Faculty of Engineering

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Monash University

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Department of Civil Engineering


Dr Jianfeng Xue



  • First semester 2016 (Day)


Students will undertake an investigation into civil and environmental engineering problems. The projects will be industry-related. However, university-based projects may be acceptable. The students are expected to use various kinds of study (eg laboratory work, field studies and literature survey) as required. Teamwork is highly encouraged in the project.


On completion of this unit, students should:

  1. be able to develop a project brief working independently but under staff supervision
  2. be able to plan and execute a project
  3. be able to document the findings in the form of a formal report
  4. be able to present their findings orally.


Project: 100%

Workload requirements

12 hours per week

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)


Completion of 120 points