SEP105 - Introduction to Programming for Engineers


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: SER203
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with:

SER203, SIT172

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, 1 x 1 hour class per week (pre-recorded).

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online and collaborative learning including 1 x 2 hour studio per week.


Engineers use computers for many different aspects of their day to day work. This might be to run simulations, perform data analysis, program a robot or embedded system, etc. These tasks, and others, often require an engineer to write custom programs. In this unit the fundamental concepts and skills of programming are introduced. 

Hurdle requirement

To be eligible for a pass in this unit, students must achieve a minimum of 50% in the presentation element of Project 3. 

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