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ENGG3800: Industry and Community Projects (2019 - Semester 2)

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Unit: ENGG3800: Industry and Community Projects (6 CP)
Mode: Normal-Day
On Offer: Yes
Level: Senior
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Unit Coordinator/s: Mr. Kadi, Anthony
Session options: Semester 1, Semester 2, Int January, Int February, Int July, Int December
Versions for this Unit:
Campus: Camperdown/Darlington
Pre-Requisites: None.
Brief Handbook Description: This unit is designed for third year students to undertake a project that allows them to work with one of the University’s industry and community partners. Students will work in teams on a real-world problem provided by the partner. This experience will allow students to apply their academic skills and disciplinary knowledge to a real-world issue in an authentic and meaningful way. Participation in this unit will require students to submit an application.
Assumed Knowledge: Upper-level disciplinary knowledge. Required knowledge will vary by project.
Department Permission Department permission is required for enrollment in this session.
Timetable: ENGG3800 Timetable
Time Commitment:
# Activity Name Hours per Week Sessions per Week Weeks per Semester
1 E-Learning
2 Seminar
3 Project Work - own time

Learning outcomes are the key abilities and knowledge that will be assessed in this unit. They are listed according to the course goal supported by each. See Assessment Tab for details how each outcome is assessed.

Unassigned Outcomes
1. Students should be able to apply disciplinary knowledge to real-world problems
2. Students should be able to develop their skills in written and oral communication through presentation, and report writing in a range of contexts to non-specialist and specialist audiences
3. Students should be able to solve complex real-world problems in a group setting
4. Students should be able to develop inventive and novel solutions
5. Students should be able to understand needs of client groups
6. Students should be able to see broad societal implications of a problem and its solution
7. Students should be able to negotiate solutions that take account of cultural and social difference
8. Students should be able to develop solutions in team environments
9. Students should be able to develop insight into client needs
10. Students should be able to articulate and analyse dilemmas and difficult choices arising in real world settings
11. Students should be able to share responsibility for quality, timeliness and thoroughness
12. Students should be able to provide leadership in discipline-relevant areas of a project
13. Students should be able to gain insight into solving complex problems
Assessment Methods:
# Name Group Weight Due Week Outcomes
1 Group Plan Yes 10.00 Multiple Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,
2 Group Presentation Yes 20.00 Multiple Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,
3 Group Project Yes 70.00 Multiple Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13,
Grade Type Description
Standards Based Assessment Final grades in this unit are awarded at levels of HD for High Distinction, DI (previously D) for Distinction, CR for Credit, PS (previously P) for Pass and FA (previously F) for Fail as defined by University of Sydney Assessment Policy. Details of the Assessment Policy are available on the Policies website at . Standards for grades in individual assessment tasks and the summative method for obtaining a final mark in the unit will be set out in a marking guide supplied by the unit coordinator.

Course Relations

The following is a list of courses which have added this Unit to their structure.

Course Year(s) Offered
Chemical & Biomolecular 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Chemical & Biomolecular Mid-Year 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
Software Mid-Year 2017
Software 2016, 2017, 2020
Software / Arts 2016, 2017
Software / Commerce 2016, 2017
Software / Medical Science 2016, 2017
Software / Music Studies 2016, 2017
Software / Project Management 2016, 2017
Software / Science 2016, 2017
Software / Law 2016, 2017

Course Goals

This unit contributes to the achievement of the following course goals:

Attribute Practiced Assessed
Unit has not been assigned any attributes yet.

These goals are selected from Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 which defines overall goals for courses where this unit is primarily offered. See Engineering & IT Graduate Outcomes Table 2018 for details of the attributes and levels to be developed in the course as a whole. Percentage figures alongside each course goal provide a rough indication of their relative weighting in assessment for this unit. Note that not all goals are necessarily part of assessment. Some may be more about practice activity. See Learning outcomes for details of what is assessed in relation to each goal and Assessment for details of how the outcome is assessed. See Attributes for details of practice provided for each goal.