SEM721 - Engineering Design


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:

SED304, SED344

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 2 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including a 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.


In this Unit, you explore the process of identifying potential users, market and technological opportunities to develop a solution that is fit-for-purpose. The proposed process encourages applied research and project management in order to develop solutions and address specific design challenge. As a student undertaking this unit, you will apply research, design and engineering skills and take into consideration various stakeholder perspectives and contextual boundaries. The assessment is based on how engineers and designers work in industry, there is both, individual and team components but you will be assessed independently. This is a practice-based Unit so you and your team will work towards producing a minimum value proposition for a solution that addresses the design requirements introduced at the beginning of the trimester.

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