Courses & Units

Intelligent Systems and Robotics ZAT216

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast



Unit name Intelligent Systems and Robotics
Unit code ZAT216
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Technologies

Robert Lewis

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 2 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 2 On-Campus Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 2 27/4/2020 18/5/2020 2/6/2020 3/7/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2019.

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe the general principles of intelligent systems and robotics, and the broad range of uses, including in various industries.
  2. Use and evaluate project design tools and techniques
  3. Apply discipline and practical knowledge to innovate or problem solve.
  4. Reflect on how you used initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships



Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 031399

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Teaching Pattern

You will learn about intelligent systems and how they are used. Through online learning activities and workshops, you will explore topics such as robotics, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Working independently and or in teams you will develop a robotics or systems project applying theory to practice. You will report on the overall project design, implementation, outcomes and key learnings, and reflect on how you managed yourself and relationships.

This unit builds on concepts of learning through practice in Year 1 of study by introducing you to more complex learning experiences.

You will be introduced to:

- discipline-based skills and knowledge in dynamic practice situations. This will include authentic and purposeful, industry-related experiences

- concepts of managing effective relationships and communicating with others

- the development and use of adaptive leadership skills and how these skills relate to innovative and entrepreneurial practice

- the nature of responsible, accountable and reflective workplace skills, and creative and critical thinking relevant to para-professional practice.

You will exercise self-awareness, initiative and judgement to manage yourself and professional relationships effectively. The application of tacit knowledge and capabilities will be reflected in a Practice Manual.


AT1: Report (30%)

AT2: Project Proposal and Implementation (50%)

AT3: Project report and Presentation (20%)

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