Course Title: Integrated Workplace Project 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Integrated Workplace Project 2

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


120H Civil, Environmental & Chemical Engineering


Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016


City Campus


172H School of Engineering


Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Mr Edmund Horan

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3926

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 12.12.18

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

The assumed knowledge for this course requires that students have completed OENG1040 Integrated Workplace Project 1

Course Description

This project-based course develops your ability to seek out relevant information regarding an issue or problem, use your analytical skills to arrive at solutions and to provide you with a context of operation in preparation for your future working environment. The objective is to motivate you to develop and demonstrate your ability for resourcefulness and independent work in the complex area of Environmental Engineering.

WAM statement:
Please note that if you take this course for a bachelor honours program, your overall mark in this course will be one of the course marks that will be used to calculate the weighted average mark (WAM) that will determine your award level. (This applies to students who commence enrolment in a bachelor honours program from 1 January 2016 onwards. See the WAM information web page for more information.)

The WAM web page link:;ID=eyj5c0mo77631

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The course specifically addresses the following Program Learning Outcomes of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

1.3. In-depth understanding of specialist bodies of knowledge within the engineering discipline.
1.4. Discernment of knowledge development and research directions within the engineering discipline.
1.5. Knowledge of contextual factors impacting the engineering discipline.
1.6. Understanding of the scope, principles, norms, accountabilities and bounds of contemporary engineering practice in the specific discipline
2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering solving.
2.2. Fluent application of engineering techniques, tools and resources.
2.3. Application of systematic engineering synthesis and design processes.
2.4. Application of systematic approaches to the conduct and management of engineering projects.
3.1. Ethical conduct and professional accountability
3.2. Effective oral and written communication in professional and lay domains.
3.3. Creative, innovative and pro-active demeanour.
3.4. Professional use and management of information.
3.5. Orderly management of self, and professional conduct.

On completion of this course you should be able to:

1. Identify problems in a complex engineering environment
2. Undertake an extensive literature research across a broad range of topics in a complex issues
3. Evaluate a range of options to solve a complex environmental problem and argue for a preferred solution to a complex problem
4. Integrate knowledge from various disciplines
5. Record project data; analyse and evaluate project data
6. Maintain a project logbook
7. Plan and develop a coherent engineering report; present an engineering report in a finished form ready for review and evaluation by others.

Overview of Learning Activities

Depends on selected topic, nature of the investigation and supervisor direction - these may vary significantly as the selected topic can be quite unique.
Report writing.
Field work and site visits.


Overview of Learning Resources

Online resources will be made available through myRMIT.

Overview of Assessment

The course assessment reflects the aim to encourage research and problem solving in a topic of sustainability and the bulk of the assessment is directed towards the production of the final project or design solution report. Note that:

☒This course has no hurdle requirements.
☐ All hurdle requirements for this course are indicated clearly in the assessment regime that follows, against the relevant assessment task(s) and all have been approved by the College Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning & Teaching).

Assessment includes a range of tasks contributing to the final project report, presentations and a project scope as outlined below:
Scoping brief and mid-semester progress report 15% - mid semester. CLO’s 1,2
Final presentation and report submission 85% - week 13. Venue and dates announced in communications CLO’s 1-7