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Unit Code: PED602

Unit Name: Engineering Capstone Project

Description: The Capstones are substantial culminating learning experiences that take place in the final stages of the Dip Eng programmeme, offering closure and focus for the sense of achievemt that comes with completing this programmeme. The Capstone will usually incorporate some research, development of professional capabilities and critical reflective practice. The Capstone experiences or projects make up one whole semester course and may be a group based projects with individualised components, or an individual project. Externally oriented or scenario based projects. Students engage in a professionally oriented project that is intended to develop a solution to given industry/client problem. Industry/clients based problem can be actual or imagined, or the project may be linked to a contemporary industry problem or scenario based issue developed by the lecturer. Students shall be presented with a context or problem, (see attached) and work towards a solution in defined stages, whilst project managing the gathering of information,undertaking analyis, making decisions, managing workflow,and developing options and professional- style outcomes.

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Prerequisite: Completion of Year 2

Prerequisite Sentence: N/A

Credit Point: 12

Offered In: Semester 1