Faculty of Engineering

Mechanical / 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: Mechanical / 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
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 AMME1362: Materials 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: Statistics
Core
6 PSYC1002: Psychology 1002

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME2261: Fluid Mechanics 1
Core
6 AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
Core
6 ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance
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 BUSS1040: Economics for Business Decision Making
Core
6 AMME2262: Thermal Engineering 1
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 ENGG2851: Project Analytics
Core
6 AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
Core
6 MECH3261: Fluid Mechanics 2
Core
6 MECH3362: Materials 2

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG2855: Project Acceptance
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 MECH3260: Thermal Engineering 2
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 MECH3660: Manufacturing Engineering
Core
6 PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context
6 Select from Unit Block:
PM Electives

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
Core
6 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
Core
6 PMGT3855: Project Variance Analysis
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
additional electives
Recommended Mechanical 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 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
PM Electives
Recommended Mechanical Electives
6 Select from Unit Block:
additional electives

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4112: Thesis B
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
additional electives
Recommended Mechanical Electives
List
12 Select from Unit Blocks:
PM Electives
Recommended Mechanical Electives

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 2 - additional electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
ENGG1000 History and Philosophy of Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Up to 12 credit points from other units may be taken across the degree as a whole subject to the approval of AMME Head of School

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

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 4 - Recommended Mechanical Electives (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AMME5101 Energy and the Environment 6 Semester 1
AMME5105 Risk Management Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5271 Computational Nanotechnology 6 Semester 2
AMME5310 Engineering Tribology 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5912 Crash Analysis and Design 6 Semester 1
MECH4460 Mechanical Design 3 6 Semester 1
MECH4660 Engineering Management [not running in 2019] 6 Semester 1
MECH4961 Biomechanics and Biomaterials 6 Semester 2
MECH5255 Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 6 Semester 2
MECH5265 Combustion 6 Semester 2
MECH5275 Renewable Energy 6 Semester 2
MECH5310 Advanced Engineering Materials 6 Semester 1