Specialisation

Key Program - Construction

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3114.1

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


Related Courses

3689.1 Bachelor of Engineering
3689.2 Bachelor of Engineering

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


The Construction Key Program consists of core subjects in structural engineering, project management and construction technologies. Graduates will work in the fields of construction, structural design, and project management. Career opportunities include those in the private or public sector on projects covering highways, airports, and residential & commercial buildings.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn Intake

Year 2

Autumn session

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300040 Mechanics of Materials
200486 Quantity Surveying 1
300985 Soil Mechanics

Spring session

300984 Pavement Materials and Design
300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
200468 Estimating 1
300707 Building 2

Year 3

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300728 Construction Planning
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)

And one Alternate unit

Spring session

300730 Steel Structures
300727 Project Management
300971 Engineering Project 1

And one Alternate unit

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Autumn session

300972 Engineering Project 2
300798 Sustainability and Risk Engineering

And one Alternate unit

And one elective unit

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Spring session

301001 Engineering Geomechanics

And one Alternate unit

And two elective units

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Honours Stream

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

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Year 4 (Honours stream)

Autumn session

300972 Engineering Project 2
300798 Sustainability and Risk Engineering
300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

And one Alternate unit

Spring session

301001 Engineering Geomechanics
300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

And one Alternate unit

And one elective unit

*Elective units must be level 2 or higher (an exception applies for students completing Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary unit)

Alternate Units

Alternate units may be used to complete one of the Specialisation sub-majors listed below.

300986 Applied Mechanics
300987 Composite Structures
300988 Highway Infrastructure
300990 Pile Foundations
300739 Timber Structures (UG)

For Construction Economics

200503 Construction Information Systems
300726 Estimating 2
200487 Quantity Surveying 2
300748 Quality and Value Management

Specialisation Sub-majors

SM3065 Structures
SM3068 Construction Economics

Optional Elective

The following unit is an optional elective unit offered to students who are engaged in a School approved project. This unit can be taken during the third year of this course, however, permission is required to enrol in the unit.

301089 Special Technical Project

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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