Entry Requirements and Weighting

Prerequisites: BN301 Industry Based Project 1
Corequisites: N/A
Credit Points: 15 Credit Points
Level: Year 3, Core
Workload: Timetabled hours/week: 4 (Lecture + Lab = 4 hours)
  Personal Study Hours/week: 5 hours

Brief Description

This is a sixth trimester core unit out of a total of 24 units in the Bachelor of Networking (BNet) and Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Telecommunications) BEngTech(Tel). This unit addresses the BNet and BEngTech(Tel) course learning outcomes and complements other courses in a related field by developing students’ knowledge and skills in networks. For further course information refer to: http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/bachelor-networking and http://www.mit.edu.au/study-with-us/programs/bachelor-engineering-technology-telecommunications

This unit provides students with an in depth discussion of the BN301 Project 1 concepts, methods and principles of core units of MEng(Tel) and provides students with a capstone final year project in network system specification, development, implementation, testing and troubleshooting.  Students apply their skills of project management in a real situation.  Students apply what they have learned throughout their course to an application for an actual client in a team environment.

Unit topics:

  • Reflective journal  
  • Develop spreadsheet of personal industry exposure 
  • Detailed design.   Test plan. 
  • Identify and solve risk management issues.  
  • Implementation, testing, troubleshooting.
  • Documentation, presentation.
  • Final project demonstration.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Develop and maintain reflective journal.
  2. Work with clients on a real IT/Networking applications and elicit comprehensive requirements
  3. Produce a detailed design and implementation plan for a business case
  4. Effectively use project management techniques, develop prototypes and documentation
  5. Work and show leadership in a team
  6. Investigate, analyse, test and evaluate a business processes
  7. Analyse and compare results of a project implementation to other businesses
  8. Produce project documentation for a project of small to medium size business environment

Graduate Attributes

Ability to communicate Independent and Lifelong Learning Ethics Analytical and Problem Solving  Cultural and Global Awareness Team work Specialist knowledge of a field of study


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Extent covered

                                The standard  is covered by theory and practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students always play an active role, e.g. workshops, lab submissions, assignments, demonstrations, tests, examinations
  The standard is covered by theory or practice, and addressed by assessed activities in which the students mostly play an active role, e.g. discussions, reading, intepreting documents, tests, examinations
  The standard is discussed in theory or practice; it is addressed by assessed activities in which the students may play an active role, e.g. lectures and discussions, reading, interpretation, workshops, presentations 
  The standard is presented as a side issue in theory or practice; it is not specifically assessed, but it is addressed by  activities such as lectures or tutorials
  The standard  is not considered, there is no theory or practice or activities associated with this standard