Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

Start studying this degree from home. Due to the evolving situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, USC’s classes in Semester 2, 2020 are ready to be delivered online, though we’ll be teaching face-to-face again as soon as we can!

*International students who are offshore (outside of Australia) should contact USC International to discuss their study options.

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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.

Study locations
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Moreton Bay^
CRICOS code
078425G
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Program length (full-time)
4 years
Annual tuition fee 2020
A$29,600
Estimated total tuition fee *
A$118,400
Footnotes
  • Only a full-time option is available to international students on a Student visa. Online programs are not available to Student visa holders.
  • * Estimated tuition fees are based on 2020 rates. Refer to international fees for more information.
  • Not all majors/minors and elective options are available at every campus. You should refer to the What Can I Study tab, and the proposed study sequence for your chosen campus and intake for further information.
  • Campus note: Subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton  Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Public Health for Engineers minor, Supply Chain Management minor and Town Planning Studies minor not on offer at Moreton Bay campus 2020.
Study locations QTAC code
  • Sunshine Coast 013731
  • Moreton Bay 014731^
Minimum selection threshold
ATAR - 63.15 OP - 15 Rank - 68
USC program code
SC410
Commence
Semester 1 or Semester 2
Duration
4 years full time or equivalent part time
Study mode
Blended Learning
Prerequisites
English (4,SA); Maths B (4,SA)
Recommended prior study
Maths C and Physics or Chemistry
Other requirements
Applicants from a non-English speaking background should refer to the  English language requirements for further information.
Total courses
32
Total units
384 units
Footnotes
  • Campus note: Subject to external accreditation for Moreton Bay campus offering.
  • ^First year courses offered at Moreton  Bay campus from Semester 1, 2020. Public Health for Engineers minor, Supply Chain Management minor and Town Planning Studies minor not on offer at Moreton Bay campus 2020.

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 professionals 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
Membership

Engineering students are eligible for free membership to Engineers Australia. Once their degree is completed they are eligible for Graduate membership.

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

What will I study?

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The recommended study sequence ONLY represents the CURRENT program structure. Students MUST follow their commencing structure and use this recommended study sequence to guide enrolment.

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