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APPS201 Materials: Properties and Applications

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Aspects of materials, including physical properties, structure, sustainability, manufacturing and use.

Paper title Materials: Properties and Applications
Paper code APPS201
Subject Applied Science
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,110.75
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108 100-level points
Schedule C
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Dr Azam Ali
A reading list for this paper will be provided to students.
Course outline
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Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking, Information literacy, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will:

  • Develop knowledge of the interactions among composition, structure and properties of materials and how these relate to processing and function of selected materials
  • Identify the key aspects of materials processing, performance and disposal with respect to sustainability
  • Apply knowledge of materials to a variety of disciplines via case studies

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 14:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Thursday 14:00-16:50 29, 31, 33, 36, 38, 40