Course Title: Cleaner Production Thesis

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Cleaner Production Thesis

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering


Sem 2 2006

Course Coordinator: Allan McLay

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99254416

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 56-3-81

Course Coordinator Availability: 2-4pm Mon to Thurs

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This is the final in a three course minor thesis sequence of manu1062 Research Investigation & Analysis, manu1010 Cleaner Production Project, and manu1011 Cleaner Production Thesis.

Course Description

This course provides the opportunity to finalise the collection, collation and analysis of data that has been assembled through the prior Cleaner Production Project course activity.  It then enables you to develop a minor thesis addressing the cleaner production related issue or issues that you investigated and collected data about.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The course specifically aims to develop skills in using scientific methods and approaches to implement research and analysis activities used to address cleaner prodction related issues of interest, or of potential concern to engineering and technology-based organisations. 

You will further develop skills and competencies in the investigation into and documentation of industry focused issues and concerns relative to the core philosophy of cleaner production.  Specifically you will develop approaches to reasoniong and interpreting research findings and results.

Overview of Learning Activities

This is an investigation and research-based activity involving the collection, collation and analysis of data and the interpretation of findings.

Overview of Learning Resources

A set of study notes is available highlighting approaches and activities.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is based on the submission of a minor thesis based on the research activity.  You are required to be professional in both presentation and attitude, including meeting of deadlines. It is important to check the University’s plagiarism statement and ensure that you follow the guidelines provided.