MRE5008 - Maintenance and reliability engineering project - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate - Unit

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Associate Professor Yousef Ibrahim

Unit guides




This unit is the capstone of the Master of Maintenance and Reliability Engineering. In this unit a student will undertake a project involving the solution of an industry-based terotechnology problem applying the techniques, skills and knowledge acquired in the structured coursework units.


The aim of this unit is to:

  • Give students the opportunity to practice and build confidence in the management of resources. The project will give students the opportunity to gain skills and confidence in written and oral communications and the use of audio-visual aids in communication;
  • Impart skills in planning and decision making where the outcome of the various activities involved is uncertain. Also, the undertaken project should encourage creativity and innovation and enhance confidence in Maintenance and Reliability Engineering area.


Research paper and presentation 100%.

Workload requirements

150 hours project work

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Chief examiner(s)


Completion of 18 points in the MRE Program