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SET721 - Sustainable Engineering

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Carol Boyle (Trimester 2), Jaideep Chandran (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

Sustainable engineering is a rapidly growing multidisciplinary branch of engineering that promotes a need for understanding trends, future perspectives, limits, boundaries, risks, resilience and long-term future thinking. Using holistic and multi-disciplinary approaches, students will evaluate infrastructure, and develop an integrated knowledge of key aspects of infrastructure systems including water, energy, transportation and communication which deliver sustainable outcomes. They will be able to devise, implement and manage solutions involved with the natural and built environment.

Assessment

Sustainable infrastructure planning report 20%, infrastructure system development report 20%, peer review 20%, integrated sustainability plan 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3487$3661

* 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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