Engineering Honours Project A and Engineering Honours 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. Industry linked projects are encouraged. Students will generally be assigned individual research and development projects. First class honours projects are required to have a significant research component to develop the skills required for a research higher degree (PhD). Projects will synthesise and extend knowledge gained in other units.
Each student is assigned an individual supervisor from the academic staff of the school, but where appropriate may also have school or industry based co-supervisors. All students will be expected to attend some seminars in semester 1 that will help them in their research, and to attend presentations given by other project students. Seminar topics will include, for example, using the library databases. Students are required to provide planning and costing details for their projects, to meet regularly with their supervisor, and to meet several assessable milestones throughout the project, including a public presentation at the end of each semester.
At the end of Engineering Honours Project B a typset, printed and bound thesis is to be submitted on a date determined by the Head of School. An electronic copy of the final thesis must also be submitted via Turnitin. The electronic copy will be retained for the University of Tasmania library thesis collection.
|Unit name||Engineering Honours Project A|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
Individual supervisor from profile academic staff in engineering (may also have co-supervisor, e.g. from industry or another school)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $1,190.00||2020: $2,798.00||039999|
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Completion of at least 300 credit points
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
ENG401 or ENG403 or KNE489
There are no timetabled classes. Consultations with supervisors are by private arrangement between the student and supervisor, in accordance with the entitlements mentioned above. Students are expected to be punctual and regular with any appointments made.
Students should check MyLO regularly for information about seminars. There will be oral presentations in the final week of semester that all students are expected to attend, and there may be information sessions or classes on generic skills organised throughout the semester
Project Plan (10%), Progress oral presentation (10%), Draft thesis and progress report (80%).
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