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Area/Catalogue
ENGG 5031

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
169291

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA STEM

Course aim

To understand and appreciate the principles of systems engineering and their application in the creation of complex, technologically intensive systems.

Course content

  • Systems thinking;
  • Theoretical foundations: development and philosophy of science and engineering design;
  • System lifecycle from concept to disposal;
  • Systems engineering standards including ISO 15288, EIA 632, Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBOK);
  • Systems engineering process;
  • Systems lifecycle models and processes;
  • Model-based systems engineering (MBSE);
  • COTS and MOTS elements in systems engineering; and
  • Constraints in the defence and commercial systems engineering process

Textbook(s)

INCOSE 2015, INCOSE Systems Engineering Handbook: A Guide for System Life Cycle Processes and Activities, 4, John Wiley & Sons, New York

Blanchard S.B and Fabrycky W.J. 2013, Systems Engineering and Analysis, New International edn, Pearson Education Inc., Harlow, Canada

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x over 4 days
Workshop 8 hours x 1 day
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE (INTENSIVE)
External 30 hours x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES (INTENSIVE)
Reflective journal 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 40% N/A
Group assignment 1500 words 40% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE (INTENSIVE)
Reflective journal 1000 words 20% N/A
Assignment 1500 words 40% N/A
Group assignment 1500 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note: all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation.

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