Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

The University of Adelaide

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject.

English Language Requirements

IELTS: Overall 6.5 (Reading 6, Listening 6, Speaking 6, Writing 6); TOEFL: Internet-based: Total score of 79 with a minimum of 21 in Writing, 18 in Speaking and 13 in Reading and Listening; TOEFL Paper-based: Total score of 577 with a minimum of 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); Pearsons: Overall 58 (Reading 50, Listening 50, Speaking 50, Writing 50); Cambridge: Overall 176 (Reading 169, Listening 169, Speaking 169, Writing 169).

Course Details

Civil engineers design, build and maintain the infrastructure that underpins modern life. They make sure bridges, roads, tunnels, railways, dams, airports and water channels meet the needs of our society in a sustainable way.

Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.

What will you do?

Our Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil) has a strong focus on design. You’ll learn from award-winning academics in state-of-the-art facilities as you:

study structural design and mechanics in depth
access new technologies forming the basis of future design practice
work on real-life projects
interact with professionals through an industry-led design practice course
complete an eight-week practical experience.

Majors are available in:

Construction management
Defence systems
Environmental engineering
Geotechnical engineering
Renewable energy
Smart technologies
Structural engineering
Water systems engineering

Career Readiness

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) provides students with the technical knowledge and skills for careers across a range of specialist areas.

The program is highly regarded by employers. Demand for civil and structural engineers is high and is expected to grow as the need for sustainable infrastructure continues to increase.

Civil and structural engineers work in a variety of sectors including consulting engineering, construction, civil engineering, transport, communications infrastructure, and project management.

Industry Placement

Students are required to complete eight weeks of approved practical experience.

Areas of Specialisation:

Majors are available across the following areas:

Renewable Energy: The field of renewable energy is rapidly changing as the industry works to secure the world's energy future in a sustainable way.

Environmental Engineering: A major in Environmental Engineering allows students to hone in on the connections engineering has with environment, society and economy and learning how to create more sustainable and environmentally-friendly infrastructure for the future.

Defence Systems: South Australia is Australia's defence state and home to many important defence investments and industries.

Smart Technologies: This major focuses on smart technologies used in the planning, design, management and monitoring of integrated social, environmental, urban and technological systems.

Construction Management: Construction management engineers are involved in managing construction infrastructure, operations, and sites.

Geotechnical Engineering: Geotechnical engineers design foundations, dams, embankments, retaining walls, tunnels, and roads, and they undertake work relating to landslides, earthquakes and contaminated land remediation.

Structural Engineering: Structural engineers understand the forces structures carry and how they deform under load. The Structural Engineering major offers the most courses devoted to structural engineering and mechanics design in South Australia.

Water Systems Engineering: Water systems engineers are involved in the design, operation and optimisation of water and wastewater treatment facilities, reservoirs, dams, pipe networks, open channels and stormwater drainage.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Honours Degree

Duration: 4 years

CRICOS Course Code: 097237K

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6.5

Annual Tuition: AUD$51,000.00

More information is available at the institution's website

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