SEJ202 - Field Investigation


2024 unit information

Offering information:

Available at the Burwood (Melbourne) campus from 2025

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 2
EFTSL value: 0.250
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in S460, S465, S466, S467

Must pass one unit in SEJ103 or SEV101.


SEJ010 and STP010

Incompatible with: SEV200, SEV219
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 2 hour practical experience (studio) per week, 6 x 2 hour practical experience (laboratories) per trimester.

Scheduled learning activities - online

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


The implementation of appropriate qualitative and quantitative techniques and methods in the field is a fundamental skill in environmental and civil engineering. This unit provides students the opportunity to develop a range of field- based investigation skills associated with air, earth and water. Students will also understand the requirements for sustained, accurate analysis associated with monitoring, sampling, sample preservation and preparation, and calibration of instruments in the field. The unit integrates theory, site studies, and laboratory investigations utilising a basic design framework that allows synthesis of data to formulate a professional level folio.

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