Directed Reading/Project

Course code MECH6920Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Engineering

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.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesPromote 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
ContentComprises 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
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNA
Modes of DeliveryExternal Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsEmail Discussion Group
Problem Based Learning
Experience Based Learning
Individual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
ReportsFinal Report
* Note, any modification to the above assessment arrangement will appear in the course outline normally issued in week 1.
Contact HoursIndividual Supervision: for 10 hour(s) per Term for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for MECH6920