Course level

Postgraduate Coursework


Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology


Chemical Engineering School




One Semester

Delivery mode


Class contact

4 Seminar hours


Only available for students enrolled in the Master of Engineering.

Assessment methods

Active participation in seminars and workshops, Draft Case Study Report, Group Case Study Presentation, Final Case Study Report, Peer Assessment of the two Case Study Reports

Course coordinator

Stephen Wilson (

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Course Profile

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

Course description

This course will lead you through the issues encountered in international professional engineering practice and is designed to give you the knowledge needed to effect change and implement design solutions in the real world. You will investigate business decision-making and economic drivers relevant to engineering and key concepts required for ethical professional practice in different countries (economic, social, and environmental). There will be a strong focus on how different cultures affect engineering practice. Industry representatives and guest academics with international experience will deliver keynote seminars. Throughout this course, you will actively engage in collaborative workshops and project-based discipline specific content and assessment.

Archived offerings

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