Faculty of Engineering

Mechatronic / 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: Mechatronic / 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 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


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 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


Note: MATH2067 is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH2021.

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 [not offered in 2020]
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 AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids 1
Core
6 MECH2400: Mechanical Design 1
Core
6 ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
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 MECH3460: Mechanical Design 2
Core
6 MTRX3700: Mechatronics 3
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic 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 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 AMME4111: Thesis A
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience
Core
6 MECH4601: Professional Engineering 2
6 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic Electives


Note: At least 30 credit points of Mechatronic 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 AMME4112: Thesis B
18 Select from Unit Block:
Mechatronic Electives


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

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 2 - 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 Electives (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
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 from 2017