SET721 - Engineering Sustainability


2022 unit information

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

Students enrolled in S460, S461, S462, S463, S465, S466: must pass 18 credit points or Unit chair approval.
Students enrolled in S751, S752, S756, S757,S758, S759: Nil
Students enrolled in courses outside of the School of Engineering: Unit Chair approval



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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 1 hour studio per week.


Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

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



Sustainable engineering is a rapidly growing multidisciplinary branch of engineering that promotes a need for understanding trends, future perspectives, limits, boundaries, risks, resilience and long-term future thinking. Using holistic and multi-disciplinary approaches, students will evaluate infrastructure, and develop an integrated knowledge of key aspects of infrastructure systems including water, energy, transportation and communication which deliver sustainable outcomes. They will be able to critically analyse the sustainability of current and future manufacturing processes and materials resources and devise, implement and manage solutions involved with the natural and built environment.

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