Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering Science
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1300 UNI NSW (1300 864 679)
Program code: 
CVENZS8338
Program type: 
Master
Duration: 
2 years
Intake term 1: 
Yes
Intake term 2: 
Yes
Intake term 3: 
Yes

Also available: Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) - CVENAT5341

                          Graduate Certificate of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) - CVENGT7320

Vanessa Calderon

I realised that to progress my career I needed to formalise my professional knowledge. There are so many interesting courses to choose from, and those I’ve taken so far are practical and reflective. This is more efficient from a real world perspective.

Vanessa Calderon

Civil Engineering is one of the oldest and largest fields in this discipline and it offers graduates the opportunity to get involved in projects that enhance humanity’s quality of life. As the broadest engineering discipline at UNSW, it also offers an incredible range of specialisation options.

The Master of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) is a flexible program, with advanced study options across a wide range of Civil Engineering disciplines. It allows students to tailor their study in areas such as project management, transport engineering, water and wastewater, surveying and construction.

The Master of Engineering Science program promotes flexible learning as a keystone of the program – it is designed for students who already have a four year accredited engineering degree and who now wish to broaden their job prospects through cross training, re-training or specialisation.  This program takes two years to complete (students may be granted credit for some courses. Those with a degree or extensive professional experience in a related area can apply for credit of up to 50% of a program); it is a non-accredited program, and does not offer industrial training.

The typical program structure comprises sixteen courses, broken down into: four Disciplinary Knowledge Courses, five Advanced Disciplinary Courses, three Research Courses and four Electives.

 

Required Background

Students need a recognised four year Bachelor degree in engineering with a minimum 65% average in one of the following:

- Civil Engineering
- Civil Engineering with Architecture
- Industrial Engineering
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Materials Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronic Engineering
- Mining Engineering
- Naval Engineering.

Sample Program Outlines*

Year 1

Term 1

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Term 2

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Term 3

Course code Course name Notes
GSOE9010 Engineering Postgraduate Coursework Research Skills -
GSOE9011 Engineering Postgraduate Coursework Research Skills -
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Year 2

Term 1

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9451 Masters Project A Research Thesis 1/3

Term 2

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9452 Masters Project B Research Thesis 2/3

Term 3

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9453 Masters Project C Research Thesis 1/3. If you are taking CVEN9050/CVEN9051, you will not need to take a course in this slot

Year 1

Term 2

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Term 3

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Year 2

Term 1

Course code Course name Notes
GSOE9010 Engineering Postgraduate Coursework Research Skills -
GSOE9011 Engineering Postgraduate Coursework Research Skills -
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.

Term 2

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9451 Masters Project A Research Thesis 1/3

Term 3

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9452 Masters Project B Research Thesis 2/3

Year 3

Term 1

Course code Course name Notes
Elective Elective Please view the Handbook for elective requirements for this course.
CVEN9453 Masters Project C Research Thesis 1/3. If you are taking CVEN9050/CVEN9051, you will not need to take a course in this slot

* The programs outlined above are intended as a guide only. The Faculty of Engineering reserves the right to change any information herein without prior notice. Students should seek approval from their relevant Schools before using these guides.

† Minimum 65% average as determined by the UNSW Postgraduate Entry Score Calculator  in a relevant discipline. (Minimum 70% from a non-211 university in China). Find the Postgraduate Entry Score Calculator here.