SEJ102 - Electrical Systems Engineering Project


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250



 SEE010 or SEJ010

Incompatible with:

SEE103 and SEM111

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 300 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Weeks 1 – 5: 2 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour studio session per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, and 2 hours of weekly digital laboratory experiences undertaken via Cloud Deakin with accompanying optional allocated laboratory time.
Weeks 6-11: 2 x 2 hour seminar per week, 1 x 2 hour studio session per week. Campus students are required to participate in project-based activities at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus during the trimester intensive week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including classes, seminars, and studio sessions via DeakinSync.

The optional allocated laboratory time accompanying the digital laboratory experiences is available throughout the trimester or the intensive week.

Cloud students are required to participate in project-based activities for 2 days at the Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus during the trimester intensive week (typically week 8) to undertake group presentations and work towards the portfolio. A third day in intensive week is optional depending on the completion of the tasks.


This is a project and design-based unit which introduces students to the fundamentals of electrical systems, covering three main topics; electricity basics including capacitance, resistance, inductance and EMF; electric circuits; and semi-conductor devices. The unit will also introduce students to elements of professional practice including OHS, professional ethics and sustainability in the context of engineering projects. Students will work in groups, using their knowledge gained through classes, studios and practical experiences, the concepts covered in the seminar sessions, as well as knowledge gained from self-directed learning to complete their design of an electrical systems project meeting specified requirements. Students will communicate the considerations taken in their design in a variety of forms including written assessments tasks and a group presentation.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must receive at least 40% in the group presentation, and at least 50% in the individual portfolio.

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