Course Title: Quality Project 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Quality Project 2

Credit Points: 12.00

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


115H Aerospace, Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013

Course Coordinator: Allan McLay

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99254416

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 56-3-81

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

This is a final stage course in the Master of Engineering (Quality Management). It is assumed that you will have completed all three of the Foundations courses (manu1425; manu1358; manu1474) and the two second stage courses (manu1437; manu1365;) and have either completed or are completing the remaining two final stage courses (manu1443; manu1366).

Course Description

The students carry out a substantial investigation of an industry problem. They are required to use a systematic and analytical approach that follows a structured research method. Note that this subject is the second stage of the project, following Quality Project I (MANU 1366)

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

After completing this subject students will have carried out a major project in an area of quality. They will have demonstrated the ability to carry out, and report, on their independent research.

Overview of Learning Activities

Essentially self paced with occasional contact sessions with an academic supervisor. Students are expected to complete various research project activities.

Overview of Learning Resources

Guidelines for the conduct and report of projects will be provided

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is primarily by examination of the thesis and the oral presentation. A proportion of the marks are allocated to satisfactory progress throughout the subject.