Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

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Dr Helen Fairweather
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Dr Helen Fairweather

Design and build the future

Civil engineers plan, design, build and maintain the infrastructure we rely on as a civilisation – including things like buildings, roads, water systems and more. This program develops your practical skills in engineering design, project management and sustainability, and qualifies you to work as a civil engineer and help shape the world around you in Australia and overseas.

In this program you will:

  • Learn how to use mathematical and scientific principles to solve a range of technical problems
  • Get hands-on experience through 12 weeks of work experience with professional engineers and engineering associates
  • Choose from a wide range of minors including climate change and coastal zone studies, management for engineers, mechatronic engineering and electrical and electronic engineering
  • Complete a major final-year research project on a topic of your choice
  • Learn from industry professional through guest lectures that expose you to current engineering professional practice
  • Recreate interactive real-life scenarios in USC's state-of-the-art visualisation studio and dedicated engineering laboratories
Exemption for first year Mathematics

High achieving mathematics students can apply for exemptions to introductory mathematics and calculus subjects. However, exempted courses will need to be replaced with engineering relevant courses to fulfil the requirements of the degree. Apply through the School of Engineering.

Post-admission requirements

Students must complete 60 days of suitable field experience.

Career opportunities
  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Building industry
  • Mining industry
  • Research organisations
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a:
  • Civil Engineer
  • Professional Engineer (graduate membership)

This program is internationally recognised to allow you to work in Australia and overseas.

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Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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