Specialisation

Key Program - Civil

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3027.1

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


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

300731 Soil Engineering
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300740 Water Engineering
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials

Spring session

300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
MG102A Management Foundations

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

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300737 Environmental Engineering

Year 3

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300479 Drainage Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

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

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
300730 Steel Structures
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)
300485 Foundation Engineering

Industrial Experience:

300741 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.

300734 Water Resources Engineering (UG)
300739 Timber Structures (UG)

And one elective

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

And three 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 - H3003)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

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

300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
MG102A Management Foundations

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

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300737 Environmental Engineering

Autumn session

300731 Soil Engineering
300027 Engineering Computing
300740 Water Engineering
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials

Year 3

Spring session

300053 Professional Practice
300730 Steel Structures
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)
300485 Foundation Engineering

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300479 Drainage Engineering
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

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

Industrial Experience

300741 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.

And three electives

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project
300734 Water Resources Engineering (UG)
300739 Timber Structures (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 - H3003)

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis

And two electives

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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