MSE2066 - Materials Engineers in Society

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester

For Nominative 4-year Degree Students
At least 60 CUs have been completed

For Advanced Standing Students
At least 45CUs (for Advanced Standing I) / 39CUs (for Advanced Standing II) have been completed (Credits of exempted courses are counted regardless of the completion time of replacement courses)

Equivalent Course(s)
AP4101 or MSE4101
Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2022/23

* 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 a materials 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 the choice of engineering solution. 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: 100%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Materials Science and Engineering