Engineering education - undergraduate and masters: China and down under

Ku, Harry and Wen, Paul and Xiang, Wei and Goh, Steven (2009) Engineering education - undergraduate and masters: China and down under. In: 20th Annual Conference for the Australasian Association for Engineering Education (AaeE 2009): Engineering the Curriculum, 6-9 Dec 2009, Adelaide, Australia.

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This paper started with describing first degree in engineering programs in Australia and China. It was found that the number of first degree in engineering awards per capita for Australia and China was at par. Post-graduate programs in engineering in the two counties were also mentioned and compared. For master's degree in engineering, the number of graduates for Australia to China per capita is 1 to 4.22. It was also discovered that most of the master's degree in engineering in both countries were by coursework. There was no master's degree in engineering by research program on offer in China similar to that offered in Australia.

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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2010 04:52
Last Modified: 21 Nov 2014 00:11
Uncontrolled Keywords: China; Australia; engineering education; professional engineers; engineering technologists; Bachelor of Engineering; Bachelor of Engineering Technology and Associate Degree
Fields of Research : 13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development

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