SEE712 - Embedded Systems


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

For students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465: completion of 18 credits points and SEE222 or Unit Chair approval.

For students enrolled in S751, S752, S756, S757, S758, S759: Nil

For students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval



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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 seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour practical laboratory per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including a 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Students have the option to attend and participate in practical laboratories for this unit at scheduled sessions on multiple days during the trimester.


Student Equipment Purchases

Learning experiences and assessment activities in this unit require that students have access to specific mechatronics components/equipment, such as Arduino Mega 2560 and other components which vary from year to year.  The expected cost of this equipment for this unit is approximately $100. These components will also be usable in subsequent units. 


This unit introduces students to the principles and practices of embedded systems design and development using advanced programmable controller devices, peripherals and programming tools. Topics include embedded design approaches, programmable controller devices, design tools, programming language, system realisation, and test.

Unit Fee Information

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