SEN710 - Engineering Project Initiation

Year: 2021 unit information 
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Must be enrolled in S757, S759




STP710 and SEN723

Incompatible with:

SEN730 and SEN731

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

4 x 3 hour studio (Weeks 2, 3, 5, 9)


As a mature practice engineer, you will be expected to take responsibility for engineering projects and programs in the most far-reaching sense. An engineers’ task is to determine, and at the same time interpret through thorough comprehension, the constraints on a specific design and achieve results within the finance capacity available. In SEN710 you will develop skills to clearly define a problem, scope a project and anticipated outcomes, and justify the feasibility of your approach to solving the problem, while demonstrating concern for stakeholder requirements, safety, risk and ethical practice. Working as a team, and with guidance from a supervisor, you will develop a detailed plan for implementing and evaluating the project progress and outcomes at various stages. The project proposal developed during SEN710, will be implemented in the subsequent unit SEN720 Project Implementation and Evaluation.

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must meet certain milestones as part of the portfolio. 

Unit Fee Information

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