Civil Engineering

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George Chard

UNSW Engineering offers a world class engineering program, a massive amount of clubs and societies, impressive student-led projects and numerous exchange opportunities – it was a definite first choice for me.

George Chard

What's it all about?

■  This broad profession is responsible for projects that enhance the overall quality of life. They design, construct, manage, operate and maintain the infrastructure that supports modern society. This includes buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, airfields, dams, ports and harbours, railways, new mines, water supply and sewerage schemes, irrigation systems and more.

What does it include?

■  This highly sought after UNSW degree provides students with an excellent grounding in civil engineering fundamentals and applications. You’ll study structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, transport engineering and water engineering, as well as construction and management. In your fourth year, you can specialise through a full suite of electives.

Where will you work?

■  Civil Engineering is very broad and affords opportunities for involvement in many specialist activities. Students investigate, plan, design and manage projects, in the office and in the field. Civil engineers are employed in specialist consulting firms, construction companies, large public companies, government organisations that construct, manage and maintain public utilities, and in financial and management consultancies.

Dual degrees

■  Dual degrees are a great way of graduating with a wider breadth of knowledge, better preparing you for your future career. For more information, visit our dual degrees page to find one that suits your interests.

Program outlines

■  Sample program outlines are given in the tables below. If you would like to see a downloadable version of these outlines, please visit our student resources page.

Sample Program Outlines*

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers This is an introductory subject in engineering mechanics dealing with statics and dynamics. MATH1131/41 and PHYS1121/31/41 are prerequisites.
Read more First Year Elective ENGG1400 Engineering Infrastructure Systems is recommended for this program
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.
Read more First Year Elective MATS1101 Engineering Materials and Chemistry is recommended for this program

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers An introduction to the strength of materials building on from the knowledge obtained in CVEN1300 (corequisite)
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering An introduction to transport planning, traffic theory and highway design.
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering An Introduction to the concepts within water engineering. Assumed knowledge: CVEN1300
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisite: MATH1231 or MATH1241 or MATH1251

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations An introduction to the application of advanced analytical, statistical and numerical techniques to the solution of civil engineering problems. Prerequisite: PHYS1121* + MATH1131*
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction An introduction to construction systems and processes.
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling This course builds on the Mechanics of Solids, and introduces students to structural analysis and computer modelling of structures. Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control This course covers the general principles of construction organisation and control of engineering operations.
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics An introduction to the fundamentals of soil mechanics.
CVEN3303 Steel Structures This course builds on knowledge acquired in CVEN1300 and CVEN2301. It covers the design concepts and design of structural elements subject to bending, shear and combined bending and axial compression. Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering An introduction to engineering hydrology and its application in water resources management and flood estimation.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice This is a project-based course, which incorporates the knowledge acquired in previous courses, to enable students to improve their research, teamwork and managerial skills.
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology This course covers geology and applied geotechnics. Prerequisite: CVEN3202 or CVEN2201
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures This course builds on knowledge acquired in CVEN1300 and CVEN2301. It focuses on concrete materials and the design of reinforced concrete structural elements subject to bending, shear and combined bending and axial compression. Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering An introduction to water and wastewater treatment. Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete.Must selectCVEN4701 - Planning sustainable Infrastructure Semester 1 versionas a discipline elective
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisite: 132 UOC complete
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisite: CVEN4050
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers This is an introductory subject in engineering mechanics dealing with statics and dynamics. MATH1131/41 and PHYS1121/31/41 are prerequisites.
Read more First Year Elective ENGG1400 Engineering Infrastructure Systems is recommended for this program
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.
Read more First Year Elective The course is an introduction to organic chemistry and polymers.

