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Units of Study

Single units are a flexible way to build on existing knowledge or learn new skills.

Pursue an area of interest, undertake professional development or give study a try without enrolling in a full course. If you decide later that you want to undertake a full Swinburne course, you may receive credit for single units already completed.

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Units of Study

Single units are a flexible way to build on existing knowledge or learn new skills.

Pursue an area of interest, undertake professional development or give study a try without enrolling in a full course. If you decide later that you want to undertake a full Swinburne course, you may receive credit for single units already completed.

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Choose a study area below to find out more about our courses.

Malware Analysis

Aims and learning outcomes This unit introduces the students to various malwares and their characteristics in an in-depth manner. The students will learn about the malware analysis methodology and the tools that assist with malware analysis. Students who successfully complete …

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Applied Machine Learning

Aims and learning outcomes This unit is designed to equip students with the essential skills to implement applied machine learning projects. In addition to providing the basic theories of machine learning, this unit focuses primarily on techniques and methods used …

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Industrial Microbiology

Aims and learning outcomes This unit aims to introduce the theory and practice in fermentation science and to provide an understanding of the concepts of screening and isolating industrially useful organisms. Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO): Describe the characteristic features of …

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Safe and Sustainable Design

Aims and learning outcomesThe aims of this unit are to equip students with the fundamental concepts of engineering for sustainability and sustainable development, introduce students to a methodology to develop sustainable engineering solutions introduce students to the green chemistry and …

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Fluid Mechanics C

Aims and learning outcomes This unit aims to provide students with an understanding of the fundamentals of fluid mechanics, an appreciation of the design principles in fluid systems, the ability to analyse existing fluid systems and contribute to new designs. …

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Construction Contract Management

Unit information Aims The aim of this unit is to develop student’s understanding and knowledge of implementing construction contracts and managing the potential issues/ challenges to ensure proper completion and finalization of construction contracts. Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully …

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Building Information Modelling for Construction Management

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to develop student’s understanding and application of knowledge and skills using building information modelling for construction management. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes After successfully completing this unit, you should be …

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Construction Law

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to introduce the fundamental aspects of the law related to construction and infrastructure management projects. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: …

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Research Methods

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to: identify the basic principles of academic research and the fundamental concepts of research methodology interpret and critically evaluate previously published work in a formal literature review describe the characteristic …

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Research Paper

Aims and learning outcomes This unit provides students with the opportunity to undertake a minor research investigation on any Civil or Construction Engineering related topic and prepare a research paper having potential to be published in peer-reviewed conferences or journals. …

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Risk Management

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to develop students’ ability to critically evaluate contemporary risk management systems. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: Appreciate and value the …

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Maintenance Management of Engineering Assets

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to develop student’s understanding and knowledge of maintaining engineering manufacturing, infrastructure facilities and other assets. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: …

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Resource Planning and Management

Aims and learning outcomes This unit covers specific knowledge areas regarding planning and management of resources in engineering industries, especially in project-based settings. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: Describe the …

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Engineering Project Control

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to introduce the techniques for establishing and maintaining control of an engineering project.  Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: Describe the …

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Environmental Sustainability in Construction

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to impart environmental sustainability related learning outcomes essential for construction industry. Unit information Unit Learning Outcomes Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to: Describe the basic concepts …

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Introduction to Risk and Due Diligence

To provide students with a broad understanding of risk management and due diligence, including basic concepts and the suite of available techniques.

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Engineering Project Management

This unit of study aims to provide engineering students with an understanding of how organisations function in engineering projects.

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Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is to provide students with the basics of thermodynamics involved in chemical engineering. The unit will emphasise on the first principles of thermodynamics, thermophysics, and thermodynamics of chemical processes. Students who …

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Introduction to Chemical Engineering Design

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this unit is for students to develop an appreciation of the design aspects associated with chemical engineering processes, and introduces strategies for chemical engineering design problem solving including computer aided chemical engineering designs. …

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Big Data Architecture and Application

Aims and learning outcomes This unit introduces students to Big Data management through Hadoop architecture and ecosystem of tools. These technologies are the foundation of Big Data analytics which facilitate scalable management and processing of vast quantities of data. The …

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Advanced Data Analytics

Aims and learning outcomes This unit introduces the foundations of probability and statistics and explores the key concepts and tools of data mining and machine learning. Students will learn the importance of these advanced data analytics methods and how different …

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Applied Analytics in Business

Aims and learning outcomes This unit aims at introducing the concepts and tools of business intelligence and its role in decision making. Students who successfully complete this Unit should be able to: Describe the concept of database systems and their …

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Introduction to Data Science

Aims and learning outcomes This unit aims at introducing students to the key concepts and techniques in data science and Big Data analytics. Students will be introduced to different stages in data analytics and given the opportunity to plan and …

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International Business Operations

The Bachelor of Business course prepares students for a career in the business profession.

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Business

We understand business activities are the key drivers of economic growth worldwide. But we also know that growth needs to be sustainable.

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Design

We believe design has the power to define our products and beyond. That’s why we offer multimedia design course at Swinburne Sarawak.

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Engineering

We believe engineers continue to design the future of the world, from next-generation computers to industrial robots.

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Science

We understand scientific and technological knowledge is advancing fast, enabling us to better understand the world around us.

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Computing

We believe it’s essential to be technologically savvy in a world where technology is so much a part of daily life.

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English Language Support

We believe that having good English is a core need of your University study.

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Postgraduate programs by research

Discover our dedication to producing outstanding research that is relevant, world changing and internationally recognised.

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Postgraduate programs by coursework

Swinburne Sarawak offers postgraduate programs where you can advance your career prospects in business or in teaching English.

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Short courses

Our short courses are designed to increase your career prospects and knowledge. These courses are delivered by industry professionals and our academics.

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