Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

School

Chemical Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 2 Tutorial hours

Assessment methods

Workshop participation (6x), Assignment (Written and Oral sections)

Course coordinator

Prof Chris Greig (chris.greig@uq.edu.au)

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Work Integrated Learning

Industry Projects

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

Professional Practice is designed to give you the knowledge needed to effect change and implement design solutions in the real world. You will be able to identify barriers to technology uptake and work towards overcoming these through practical knowledge of: engineering economics, engineering law, engineering ethics, and the nature of engineering businesses. Students will learn how to undertake and interpret cost-benefit analyses, develop the skills required to understand business decision-making and economic drivers relevant to engineering and investigate key concepts required for ethical professional practice. Industry representatives and academics will deliver key note lectures. Students will engage in workshops and project-based discipline-specific content and assessment which will lead the student through the issues encountered in professional engineering practice. Assessment will have both written and oral sections.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile