This unit provides students with practical engineering experience in a professional workplace and improves awareness of working within a professional engineering environment. This ensures the students perceptions of engineering during academic studies develop alongside the realities of practice. This unit provides the opportunity for students to reflect on their studies to date and how they translate to real world practice.
Important note: Students are responsible for identifying and negotiating their own work experience arrangements.
The advantage of doing some experience between 2nd and 3rd year is that you are yet to choose your specialisation. Use that to your advantage by exploring various types of maritime engineering if possible.
You are expected to show independence and responsibility in your assigned work tasks throughout your 12 or more weeks of engineering professional practice. You will have enough academic grounding and experience to contribute in a positive manner to the engineering design and problem-solving processes within the work environment. An ability to work under supervision, with complex work-related concepts and problems should also be demonstrated.
|Unit name||Engineering Professional Practice|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||National Centre for Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics|
|Coordinator||Doctor Damon Howe|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Summer school (early)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Summer school (early)||7/11/2022||1/1/2023||2/1/2023||19/2/2023|
* 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).
- Demonstrate the knowledge and skills of a professional engineer.
- Apply engineering skills and tools to real world problems in a professional setting.
- Embody the professional and personal attributes expected of a professional engineer in an industry environment.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Other (33%)|Log/Workbook (34%)|Other (33%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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