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OENG1168 – Final report
Final report - 50%
The “Final Report” is the second assessment task of the Engineering Capstone Project Part B
course. This report will be an evolution of the Progress Report from OENG1167 - Engineering
Capstone Project Part A.
The report should be discussed with your academic supervisor before submission. It will be marked
by an independent academic assessor.
The report may include the following information about the project, depending on the discipline and
research (or design) topic. Note that all projects are different, and hence the content format provided
here will not apply explicitly to all projects. Discuss the format of the report with your academic
The following dot points are provided as a guideline only:
• Cover page - project title, student(s), supervisor
• Executive summary
• Introduction/Statement of problem
• Background and literature review
• Methodology/Design and justification
o Laboratory test results
o Numerical results
o Other results
• Discussion of results/product(s)
• Recommendations/Future works
1.2 Document Submission
The Final report should be formally submitted (electronically) on Canvas by 5:00 pm Monday,
For students working in teams, it is a requirement that you submit a group work member
contribution table with this assessment task. You will need to modify the document to ensure it
matches the format of the work you are submitting. You should complete this document honestly.
The format of the Final report is optional.
• The Final report must be written in English and a spelling and grammar check performed before
OENG1168 – Final report
• The document must include in-text referencing and properly formatted references if required.
Please confirm the preferred referencing style for your discipline area with your academic
• The paper to be A4 in size.
• The body text font to be 12 point Times New Roman.
• Text to be single-spaced.
• A 2 cm margin to be used for all sides.
3.0 Special Consideration
Extensions are applied for with the academic supervisor. As per assessment policy, the following
rules apply when applying for an extension:
• Extensions are available for unforeseen circumstances of a short-term nature
• An application is submitted to your Supervisor at least one working day before the due
date for an assessment.
• Extensions can be approved for up to one week (seven calendar days) after the due date for
• Where students need an extension exceeding one week they must instead apply for special
• The evidence in an application clearly supports the period for which an extension is sought.
Please note: Extensions are not automatically granted – if the academic supervisor does not feel
that the evidence provided warrants an extension they can refuse, or they can grant a shorter period
4.0 Marking guidelines
Your report will be marked by an independent academic assessor, and it will make up 50% of the
final mark. Detailed assessment criteria (marking rubrics) are available on Canvas. Please ensure
that you read the assessment criteria.
5.0 Plagiarism and Originality
Plagiarism at any level with the University is unacceptable. Students who submit plagiarised work
will be dealt with in accordance with the University's plagiarism policy which can be found here
(Academic Integrity). An originality report from "Turnitin" will be used only as a guide and all
reports will be checked against other sources such as previous RMIT-based project reports, Google
Books, Amazon and various eBook repositories. By agreeing to the online assignment declaration
students state that the submitted work is of their own and hence submitting any plagiarised work
constitutes a breach of this declaration and will be dealt with accordingly.