Courses & Units

Engineering Project B ENG702


Engineering Project A and Engineering Project B will normally be taken consecutively in the final two semesters of the degree. Each student is required to undertake a substantial high level two-semester project within their engineering discipline, which may involve aspects of research and development work, engineering design, literature survey, experimental work, theoretical work, computational studies, simulation, prototype testing and implementation. Masters projects are required to have a significant research component to develop skills required for a research higher degree (PhD). At the end of Engineering Project B a typset, printed and bound thesis is to be submitted along with an electronic copy of the final thesis which is submitted via Turnitin. The electronic copy will be retained for the University of Tasmania library thesis collection. Students are also expected to do a public presentation of their completed work at the end of the semester.


Unit name Engineering Project B
Unit code ENG702
Credit points 25
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Discipline Engineering
Coordinator Associate Professor Damien Holloway
Delivered By University of Tasmania


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


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Manage and execute a professional practice research project through being cognisant of WH&S, IP, data management and research ethics considerations in collaboration with multiple stakeholders
  • Apply creative approaches for engineering design and/or analysis to develop new concepts, procedures, solutions, systems or technical opportunities in professional engineering
  • Articulate the original contribution of the research project findings an approach in relation to contemporary scholarship in professional engineering
  • Document research design, analysis and conclusions in a written format appropriate for dissemination to academic and professional engineering audiences
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$2,075.00 $2,075.00 not applicable $5,876.00

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Teaching Pattern

There will be an initial introductory information class in week 1.
Students are expected to have weekly consultations with their supervisor of a minimum 1/2 hour.
There will be semi-regular general seminars/lectures on topics related to research and thesis preparation.

AssessmentFinal presentation (10%)|Thesis (80%)|Demonstration (10%)
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