Faculty of Engineering

Aeronautical (Space) / Science (Medical Science Stream) (2021)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2021.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Aeronautical (Space) / Science (Medical Science Stream) (2021)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary, the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundation Mathematics units table (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Science requirements)

► 24 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program (PEP) table comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 96 credit points of Aeronautical (Space) Stream Core units

► 6 credit points of Aeronautical (Space) Stream Core Extension Units

► may take Additional Aeronautical Stream elective units if there is elective space in the degree

► may take Additional Space Engineering elective units if there is elective space in the degree

Science (Medical Science Stream) (96 credit points):

► 24 credit points of Science degree core units (12cp of MATH1* can count towards Engineering requirements)

► 48 credit points of Medical Science core

► 12 credit points of OLE units

► 12 credit points of Science electives

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.

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
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from AERO1560: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from MEDS1001: Human Biology

Note: From 2024, 3cp Math units are replaced by new 6cp units MATH1061 and MATH1062. Students who have not yet completed all 3cp Math units can use this interactive tool on Canvas for enrolment advice: https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/2806/pages/mathematics-changes-in-2024

Equivalent advanced level units can replace Medical Science Core units, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6 Select from AMME1362: Introduction to Engineering Materials
6 Select from AMME1802: Engineering Mechanics
6 Select from BIOL1007: From Molecules to Ecosystems
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Equivalent advanced level units can replace Medical Science Core units, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
6 Select from AMME2000: Engineering Analysis
6 Select from AMME2500: Engineering Dynamics
6 Select from CHEM1111: Chemistry 1A
6 Select from AMME2700: Instrumentation


Note: AMME2700 is discontinued. Students who have not yet completed this unit should take AMME1705 in its place.

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME2200: Introductory Thermofluids
6 Select from AMME2301: Mechanics of Solids
6 Select from AERO2705: Space Engineering 1
6 Select from MEDS2004: Microbes, Infection and Immunity
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from AERO3360: Aerospace Structures 1
6 Select from AERO3460: Aerospace Design 1
6 Select from MEDS2001: Key Concepts in Physiology
6 Select from MEDS2002: Key Concepts in Pharmacology

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AERO3260: Aerodynamics 1
6 Select from AERO3560: Flight Mechanics 1
6 Select from AERO3760: Space Engineering 2
6 Select from MEDS2005: Human Anatomy and Histology
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME3500: System Dynamics and Control
6 Select from AERO3261: Propulsion
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from MEDS2003: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
6 Select from MEDS3888: Medical Science Interdisciplinary Project
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 6cp OLEs
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME4111: Thesis A
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Additional Aeronautical Stream Elective Units
Additional Space Engineering Elective Units
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from AERO4701: Space Engineering 3
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from AMME4112: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Aeronautical (Space) Stream Extension Units
List
6 Select from Unit Blocks:
Additional Aeronautical Stream Elective Units
Additional Space Engineering Elective Units
Science Units


Note: As there are 12cp worth of units that can count to either the Engineering or Science requirements of the combined degree, students can choose to select up to 12cp of electives from either Engineering or Science, or a combination of both.

Students must be sure they will complete the requirements of the Science side of the degree if they want to choose any Engineering elective units.
6 Select from Unit Block:
Science Units


Note: 3000-level Medical Science selective

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Aeronautical (Space) stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1905 Statistics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1005 Statistics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
AMME4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Table

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - Aeronautical (Space) Stream Core (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2705 Space Engineering 1 6 Semester 2
AERO3260 Aerodynamics 1 6 Semester 2
AERO3261 Propulsion 6 Semester 1
AERO3360 Aerospace Structures 1 6 Semester 1
AERO3460 Aerospace Design 1 6 Semester 1
AERO3560 Flight Mechanics 1 6 Semester 2
AERO3760 Space Engineering 2 6 Semester 2
AERO4701 Space Engineering 3 6 Semester 1
AMME1362 Introduction to Engineering Materials 6 Semester 2
AMME1802 Engineering Mechanics 6 Semester 2
AMME2000 Engineering Analysis 6 Semester 1
AMME2200 Introductory Thermofluids 6 Semester 2
AMME2301 Mechanics of Solids 6 Semester 2
AMME2500 Engineering Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME2700 Instrumentation 6 Semester 1
AMME3500 System Dynamics and Control 6 Semester 1

Block 5 - Aeronautical (Space) Stream Extension Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO4260 Aerodynamics 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4360 Aerospace Structures 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4560 Flight Mechanics 2 6 Semester 2

Block 6 - Additional Aeronautical Stream Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO2711 Aerospace Engineering Project 1 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
Int July
AERO3711 Aerospace Engineering Project 2 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
Int July
AERO4260 Aerodynamics 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4360 Aerospace Structures 2 6 Semester 1
AERO4560 Flight Mechanics 2 6 Semester 2
AERO4711 Aerospace Engineering Project 3 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int February
Int July
AERO5200 Advanced Aerodynamics 6 Semester 1
AERO5206 Rotary Wing Aircraft 6 Semester 2
AERO5400 Advanced Aircraft Design Analysis 6 Semester 2
AERO5500 Flight Test and Evaluation 6 Semester 2
AERO5520 Aircraft Avionics and Systems [not running in 2020] 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5750 Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems 6 Semester 2
AMME3060 Engineering Methods 6 Semester 2
AMME4010 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
AMME5202 Computational Fluid Dynamics 6 Semester 1
AMME5292 Applied Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence 6 Semester 1
AMME5510 Vibration and Acoustics 6 Semester 2
AMME5520 Advanced Control and Optimisation 6 Semester 1

Note: Students may select units from this collection if they have elective space in their degree. Students must have a WAM of >75 to be eligible to take AEROx711 units of study.

Block 7 - Additional Space Engineering Elective Units

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO5700 Space Engineering (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
AERO5750 Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems 6 Semester 2
AMME4710 Computer Vision and Image Processing 6 Semester 2

Note: Students may select units from this collection if they have elective space in their degree.

Block 10 - Medical Science Stream Core (Min CP: 48,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BIOL1007 From Molecules to Ecosystems 6 Semester 2
CHEM1111 Chemistry 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
MEDS1001 Human Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2001 Key Concepts in Physiology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2002 Key Concepts in Pharmacology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2003 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 6 Semester 1
MEDS2004 Microbes, Infection and Immunity 6 Semester 2
MEDS2005 Human Anatomy and Histology 6 Semester 2
MEDS3888 Medical Science Interdisciplinary Project 6 Semester 2

Block 11 - Science Units (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 42)

Note: Candidates must complete 96 credit points of Science (Medical Science stream) study, including:

- 54cp core units

- 18cp 3000-level selective units

- 12 credit points of OLEs

- Elective units as required

Math and Chem units taken as part of the Engineering component may be counted towards the 96 cp total. See Science faculty handbook for list of Science units and majors: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/science/