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers An introduction to the strength of materials building on from the knowledge obtained in CVEN1300 (corequisite)
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering An Introduction to the concepts within water engineering. Assumed knowledge: CVEN1300
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisite: MATH1231 or MATH1241 or MATH1251

Semester 2

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Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations Prerequisite: PHYS1121* + MATH1131*
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
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Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics
CVEN3303 Steel Structures Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology Prerequisite: CVEN3202*
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete.Must selectCVEN4701 - Planning sustainable Infrastructure Semester 1 versionas a discipline elective
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisite: 132 UOC complete
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
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Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisite: CVEN4050
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
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Course code Course name Notes
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Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
COMP1911 Computing 1 This course is designed for non-computing majors who want a solid introduction to programming.
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers This is an introductory subject in engineering mechanics dealing with statics and dynamics. MATH1131/41 and PHYS1121/31/41 are prerequisites.
Read more First Year Elective ENGG1400 Engineering Infrastructure Systems is recommended for this program
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.
Read more First Year Elective

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers An introduction to the strength of materials building on from the knowledge obtained in CVEN1300 (corequisite)
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering Assumed knowledge: CVEN1300
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisite: MATH1231 or MATH1241 or MATH1251
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations Prerequisite: PHYS1121* + MATH1131*
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics
CVEN3303 Steel Structures Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology Prerequisite: CVEN3202*
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures Prerequisite: CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook
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Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering
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Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete.Must selectCVEN4701 - Planning sustainable Infrastructure Semester 1 versionas a discipline elective
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisite: 132 UOC complete
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisite: CVEN4050
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook
Read more Science Course Refer to UNSW Science or view the UNSW handbook

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
Read more First Year Elective MATS1101 is recommended for this program
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers Required Elective This is an introductory subject in engineering mechanics dealing with statics and dynamics. MATH1131/41 and PHYS1121/31/41 are prerequisites.
Read more First Year Elective ENGG1400 Engineering Infrastructure Systems is recommended for this program
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.
GMAT1110 Surveying and Geospatial Engineering Required Elective The course combines lectures, workshops and outdoor practical exercises using modern electronic surveying equipment. Topics include levelling, orientation, distance measurement which combine into coordinate reference systems.

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
GMAT2700 Foundations of Geodesy & Geospatial Reference Frames Prerequisites for this course are GMAT1110
GMAT2500 Surveying Computations A Prerequisites for this course are GMAT1110
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
GMAT2120 Surveying & Geospatial Technology Prerequisites for this course is GMAT1110
GMAT2550 Surveying Computations B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers An introduction to the strength of materials building on from the knowledge obtained in CVEN1300 (corequisite)
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering Assumed knowledge CVEN1300
GMAT3220 Geospatial Information Systems Prerequisite for this course is GMAT1110

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
GMAT3100 Surveying Applications & Design Prerequisites for this course are GMAT2120 and GMAT2550
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics
CVEN3303 Steel Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology Prerequisites for this course are CVEN2201 or CVEN3202
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101
GMAT3150 Surveying Field Projects Prerequisites: GMAT2500 and GMAT2550

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete. Must selectGMAT4150 Field Projects 2 OR CVEN4701 - Planning sustainable Infrastructure (Semester 1 version)as a discipline elective
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisites for this course are 132 UOC
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty
GMAT3420 Cadastral Surveying & Land Law Prerequisite: GMAT2500
GMAT4400 Land Management & Development Design 1 Prerequisite: GMAT2501

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisites for this course are CVEN4050
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives.
GMAT3500 Remote Sensing & Photogrammetry
GMAT3700 Geodetic Positioning & Applications Prerequisites: GMAT2700 and GMAT2550

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CHEM1011 Chemistry A This course builds on an elementary knowledge of chemistry (equivalent to one year of high school chemistry, such as Year 11 chemistry, or CHEM1001 at UNSW
CHEM1031 Higher Chemistry A This course covers the same material as CHEM1011, but has additional material covering the determination of the structure of molecules, applications of intermolecular forces in industry and biology, and a more advanced treatment of the theory of chemical bonding
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
Read more First Year Elective CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers is recommended for this program
Read more First Year Elective CVEN1701 Environmental Principles and Systems is recommended for this program
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
COMP1911 Computing 1 This course is designed for non-computing majors who want a solid introduction to programming.
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
BIOS1301 Biology for Environmental Engineers
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers An introduction to the strength of materials building on from the knowledge obtained in CVEN1300 (corequisite)
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241
ENGG1400 Engineering Infrastructure Systems A course in optimization and modelling for first year engineering students who desire a higher capability in the application of the modelling of engineering systems
CVEN2701 Water and Atmospheric Chemistry Prerequisites for this course is CHEM1011 or CHEM1031
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering Assumed knowledge: CVEN1300
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics
CVEN3303 Steel Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology Prerequisites for this course is CVEN3202*
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CEIC2009 Mass & Energy Balances in the Chemical Process Industry

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering
CVEN3701 Environmental Frameworks, Law & Economics Prerequisites for this course isCVEN1701 or school consent
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101
CVEN3702 Solid Wastes and Contaminant Transport
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete.
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisite: 132 UOC complete
CVEN4701 Planning Sustainable Infrastructure
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisite: CVEN4050
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives, from at least 2 different discipline areas.

