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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the engineering and spatial science professions, to provide them with an understanding of the fundamental concepts of engineering science and to develop the basic skills necessary to effectively study in an engineering or spatial science discipline.
Topics covered include the nature of engineering and spatial science; fundamentals of engineering science and their application; and an exposure to a range of professional skills including technical communications, presentation tools, information literacy and project management.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 8-9 hours study time per week for each 15 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
60% internally assessed
For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.
There is a textbook required for this course. Visit our textbook page for more information.
This course is only available to New Zealand students, and all students must be living in New Zealand throughout the course of study.