Courses & Units

Advanced Manufacturing ZAE206

Cradle Coast

Introduction

In this unit, you will develop self-guided inquiry skills, enabling you to explore and continuously build on your awareness of advancements in the field of manufacturing and engineering. You will identify areas of new research and practice that aim to extend the precision, inter-operability/connectivity, automation, tele-presence, speed and scale, durability and sustainability of manufacturing systems, processes and outputs. This enables you to consider innovations at each stage in the design, production and application of engineered objects. This will include an examination of the presence and influence of high-tech and advanced manufacturing in Tasmania, and the international contribution that Tasmania makes to advanced manufacturing.
You will also undertake a project to redesign and improve an existing product incorporating Industry 4.0 technologies, and evaluate the ethical, social, environmental and economic impacts of new technologies.

This unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences. You will be introduced to:
- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences
- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others
- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice
- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.
You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Manufacturing
Unit code ZAE206
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline STEAM
Coordinator Mr Mark Shelton
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse Industry 4.0 technologies to develop innovative design solutions
  • Evaluate the impact of new technologies from ethical, social, environmental, economic and personal perspectives
  • Apply design thinking methods and practices to progress an design idea
  • Use digital toolsets and digital literacies to develop effective engineering designs and models
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
030101 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,798.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Burnie students: fornightly evening workshops
Launceston and Hobart students: monthly full day workshops

AssessmentAT1: Future Directions Plan (30%)|AT2: Product Redesign (50%)|AT3: Portfolio of Evidence (20%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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