The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2019

Course handbook


This course enables students to study a topic in engineering under direction from an academic staff member.

The topic is to be individually negotiated between the student, and an appropriate member of the academic staff, prior to the commencement of semester.

Your project should be individually crafted to suit your individual background and aspirations.

Availability2019 Course Timetables


  • Semester 1 - 2019
  • Semester 2 - 2019

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Learning outcomes are determined for the individual student in negotiation with the supervising academic. This course is specifically intended to facilitate satisfactory programs to be devised for students with a non-standard background studying a Masters of Professional Engineering coursework Masters through the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.


The content is variable, and depends on the context in which the course is to be taken.  It may involve laboratory, literature search or theoretical work in a private study context under the direction of an appointed supervisor.


Enrolment in this course is restricted to students studying in a coursework Master program within the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment and requires permission from the relevant program convenor.

Assessment items

Report: Report

Contact hours


Self-Directed Learning

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1