAM (Honours Weighted Average Mark) of 65% to qualify for the Engineering Honours degree. Students who satisfy all requirements for graduation except the HWAM required for honours will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering.

NOTE: This course outline should be read in conjunction with the course rules specified in the Faculty handbook at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
Core
6 ENGG1850: Introduction to Project Management
Core
6 ENGG1960: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1111.
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 MBLG1001: Molecular Biology and Genetics (Intro)
Core
6 PSYC1002: Psychology 1002

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ELEC1103: Fundamentals of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Core
6 ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance
Core
6 ENGG2851: Project Analytics
Core
6 MATH2067: DEs and Vector Calculus for Engineers


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH2021.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME1362: Introduction to Engineering Materials
Core
6 CHEM1102: Chemistry 1B


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1112.
Core
6 ELEC2104: Electronic Devices and Circuits
Core
6 MECH2901: Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BUSS1040: Economics for Business Decision Making
Core
6 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering


Note: From 2018 BE(Biomedical) students should take AMME3660 instead of MECH3660.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Project Management Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Bioelectronics & Biomedical Control Units

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG2852: Project Based Organisational Behaviour [not offered in 2020]
Core
6 ENGG2855: Project Acceptance
Core
6 MECH3921: Biomedical Design and Technology
6 Select from Unit Block:
Engineering Systems Units

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG3853: Project Risk Management: Tools & Techniques
Core
6 PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context
12 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Recommended Electives

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
Core
6 PMGT3855: Project Variance Analysis
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Recommended Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Project Management Electives

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
6 AMME4971: Tissue Engineering
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
6 Select from Unit Block:
Applied Biomedical Computing Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Project Management Electives

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B
Core
6 MECH4961: Biomechanics and Biomaterials
6 Select from Unit Block:
Biomedical Recommended Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
Project Management Electives

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Project Management Electives (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

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
ELECTIVE Free Electives 6  

Block 2 - Engineering Systems Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2261 Fluid Mechanics 1 6 Semester 1
AMME2262 Introduction to Thermal Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG2803 Heat and Mass Transfer 6 Semester 1
ELEC2302 Signals and Systems 6 Semester 2
MECH2400 Mechanical Systems Design 1 6 Semester 2

Block 3 - Bioelectronics & Biomedical Control Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4790 Introduction to Biomechatronics 6 Semester 2
ELEC3802 Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: AMME4790 has been replaced by AMME5790 from 2017

Block 4 - Applied Biomedical Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4981 Applied Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 1
COMP5424 Information Technology in Biomedicine 6 Semester 1
COMP5456 Introduction to Bioinformatics [not running] 6 Semester 2

Block 5 - Biomedical Recommended Electives (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2
AMME4990 Biomedical Product Development 6 Semester 1
AMME4992 Regulatory Affairs in the Medical Industry 6 Semester 2
AMME5931 Nanomaterials in Medicine 6 Semester 1
AMME5951 Fundamentals of Neuromodulation 6 Semester 1
AMME5958 Nanotechnology in Biomedical Engineering 6 Semester 2
AMME5962 Introduction to Mechanobiology 6 Semester 2
AMME5995 Advanced Bionics 6 Semester 1
CHNG5601 Membrane Science 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics 6 Semester 2
CHNG5603 Advanced Industrial Modelling and Analysis 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5605 Bio-Products: Laboratory to Marketplace 6 Semester 2
COMP5048 Visual Analytics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC3305 Digital Signal Processing 6 Semester 1
ELEC3404 Electronic Circuit Design 6 Semester 1
ELEC3803 Bioelectronics [not offered in 2021] 6 Semester 2
ELEC5514 Networked Embedded Systems 6 Semester 2
ELEC5614 Real Time Computing 6 Semester 1
ELEC5701 Technology Venture Creation [not offered in 2021] 6 Semester 2
HTIN5002 Quality Frameworks for Health Innovation 6 Semester 2 Block Mode
MECH4902 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1
MECH5720 Sensors and Signals 6 Semester 2
MECH5907 Orthopaedic and Surgical Engineering 6 Semester 2
MTRX5700 Experimental Robotics 6 Semester 1

Note: MECH4902 has been replaced by MECH5907 from 2017. At least 18 credit points (three units of study) must be selected from the units listed above including at least one of the following: AMME4990, AMME4992, CHNG5605 or ELEC5701.