SEJ102 - Electrical Systems Engineering Project


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), 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

 1 x 3 hour studio session per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning including 1 x 3 hour studio per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week. Students are required to attend and participate in project oriented design-based learning activities at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus for the scheduled sessions during the trimester intensive activities as detailed in the unit site.


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.

Unit Fee Information

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