SIT217 - Software Engineering 1: Robotics Project


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

SIT102 and one of SIT111 or SIT122



Incompatible with:


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 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour workshop per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1 hour scheduled online workshop per week


This is a project-oriented and design-based learning unit in which students investigate the fundamentals of software engineering of robotics systems and their application to problems dependent on sensing the environment and the entities within it. The themes within this unit encompass: engineering principles, agile software project management, robotics, use of ubiquitous sensor technologies, data capture protocols, data analysis and visualisation processes and how these underpin decision making, both by machines and humans. Students will complete a team-based project applying principles covered within this unit.

Hurdle requirement

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

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