• Code ENGN8602
  • Unit Value 6 to 12 units
  • Offered by Research School of Engineering
  • ANU College ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Engineering
  • Areas of interest Engineering
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Thomas White
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2017
    Second Semester 2017
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This is a flexible 6 or 12 unit course that allows students to undertake a substantial research project on an appropriate engineering topic. Students will be expected to carry out independent research on this topic whilst working under a supervisor who is affiliated with the School of Engineering. The nature of the project can be theoretical, experimental, design or development based on the interests of the student and the availability of supervisors. Students must secure support of a supervisor and obtain permission from the Master of Engineering program convenor before enrolling in this course.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

On successful completion of this course, students will have the skills and knowledge to:
  1. Plan and execute a substantial engineering or scientific research-based project with a high level of autonomy.
  2. Formulate and clearly define a research problem including appropriate scope, aims and constraints, and identify a suitable methodology to address the problem.
  3. Apply research skills and methodologies to source, critically evaluate, and synthesize research and technical literature relevant to the project, and communicate the findings in an appropriate form.
  4. Apply advanced theory, concepts and technical skills from relevant engineering and/or scientific fields to design and conduct experimental, theoretical or computational research tasks.
  5. Evaluate, analyze and interpret research data and use this data to support and justify conclusions, recommendations or decisions related to the project aims.
  6. Communicate the context, motivation, methods, results and conclusions of the project in written and/or oral form, using language and content appropriate to the intended audience.
  7. Apply professional reflective practice and independent learning to gain and apply new knowledge and skills.

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Requisite and Incompatibility

You will need to contact the Research School of Engineering to request a permission code to enrol in this course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
2
Unit value:
6 to 12 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
7.00 0.14583
8.00 0.16667
9.00 0.18750
10.00 0.20833
11.00 0.22917
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $610 per unit
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2017 $813 per unit
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5029 20 Feb 2017 27 Feb 2017 31 Mar 2017 26 May 2017 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
10118 24 Jul 2017 31 Jul 2017 31 Aug 2017 27 Oct 2017 In Person N/A

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