Faculty of Engineering

Chemical & Biomolecular / Project Management (2017)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2017.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Chemical & Biomolecular / Project Management (2017)
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

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (156 credit points):

► 36 credit points of Engineering core units

► 108 credit points of Chemical stream core units

► 12 credit points of Chemical Specialist depth units

Project Management:

► 66 credit points of Project Management core units

► 18 credit points of Project Management elective units

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study from the tables relevant to the Bachelor of Engineering as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering

For the Bachelor of Engineering component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering single degree;

(b) Except where approved, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36cp from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108cp from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Candidates who do not meet the requirements for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering Honours but who have otherwise satisfied the requirements of the Bachelor of Engineering shall graduate with the Bachelor of Engineering pass degree.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Project Management

For the Bachelor of Project Management component of a combined degree:

(a) Candidates must complete the core units of study as set out in the Bachelor of Project Management Unit of Study Table.

(b) 18cp from the Project Management Electives Table must be completed.

Engineering Honours Requirements

(a) an EWAM of at least 65 immediately prior to the semester in which a thesis unit of study is first attempted; and

(b) have an EIHWAM of at least 65 at the completion of the degree; and

(c) complete the requirements within a time limit of 5 years for a single Bachelor of Engineering Honours degree or complete the requirements within a time limit of 6 years for a combined Bachelor of Engineering Honours combined degree.

Candidates who satisfy the requirements for the Engineering degree, but who have not satisfied each of Clauses (a), (b) and (c), will qualify for the award of the Bachelor of Engineering degree (i.e. the PASS degree, awarded without Honours).

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Permission from the relevant Head of School must be sought prior to enrolling in exchange units of study.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
6 Select from ENGG1801: Engineering Computing
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from ENGG1111: Integrated Engineering 1
6 Select from CHEM1101: Chemistry 1A


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1111.

Note: ENGG1111 may be replaced by ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering for approved students. MATH1001 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1901 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
6 Select from PMGT1852: Facilitation and Stakeholder Engagement
6 Select from CHNG1103: Conservation of Mass and Energy
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistics
6 Select from CHEM1102: Chemistry 1B


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is CHEM1112.

Note: MATH1003 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1903 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ENGG1850: Introduction to Project Management
6 Select from CHNG2803: Heat and Mass Transfer
6 Select from CHNG2802: Chemical Engineering Modelling and Analysis
6 Select from CHNG2801: Fluid Mechanics

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
2 Select from ENGG2111: Integrated Engineering 2
6 Select from ENGG2855: Project Acceptance
6 Select from CHNG2805: Engineering for a Sustainable Society
6 Select from CHNG2804: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
6 Select from CHNG2806: Separation Processes

Note: ENGG2111 may be replaced by ENGG2062 Engineering Project: Business Plan 2 Adv, with Faculty approval.

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from BUSS1040: Economics for Business Decision Making
6 Select from CHNG3803: Reaction Engineering
6 Select from CHNG3802: Process Dynamics and Control
6 Select from CHNG3805: Particle Processing

Note: ENGG3111 may be replaced by ENGG3062 Technology Education (Adv), with Faculty approval.

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CHNG3807: Products and Value Chains [not running in 2020]
6 Select from CHNG3806: Risk Management for Chemical Engineering
6 Select from CHNG3801: Process Plant Design
6 Select from ENGG2852: Project Based Organisational Behaviour [not offered in 2020]


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2019. Replacement unit is PMGT2854.

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ENGG2851: Project Analytics
2 Select from ENGG3111: Integrated Engineering 3
6 Select from PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context
6 Select from ENGG2850: Project Cost and Finance
6 Select from CHNG4802: Chemical Engineering Design A
0 Select from ENGG4000: Practical Experience

Note: 1. Combined degree students may choose to take Chemical Engineering Design A & B in the same year as Engineering Project/Honours Thesis, or separately across years 4 and 5 as preferred.

2. Top students may apply to undertake industry-based projects under the Major Industry Placement Scheme. MIPPS students take a single 24 credit points unit (CHNG4203) in place of Honours Thesis Units plus Chemical Engineering Design A and the 6 credit point Recommended Chemical and Biomolecular Electives. See Streams/Majors tab for more details of MIPPS. 12 credit points (two units) from the `Depth` units of study must also be taken in either first or second semester.

3. ENGG3111 may be replaced by ENGG3062 Technology Education (Adv), with Faculty approval.

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from PMGT3855: Project Variance Analysis
6 Select from ENGG3854: Legal Aspects of Projects
6 Select from CHNG4806: Chemical Engineering Design B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Project Management Electives

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
2 Select from ENGG4111: Integrated Engineering 4
6 Select from Unit Block:
CBE Specialist - Depth
6 Select from ENGG3853: Project Risk Management: Tools & Techniques
6 Select from PMGT3856: Sustainability & Knowledge Management
6 Select from CHNG4811: Thesis A

Note: ENGG4111 may be replaced by ENGG4064/5 Advanced Engineering Design A/B, with Faculty approval.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from PMGT3857: International Project Management
6 Select from Unit Block:
CBE Specialist - Depth
6 Select from CHNG4812: Thesis B

4. Pathways

Alternate Thesis Pathway : Major Industrial Project Placement Scheme (MIPPS)

