Did You Know?

The D4 System Design Exercise through its history has always had a different topic each Year

What this opportunity offers you
  • The whole exercise takes place about 12 days during which teams are expected to spend many hours working on their products
  • The laboratory sessions are used for the construction and verification of the design while any background reading is usually done at team meetings
  • Each year the project requirements are kept secret till the very last moment but in 2013-2014 students had to build a Body-Operated One-Man Band with Amplification, Storage and Transmission Integrated Circuits making up the title ‘BOOMBASTIC’
The skills you will gain that will impress employers:
  • Commercial awareness skills
  • Communication skills
  • Creativity skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Enterprise skills
  • Intellectual and subject knowledge skills
  • IT and digital literacies
  • Leadership skills
  • Numeracy skills
  • Persuading/negotiating/influencing skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Project management skills
  • Research skills
  • Self-management and personal effectiveness skills
  • Team working skills

Find out more about what these skills mean.

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“I felt like being part of something phenomenal and grand. The most intensive and most interesting 12 days in my life!”

Available to:
Only available to Electronic Engineering students
Successfully completed Part 1 (ELEC1200 and ELEL1207 are essential)