Civil Engineering Major
Civil engineering is the branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the human-made environment, including buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels, dams and other large physical structures.
Areas of study within the major include a foundation in physical and engineering sciences, along with computer-aided design, engineering materials, structural design and analysis, steel and concrete design, surveying, road design and construction, water supply engineering, construction technology and site management, and project management.
Availability & Campus
This Major has been Accredited by: Engineers Australia.
This professional recognition only applies when you study this Major in one of the following courses:
|Unit Code||Unit Title||Credit Points|
|ENS2260||Surveying and Site Measurement||15|
|ENS2110||Materials and Manufacturing 2||15|
|ENS3190||Mechanics of Solids||15|
|ENS3242||Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering||15|
|ENS5147||Advanced Structural Analysis and Design||15|
|ENS3208||Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics||15|
|ENS5112||Construction Site Management||15|
For more detailed unit information for this Major take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.Student handbook
Civil engineers have strong employment opportunities in many sectors of industry, including road and transport, construction, mining and resource, public utilities, defence, and consulting.
Possible future job titles
Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Transportation Engineer, Geotechnical Engineer, Water Resource Engineer