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ENG1061 - Engineering profession

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Engineering

Leader: G P Codner


Clayton First semester 2007 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)


Introduction to engineering, the role of engineers and the engineering decision-making process. The Unit covers the economic, environmental, social and ethical aspects of engineering. Particular aspects relate to the systems approach to engineering problems; sustainable development and the environment; lifecycle concepts, safety, management, quality, economic analysis; engineering ethics, report writing, oral presentations, drawing and teamwork.


The student is expected to:


Group Projects: 40%
Individual assignments/tests: 13%
Presentations: 12%
Closed book exam (2 hours): 35%. Students are required to pass both the continuous assessment and exam components to gain a pass in this unit.

Contact hours

3 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and seven hours of private study per week