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DE6102 – Engineering Project

Module code
Module title
Engineering Project
To apply knowledge and problem-solving skills to plan and complete an engineering project relevant to the discipline strand studied (civil, mechanical, electrical or electronics) to accepted practice and standards from a given specification.
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Develop preliminary design(s), based on a given specification, for an engineering project relevant to their discipline strand (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical or Electronics)
2. Develop a plan or design parameters considering functionality, safety, environmental, cultural and ethical issues
3. Undertake well-defined planning and produce as project output
4. Produce supporting documentation relevant to project output
5. Evaluate compliance of the project output against specification
6. Present findings to an audience in a professional manner

- Design process and methodology, design briefs, concepts, stakeholder requirements, alternatives, evaluation, decision making, design standards.
- Producing a detailed design, design evaluation and review, identify and apply relevant design codes.
- Material selection, determining and applying criteria, considering alternatives, selection, specification.
- Design reports, documenting the design, calculations, drawings, specifications, writing a report, design presentations.


- Research options for planning and construction to meet specifications of a selected civil engineering project.
- Identification and application of relevant standards basic design commissioning methodology, detailed plan, safety requirements, environmental impact.
- A written structured report that includes executive summary, aim, background, preliminary design calculation, drawings and specification, discussion, references.
- Presentation of an overview of the project to peers and/or industry representatives.


- Research options for design to meet specifications.
- Detailed design or plan, construct or simulated design and commission, identify and apply relevant standards.
- Document the design, calculations, drawings, specification, write a report.
- Present an overview of the project to peers and industry representatives.
Assessment Criteria
Project and presentation 100%

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