ENGR315-20X (C) General non-calendar-based 2020

Humanitarian Engineering Practice

30 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 6 April 2020
End Date: Sunday, 27 December 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 17 April 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 16 October 2020

Description

This course comprises a module on Humanitarian Field Engineering, comprising of a taught component and a domestic practical field engineering programme. Students will have the opportunity to complete a project, field placement or attend a Design Summit as part of the course.

This course allows flexible pathways depending on students’ interests. All students will complete a Humanitarian Field Engineering block course (focussing on water and sanitation for developing communities and emergency relief, the block course is all about hands-on learning through a series of field exercises) as well as the opportunity for a field placement, an EWB ‘Design Summit’ or other project work.

It comprises of:

(a) a module on Humanitarian Field Engineering weighted 50% of course mark, which itself comprises a taught component and a domestic practical field engineering programme, and
(b) a choice of one of the following, weighted 50% of course mark:

(i) completion of taught course ENCN401,
(ii) placement with a domestic or overseas non-governmental or community services organisation, of at least 4 weeks duration, with the placement to be funded and arranged by the student and subject to the approval of the director of studies,
(iii) attendance at an Engineers Without Borders ‘Design Summit’ at the cost of the student,
(iv) other activity as proposed by the student and approved by the director of studies.

Pre-requisites

At least 30 points selected from the courses listed in schedules C and D of the Diploma of Global Humanitarian Engineering. RP: 3 completed years of the BE(HONS) degree

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses

Recommended Preparation

3 completed years of the BE(HONS) degree

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 09:00 - 14:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 31 Aug - 6 Sep
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 12:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 31 Aug - 6 Sep
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 09:00 - 12:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 31 Aug - 6 Sep
Lecture D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 31 Aug - 6 Sep
Lecture E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 09:00 - 12:00 E14 Lecture Theatre 31 Aug - 6 Sep
Workshop D
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 08:00 - 10:00 20 Apr - 26 Apr
Workshop E
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 08:00 - 10:00 20 Apr - 26 Apr

Course Coordinator

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering Head of Department

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,950.00

International fee $11,000.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

Minimum enrolments

This course will not be offered if fewer than 10 people apply to enrol.

For further information see Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.

All ENGR315 Occurrences

  • ENGR315-20X (C) General non-calendar-based 2020
  • ENGR315-20SU2 (C) Summer Nov 2020 start