Type CP CP From
Core
24 CHNG4203: Major Industrial Project

Note: MIPPS students take CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project Placement (24 credit points). This unit replaces regular Honours Thesis units (CHNG4811 and CHNG4812) along with CHNG4001 Practical Experience, CHNG4112 Foundation of Chemical Engineering Design A and 6 credit points of electives. Students are admitted to MIPPS by school permission only. Applications are taken in third year of study.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Engineering Core (Min CP: 36,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2711 Aerospace Engineering Project 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AERO3711 Aerospace Engineering Project 2 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AERO4711 Aerospace Engineering Project 3 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
Int July
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4811 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG4812 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4022 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4023 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4712 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4713 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG2062 Engineering Project: Business Plan 2 Adv 6 Semester 2
ENGG2111 Integrated Engineering 2 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
ENGG3062 Technology Education (Advanced) 6 Semester 2
ENGG3111 Integrated Engineering 3 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG4000 Practical Experience 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
Other
Int January
Int February
Int March
Int April
Int May
Int June
Int July
Int August
Int September
Int October
Int November
Int December
ENGG4064 Advanced Engineering Design A 6 Semester 2
Int July
ENGG4065 Advanced Engineering Design B 6 Semester 2
ENGG4111 Integrated Engineering 4 2 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1001 Differential Calculus 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1003 Integral Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1901 Differential Calculus (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1903 Integral Calculus and Modelling Advanced 3 Semester 2
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 36cp including:

- ENGG4000 Practical Experience (0cp)

- Exactly 6cp from ENGG1111 Integrated Engineering 1 (6cp) OR ENGG1061 Advanced Engineering 1A (6cp) (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG2xxx Integrated Engineering 2 (2cp) OR ENGG2062 Engineering Project Business Plan 2 Adv (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO2711 Aerospace Engineering Project 1 (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG3xxx Integrated Engineering 3 (2cp) OR ENGG3062 Technology Education (Advanced) (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO3711 Advanced Aerospace Project 2 (see note 1)

- At least 2cp from ENGG4xxx Integrated Engineering 4 (2cp) OR ENGG4064 Advanced Engineering Design A (6cp) (see note 1) OR ENGG4065 Advanced Engineering Design B (6cp) (see note 1) OR AERO4711 Advanced Aerospace Project 3 (see note 1)

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxxx units: MATH1001 Differential Calculus (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1003 Integral Calculus AND Modelling (3cp) MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

- A minimum of 12cp of (see notes 2,3) from either AMME4111-4112 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CHNG4811-CHNG4812 hesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR CIVL4022-4023 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR ELEC4712-4713 Thesis A & B (6cp+6cp) OR AMME4010 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR CHNG4203 Major Industrial Project (24cp) OR ELEC4714 Major Industrial Project (24cp)

Note 1. The Advanced Engineering units are only available to students who have been accepted into the relevant year of the Advanced Engineering program.

Note 2. All Thesis A units are mutually prohibited (meaning that only one can be completed), and all Thesis B units have the associated Thesis A unit as a pre-requisite. Students may undertake only the Thesis units relevant to their stream.

Block 2 - CBE Core (Min CP: 108,Max CP: 108)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHEM1101 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
CHEM1102 Chemistry 1B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
CHNG1103 Conservation of Mass and Energy 6 Semester 2
CHNG2801 Fluid Mechanics 6 Semester 1
CHNG2802 Chemical Engineering Modelling and Analysis 6 Semester 1
CHNG2803 Heat and Mass Transfer 6 Semester 1
CHNG2804 Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics 6 Semester 2
CHNG2805 Engineering for a Sustainable Society 6 Semester 2
CHNG2806 Separation Processes 6 Semester 2
CHNG3801 Process Plant Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3802 Process Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1
CHNG3803 Reaction Engineering 6 Semester 1
CHNG3805 Particle Processing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG3806 Risk Management for Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG3807 Products and Value Chains [not running in 2020] 6 Semester 2
CHNG4802 Chemical Engineering Design A 6 Semester 1
CHNG4806 Chemical Engineering Design B 6 Semester 2
ENGG1801 Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Int January

Block 3 - Project Management Core (Min CP: 66,Max CP: 66)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BUSS1040 Economics for Business Decision Making 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG1850 Introduction to Project Management 6 Semester 1
ENGG2850 Project Cost and Finance 6 Semester 1
ENGG2851 Project Analytics 6 Semester 1
Summer Main
ENGG2852 Project Based Organisational Behaviour [not offered in 2020] 6 Semester 2
ENGG2855 Project Acceptance 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3853 Project Risk Management: Tools & Techniques 6 Semester 1
ENGG3854 Legal Aspects of Projects 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
PMGT1852 Facilitation and Stakeholder Engagement 6 Semester 2
Int June
PMGT3855 Project Variance Analysis 6 Semester 2
PMGT3858 Adapting to Project Context 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - CBE Specialist - Depth (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 36)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CHNG5001 Process Systems Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5004 Particles and Surfaces 6 Semester 1
CHNG5006 Advanced Wastewater Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5008 Nanotechnology in Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5601 Membrane Science 6 Semester 1
CHNG5602 Cellular Biophysics [not offered in 2020] 6 Semester 1
CHNG5604 Advanced Membrane Engineering 6 Semester 2
CHNG5606 Advanced Food Processing 6 Semester 2
CHNG5607 Advanced Biochemical Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: A minimum of 12 credit points must be taken.

Block 6 - Project Management 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