Directed Reading/Project

10 Units

An area of interest will be chosen from a list of topics provided by the Course Coordinator or one of interest to the student for reading and research to enable a deeper understanding of the course.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Engineering
Availability Semester 1 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004


Promote self learning (A) Promote problem based learning (B) Integration of basic principles and concepts (C)

A,B,C) Industrial engineering and engineering management C) Engineering Science (including, Mathematics, Science, Engineering Principles, Skills & Tools) A,B,C) Design and Projects B) Mechanical Engineering Specialisation A,B) Professional Engineering Practice


Comprises private work as a literature search or theoretical nature requiring the preparation of a report. Work will be undertaken at the direction of a supervisor with whom the topic should be negotiated.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge NA
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
  • Reports - Final Report * Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear in the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 10 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for MECH6920

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