EE3012 - Engineers in Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Electronic Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester

For Normative 4-year Degree Students
At least 69 CUs of the Major Requirement, College Requirement and College- specified GE Courses have been completed

For Advanced Standing Students (Note 1 to 3)
At least 43 CUs (for Advanced Standing I) / 40 CUs (for Advanced Standing II) of the Major Requirement have been completed

Note 1: Credits of expemted courses are counted regardless of the completion time of replacement course.

Note 2: Corresponding reduction in credit requirement applies to ASII students granted with waiver arrangement on courses upon admission.

Note 3: Students completed full requirement in College-specified GE courses (MA1200/MA1201/MA1300/MA1301) can have one course counted towards the credit unit requirement specified above.

Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19, Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims to provide students with knowledge in the obligations, roles and professional conduct of an engineer in a modern society. It stimulates students to have a basic awareness of the legal, environmental and socio-economic factors (economic, ethics, etc.) which have a significant impact on engineering design. Eminent professionals are invited to deliver some of the lectures, aiming to provide students with an element of social analysis adequate to the society in which they will work in.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Remark: To pass the course, students are required to achieve at least 30% in the coursework and 30% in the examination.
Detailed Course Information


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