SEJ104 - Engineering in Society

Year:

2023 unit information

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

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

SEJ101

Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour studio per week. Students are required to attend and participate in an industry engagement day for this unit on the scheduled day during trimester intensive activities.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online and collaborative learning including a 1 x 2 hour studio per week. Students are required to attend and participate in an industry engagement day at the Waurn Ponds (Geelong) Campus for the scheduled day during trimester intensive activities as detailed in the unit site.

Content

This unit focuses on the principles and practices of human centred design as well as whole system design, within the context of sustainable systems. Design is an essential part of engineering professional practice, and students will explore the process of design ideation, definition and problem solving, by working on an authentic, real-world problem. The unit allows the students to explore human and natural factors that influence design projects, while also considering the values and needs of clients and end users.

Unit Fee Information

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