Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. plan and conduct an engineering research project, which involves resolving a research/industry problem
  2. evaluate and critique on existing work/ literature and formulate a solution
  3. develop a specific area of expertise and document the outcome or findings with academic rigour.
  • Topics

    • Report writing style guide
    • Project proposal guide
    • Project progress report
    • Thesis writing
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media

Entry Requirements


Students must successfully complete at least 4 subjects in the Master of Engineering (Engineering Management) program before undertaking the Engineering Management Minor Thesis.

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides you with the opportunity to undertake an applied research project and to prepare a minor thesis. It includes design, planning and scheduling of a project in the area of chosen specialisation; literature review; project methodology; research proposal; significant progress in carrying out the selected project. At least 400 hours of effort will be required to complete the project and thesis.

  • Final Report (85%)
  • Weekly Progress (5%)
  • Research Proposal (10%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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