Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours)

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours), students must complete 400 credit points comprising of:

  • 16 Core Units of Study (400 credit points) including 15 Capability learning components

Units in this degree carry 25.0 credit points. A standard annual full-time load comprises four units (100 credit points), and a standard annual part-time load comprises two units (50 credit points). The volume of learning of the Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours) is typically four years. A range of capabilities will be completed within the volume of learning of the units.

Capability learning components
All 15 capabilities will be completed as a requirement of the course:

  1. CAPA0001 Being a Professional Engineer
  2. CAPA0002 Personal Development
  3. CAPA0003 Local and Global Citizenship
  4. CAPA0004 Thinking
  5. CAPA0005 Research
  6. CAPA0006 Design
  7. CAPA0007 Make
  8. CAPA0008 Operate
  9. CAPA0009 Professionalism
  10. CAPA0010 Communication
  11. CAPA0011 Teamwork
  12. CAPA0012 Project Management
  13. CAPA0013 Business Acumen
  14. CAPA0014 Engineering Fundamentals
  15. CAPA0015 Specialist Engineering

Academic Progress – Special Requirements

In addition to the standard academic progress rules, the Engineering Practice course has the following additional academic progress rules which are established in accordance with Academic Courses Regulation 62(2):

  1.  A student is classified as 'at risk' of unsatisfactory progress if they:
    a.     fail any unit of study
    b.     behave in a manner which breaches the Swinburne Student Charter whilst working on an industry project
    c.     fail to demonstrate reasonable progression towards capability completion
  2.  A student is classified as 'unsatisfactory progress' if they:
    a.     fail any unit of study in the next Progress Review period after being classified as being 'at risk'

Students who are identified as having unsatisfactory progress and required to ‘show cause’ will be subject to the show cause provisions in the Progress Review section of the Academic Progress Policy.

Honours merit calculation
Based on the averaged results of four units (100 credit points) in the final year of the course with the following descriptive outcomes:

  • BEngPrac (Hons) with High Distinction; for students who achieve ≥ 80 
  • BEngPrac (Hons) with Distinction; for students who achieve 70 – 79 
  • BEngPrac (Hons) with Credit; for students who achieve 60 – 69 
  • BEngPrac (Hons); for students who achieve < 60 

The following units will be used in the Honours merit calculation:

  • ENG41001 Social Impact Project 4
  • ENG41002 Emerging Technologies Project 4
  • ENG41003 Research & Development Project 4
  • ENG41004 Entrepreneurship Project 4

Credit transfer
The maximum level of credit that can be granted for the Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours) award is 250 credit points (normally 10 units). This is based on exit award requirements of 400 credit points.