No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2018

ENG361 Engineering Challenge 5 (8)


Students entering the Master Engineering(Civil Systems) program bring a range of experiences and expectations of engineering.  In this subject we bring the cohort together, and introduce to them the CSU engineering mindset by working in teams to define, solve and report upon a term-long project.

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Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details prior to contacting their course coordinator: ENG361
Where differences exist between the handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLFaculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in Master of Engineering(Civil Systems).

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • understand the CSU Engineering course, and the way in which the degree differs from traditional engineering degree programs;
  • have met rest of their intake cohort, and know enough about them to be able to work together effectively in the future;
  • work collaboratively to deliver a workable solution to an engineering problem;
  • articulate and follow systematic engineering design processes;
  • identify the hallmarks of high performance teams and the variety of roles that team members play within them, as well as their own preferred roles in a team environment; and
  • demonstrate an awareness of the broad range of document types encountered by engineers in their professional practice, and the distinctions between the different audiences they are targeted towards.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • the CSU Engineering identity;
  • the engineering design process;
  • models of teamwork;
  • technical writing and communication;
  • structured reflections; and
  • logbook practice.


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 23 February 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.