Civil Engineering

Students must complete 32 units comprising:-

  1. 6 units from Part A1 (Compulsory Courses); and
  2. Minimum of 4 units and a maximum of 8 units from Part A2 (Compulsory Research Courses); and
  3. 10 units from Part B (Advanced BE (Hons) Electives) with no more than 6 units from any one specified study area B1- B6
  4. Minimum of 8 units and a maximum of 12 units from Part C.

Part A1 - Compulsory

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7505 2 Research Methods for Civil Engineers
ENGG7901 2 Professional Engineering and the Business Environment: Global Practice
ENGG7902 2 Engineering Innovation and Leadership

Part A2 - Compulsory Research

One of the following

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7500 8 Research Thesis [1] [2]
CIVL7501 8 Research Thesis [1] [2]
CIVL7511 4 Research Project [2] [3]
CIVL7512 4 Research Project [2]

Part B - Advanced BE (Hons) Electives

Part B1 Water and Environmental

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL4110 2 Coastal & Estuarine Processes [4]
CIVL4120 2 Advanced Open Channel Flow & Hydraulic Structures [5]
CIVL4140 2 Groundwater & Surface Water Modelling
CIVL4160 2 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
CIVL4170 2 Environmental Risk Assessment and Management
CIVL4180 2 Sustainable Built Environment

Part B2 Geotechnical

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL4230 2 Advanced Soil Mechanics
CIVL4270 2 Geotechnical Investigation & Testing
CIVL4280 2 Advanced Rock Mechanics
MINE4000 2 Mine Waste Management & Landform Design

Part B3 Structures

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL4332 2 Advanced Structural Analysis
CIVL4333 2 Advanced Concrete Design
CIVL4334 2 Design of Timber Structures

Part B4 Transportation

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL4411 2 Advanced Transport Engineering
CIVL4412 2 Travel Behaviour and Transport Modelling
CIVL4460 2 Highway Geometric Design

Part B5 Fire

Course Code Units Course Title
FIRE3700 2 Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering
FIRE4610 2 Fire Engineering Design: Solutions for Implicit Safety

Part B6 Interdisciplinary

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL4522 2 Analytical Methods for the Design of Construction Operations
CIVL4340 2 Wind Engineering
CIVL4250 2 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Part C - ME Electives

Part C1 Water and Environmental

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7135 2 Advanced Environmental Monitoring Techniques for Civil Engineers [4] [3]
CIVL7155 2 Physical and numerical modelling of environmental fluid mechanics [5]
CIVL7170 2 Advanced Sustainable Built Environment

Part C2 Geotechnical

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7215 2 Ground Improvement & Remediation Technologies [4] [3]
CIVL7225 2 Dam and Embankment Engineering [5]
CIVL7235 2 Underground Structures, Modelling and Support Design [5]

Part C3 Structures

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7315 2 Advanced Concrete Structures and Concrete Technology
CIVL7350 2 Design of Composite Structures
CIVL7360 2 Computational Methods for Design Optimization and Advanced Analysis

Part C4 Transportation

Course Code Units Course Title
CIVL7415 2 Spatial and Quantitative Methods for Transport Data Analytics [5]
CIVL7425 2 Advanced Transport Models for Strategic Transport Planning [4] [3]
CIVL7435 2 Traffic Simulation: Methods and Applications [4] [6]

Part C5 Fire

Course Code Units Course Title
FIRE7660 2 Structural Fire Engineering

End notes

  • [1] Approval from the Executive Dean, Head of School or Program Coordinator required.
  • [2] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [3] Course first offered in Semester 1, 2019
  • [4] Course is offered in odd-numbered years only.
  • [5] Course is offered in even-numbered years only.
  • [6] Course first offered in Semester 2, 2019