SED304 - Product Development


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:


EFTSL value: 0.125

One unit from SEJ101 or SED102 and completion of 14 credit points of S% coded units



Incompatible with:


Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class per week, 2 x 2 hour seminar (studio) per week. Students must attend and participate in practical activities for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Weekly team meetings for at least 1 hour per week, 1 x 1 hour class and 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week. Students are required to attend and participate in practical activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus on the scheduled day during the trimester intensive week (typically week 6).


In this unit we shall explore Design Methodologies and Product Development; you will be exposed to several theories on design and product development, practices as well as hear from industry experts. You will put theory into practice through an intensive industry based project which all assessment will link. The ultimate goal of this class is to work as a team to develop a product for a client.  This unit will follow the entire design and product development process, from concept generation, customer validation and development of prototypes for testing.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve a combined mark of at least 50% on the final product report and teamwork product development reflection.

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