UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

OGEG4590 Special Topics in Oil and Gas Engineering

Credit 6 points
  Offering
(see Timetable)
AvailabilityLocationModeFirst year of offer
Not available in 2017
Content This unit introduces students to special topics in oil and gas engineering that are developed by visiting lecturers and which may be supplemented with independent study and problem solving. It enables students to enrol in and attend specialised lectures, problem-solving sessions, or workshops on topics relevant to the discipline. Students are encouraged to talk to the school academic staff prior to enrolling in the unit.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) apply problem-solving skills developed during the unit; (2) understand the background and context of the special topic, and its application to the industry; and (3) present findings of independent study to a group of peers.
Assessment This is determined in collaboration with students and lecturers and is defined by the outcomes and content developed for the special topic.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete the course.
Contact hours 52 (lectures: 39 hours; tutorials: 13 hours)

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