Courses & Units

Engineering Design and Build A ENG201


This unit aims to further develop engineering analysis and design knowledge and skills within a muliti-disciplinary context to design and build a prototype. You will work in a team to analyse a problem in terms context, dilemma and objective, develop a conceptual design and prototype. You will engage with a design competition that provides the potential for you to progress to a National final.


Unit name Engineering Design and Build A
Unit code ENG201
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering|Theatre
Coordinator Ms Anna Wrobel-Tobiszewska
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Intermediate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic


International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

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Learning Outcomes

  • Develop and evaluate conceptual designs to address the problem specifications.
  • Select and refine the conceptual design based on a variety of specifications and criteria.
  • Build a prototype that reflects the conceptual design.
  • Critically reflect on your and others contributions to the team and the execution of the project.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
039999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,798.00

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ENG102 or admission to P7A

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AssessmentDesign Solution (50%)|Portfolio (20%)|Workshop Assignment (30%)
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