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ENG1003 Problem Solving in Engineering and the Built Environment

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Engineering
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 4 October 2023


Problem solving skills are essential to practicing engineers, construction managers and spatial scientists. This course enables students to acquire and practice the basic problem solving skills necessary for their chosen program of study. The skills developed through the successful completion of this course can then be applied to problems encountered in subsequent courses and throughout their career.

This course provides students with a foundation for solving problems in Engineering, Construction Management and Spatial Science. The course emphasises the development of critical thinking skills, information literacy, communications, time and resource management, and teamwork. In this course, students are introduced to the problem solving process and to a number of problem solving strategies and approaches.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2023 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2023 Online
Date printed 4 October 2023