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
ENGG1000 Engineering Design and Innovation A team project over a ten week period to solve a practical problem. The key skills developed include concept development, critical thinking and evaluation skills.
PHYS1121 Physics 1 Assumed knowledge: HSC Physics and Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent.
PHYS1131 Higher Physics 1A Covers the same content as PHYS1121, however features more advanced assessment.
MATH1131 Maths 1A Assumed knowledge: Students will be expected to have achieved a combined mark of at least 100 in Mathematics and Mathematics Extension 1.
MATH1141 Higher Maths 1A You should take this course if you have a combined HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and 2 mark over 175.
Read more First Year Elective MINE1010 OR MATS1101 are recommended for this program

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN1300 Engineering Mechanics for Civil Engineers This is an introductory subject in engineering mechanics dealing with statics and dynamics. MATH1131/41 and PHYS1121/31/41 are prerequisites.
ENGG1811 Computing for Engineers This course is for engineering students to acquire computing skills for solving computational problems such as simulation, numerical methods, process control and information management.
COMP1911 Computing 1 This course is designed for non-computing majors who want a solid introduction to programming.
MATH1231 Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course are MATH1131 or MATH1141.
MATH1241 Higher Maths 1B Prerequisites for this course MATH1131 or MATH1141 with a mark or 65 or above.
Read more First Year Elective GEOS1111 or ENGG1400 are recommended courses for this program

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2301 Mechanics of Solids for Civil Engineers Co-req: CVEN1300
CVEN2501 Principles of Water Engineering Assumed knowledge: CVEN1300
MATH2019 Engineering Mathematics 2E Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241
CVEN2401 Sustainable Transport & Highway Engineering

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN2002 Engineering Computations Prerequisites for this course are MATH1231 or MATH1241
CVEN2101 Engineering Construction
CVEN2303 Structural Analysis and Modelling Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3101 Engineering Operations and Control
CVEN3202 Soil Mechanics
CVEN3303 Steel Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3501 Water Resources Engineering

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN3031 Civil Engineering Practice
CVEN3203 Applied Geotechnics and Engineering Geology Prerequisites for this course is CVEN3202*
CVEN3304 Concrete Structures Prerequisites for this course are CVEN1300 and CVEN2301
CVEN3502 Water and Wastewater Engineering Prerequisite: CVEN2501 Assumed Knowledge: MATS1101

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
MINE3220 Resource Estimation & Evaluation Prerequisite: CVEN3203 OR MINE2010
MINE3310 Mining Geomechanics Prerequisite: MINE2310 OR CVEN2301
MINE3430 Mining Systems Prerequisite: MINE2010 OR CVEN3031
MINE3910 Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining Prerequisite: MINE2010*

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
MINE3230 Mine Planning Prerequisite: MINE3220
MINE3510 Mine Ventilation Prerequisite: MINE2500 OR CVEN2501 OR MATS2005
MINE3630 Rock Breakage Prerequisite: MINE3430
Read more General Elective You can not select a General Education course from within your own faculty

Semester 1

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4040 Research Thesis A Must complete before CVEN4041. Prerequisite: Wam >70 + 132 UOC complete.Must selectCVEN4701 - Planning sustainable Infrastructure Semester 1 versionas a discipline elective
CVEN4050 Thesis A Prerequisite: 132 UOC complete
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives.
Read more Discipline Elective Students should select a course that interests them from the list of approved Discipline Electives.

Semester 2

Course code Course name Notes
CVEN4041 Research Thesis B Must complete in the proceeding semester of CVEN4040. Prerequisite: CVEN4040
CVEN4051 Thesis B Prerequisite: CVEN4050
Read more Mining Discipline Elective
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Read more Mining Discipline Elective

* To find more information about the courses and to view the course outlines, see the programs page on the School of Civil Engineering website. 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.