Directed Study 4.2

Subject ELEN40011 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:

Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

This subject may not be offered every year. Please refer to the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week of lectures/ supervisor consultation for 12 weeks
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours

Selected 3-level and 9-level subjects to be announced annually

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:
Subject Overview:

Upon completion of this subject, the student should be familiar with the basic precepts of a particular research topic in electrical engineering.

The content of this subject will change from year to year. The subject will be used to present new research-oriented topics in electrical engineering in formal lectures, and will often be presented by researchers who are visiting the department.

Objectives: See subject overview

The content and nature this subject will vary from year to year, as will the form of assessment. Students will be advised of the assessment details at the start of semester.

Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Ability to undertake problem identification, formulation and solution

  • Understanding of professional and ethical responsibilities and commitment to them

  • Expectation of the need to undertake lifelong learning, capacity to do so

  • Capacity for independent critical thought, rational inquiry and self-directed learning

  • Intellectual curiosity and creativity, including understanding of the philosophical and methodological bases of research activity

  • Openness to new ideas and unconventional critiques of received wisdom

Related Course(s): Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering)
Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Engineering)

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