Courses & Units

Engineering Professional Practice JEE493



Throughout the four years of study, students must complete a mandatory minimum of 12 weeks work experience (exposure to professional practice).  They will have sufficient academic grounding and experience to contribute in a positive manner to the engineering design and problem solving processes within the work environment.   Students will develop an ability to deal, under supervision, with complex work-related concepts and problems.  They should have a greater knowledge and comprehension of their engineering discipline and will be able to engage in various facets of engineering, and can observe and appreciate the attitudes, responsibilities, and ethics expected of engineers.  They will continue to use and understand the importance of acquired analytical skills in engineering analysis as well as the application of specifications and codes. Students must submit their mandatory Work Experience Log Book. The main purpose of this Log Book is to enable students to reflect on their broad experiences (including 12-week Work Experience, academic program and life experiences) and demonstrate and assess their attainment of Engineer’s Australia’s stage 1 competencies.

Important note: Students are responsible for identifying and negotiating their own work experience arrangements.


Unit name Engineering Professional Practice
Unit code JEE493
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics

Dr Tom Mitchell Ferguson

Dr Nagi Abdussamie

Dr Javad Mehr

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Summer school (early) On-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Summer school (early) 4/11/2019 1/1/2020 30/1/2020 16/2/2020

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

ILO 1 Apply concepts learned in the academic environment to learning objectives in the work environment

ILO 2 Constructively receive and apply professional feedback, and apply reflection skills as part of personal development and transformative skills

ILO 3 Investigate and conduct the necessary research and analysis on complex maritime concepts and problems, and effectively substantiate findings and recommendations

ILO 4 Work as part of a team and communicate effectively, by written and oral means, to specialist and nonspecialist audiences; including clients, multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural project teams and stakeholders


JEE493 attracts a 100% fee waiver (i.e. students are not required to pay the tuition fees for this unit).


Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,826.00 031701

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.



Work Experience Log Book (100%)

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