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SEM313 - Manufacturing

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Tim Hilditch


Must have completed 12 credit points of study



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour meetings per week (team meetings); Weeks 1 to 6: 2 x 1 hour seminars per week; Weeks 8 to 10: - 1 x 3 hour practical work per week (Note: team meetings and practicals will not be scheduled in the University timetable but will be negotiated with team members and the unit chair by the end of week 1 of trimester). Students must attend and participate in compulsory activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin . Students must attend and participate in mandatory activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the particular scheduled day during Week 8.


This unit will take a team project-based approach to understanding the role of the manufacturing process in controlling the quality and cost of a component. The impact of processing variables such as pressure, time and temperature in attaining specified property and quality requirements during the manufacture of commonly used materials will be examined.


Project proposals 30%, oral presentation 20%, project portfolio 50%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, compulsory attendance is required by all students to unit-specific activities at Waurn Ponds (Geelong). These unit-specific activities may be undertaken either at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester or during a single day of unit-specific activities scheduled during Week 8.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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