BH093 - Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

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Plan: BH093MEHDD - Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)(Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)
Campus: City Campus

Learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes Statement

The program learning outcomes have been aligned with recognised standards for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degrees to obtain national accreditation by Engineers Australia. The listing below reflects the capabilities currently accepted by Engineers Australia, the accrediting body for Engineering Bachelor Degree programs in Australia, for qualification as a professional engineer:

1. Knowledge and Skill Base

1.1. Comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to the engineering discipline.

1.2. Conceptual understanding of the mathematics, numerical analysis, statistics, and computer and information sciences which underpin the engineering discipline.

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. Engineering Application Ability

2.1. Application of established engineering methods to complex engineering problem 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. Professional and Personal Attributes

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.

3.6. Effective team membership and team leadership.

Reference:  Engineers Australia National Generic Competency Standards

Program Learning Outcomes: Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours)

The program has been designed to prepare you to work in global contexts, to pursue further study and research, and to make strategic and professionally informed decisions about your practice in industrial design.

On completion of this program of study you will be able to:

  • Apply analytical, critical, creative and strategic thinking to industrial design problems and research within complex and unfamiliar contexts and concerns
  • Collaborate with other specialists and key stakeholders on design problems on multi-disciplinary projects in diverse settings
  • Articulate complex design ideas to diverse audiences through an advanced and adaptable repertoire of communication strategies and technologies
  • Generate innovative approaches to design problems and solutions, with a criticality and openness to the perspectives and needs of others in a situation
  • Advocate through design practice the improvement of the conditions and wellbeing of people, cultural practices and environments
  • Initiate, plan, manage and execute research and design projects with independence and in an objective and ethical manner
  • Reflect on own learning and the efficacy of design decisions made, adapting to needs and issues as they arise, and continuously seeking improvement
  • Demonstrate through practice-based design research an advanced knowledge of the socio-technical, environmental and economic eco-systems of industrial design both locally and globally
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