Courses & Units

Work Placement A ENG203

Hobart

Introduction

This unit of study aims to provide you with practical engineering experience in an environment outside the University and improve your awareness of the issues associated with professional practice. In so doing, it will ensure your perceptions of engineering during your studies develop alongside the realities of practice.

Summary

Unit name Work Placement A
Unit code ENG203
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator

Brian Salmon

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 - other On-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 - other On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 - other 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 - other 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

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Learning Outcomes

1. Apply well developed skills in application letter writing, resume writing, and interview skills, through engagement with companies to gain placement

2. Appraise design concepts and general engineering work by engaging in a range of work experiences with practicing engineers in your chosen field

3. Demonstrate the development of workplace skills of team work, working autonomously, problem solving and decision making, by reflecting on the experiences encountered during the 6 week placement

4. Enhance your professional skills through career development to facilitate work placement

Fees

Domestic

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
039999 $993.0 $993.0 not applicable $2,798.0

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

TBA

Assessment

3 major assessments:  Resume (25%), EA online career development module (25%) and reflective diary (50%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone
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