Specialisation

Key Program - Civil

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KP3621CIVI.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Civil engineering covers the fields of structural design, construction management and water engineering, together with quality assurance and environmental engineering. Graduates will work in the fields of design, construction and management. Projects may cover roads, airports, water supply and sewerage schemes, and large buildings. You may be an engineer in private industry, government departments, or in city, municipal or shire councils.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Fidelis Mashiri

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn intake

Year 2

Autumn session

85012 Soil Engineering
300040 Mechanics of Materials
85009 Water Engineering
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials

Spring session

85006 Introduction to Structural Engineering
MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

85003 Surveying for Engineers
85021 Environmental Engineering

Year 3

Autumn session

85010 Structural Analysis

Choose one of

300479 Drainage Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Choose one of

85015 Timber Structures (UG)
85020 Water Resources Engineering (UG)

And one elective

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
85014 Steel Structures (UG)
85251 Concrete Structures (UG)

Choose one of

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Industrial Experience:

81999 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

Choose one of

300479 Drainage Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Choose one of

85015 Timber Structures (UG)
85020 Water Resources Engineering (UG)

And one elective

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Choose one of

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

And two electives

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

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Year 4 (Honours stream - HO3621CIVI)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

Choose one of

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

And one elective

Full-time - Spring Intake

Year 1

Spring session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300462 Engineering and Design Concepts

Autumn session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300464 Physics and Materials
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice

Year 2

Spring session

85006 Introduction to Structural Engineering
MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

85003 Surveying for Engineers
85021 Environmental Engineering

Autumn session

85012 Soil Engineering
300027 Engineering Computing
85009 Water Engineering
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials

Year 3

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
85014 Steel Structures (UG)
85251 Concrete Structures (UG)

Choose one of:

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Autumn session

85010 Structural Analysis

Choose one of:

300479 Drainage Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Choose one of:

85015 Timber Structures (UG)
85020 Water Resources Engineering (UG)

And one elective

Industrial Experience:

81999 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Spring and Autumn sessions.

Choose one of:

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

And two electives

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project

Choose one of:

300479 Drainage Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Choose one of:

85015 Timber Structures (UG)
85020 Water Resources Engineering (UG)

And one elective

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

Policies Website

Year 4 (Honours stream- HO3621CIVI)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

Choose one of:

300485 Foundation Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

And one elective

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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