Specialisation

Key Program - Civil

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3143.1

Status: CURRENT
This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.


Related Courses

3728.1 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business
3728.2 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Civil engineering covers the fields of structural design, geotechnical engineering and water engineering, together with infrastructure design and environmental engineering. Graduates will work in the fields of design, construction and management of engineering structures. Projects may cover residential and commercial buildings, highways and airports, water supply and sewerage schemes, etc. You may be an engineer in private industry, government departments, or in city, municipal or shire councils.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au
Penrith Campus Internal beng@westernsydney.edu.au

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300963 Engineering Physics

BBus core unit 1

BBus core unit 2

Spring session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300965 Engineering Materials

BBus core unit 3

BBus core unit 4

Year 2

Autumn session

300027 Engineering Computing

BBus professional unit 1

BBus professional unit 2

BBus major unit 1

Spring session

300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics

BBus major unit 2

Bbus major unit 3

Year 3

Autumn session

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300762 Fluid Mechanics
300985 Soil Mechanics

Spring session

300984 Pavement Materials and Design
300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
300737 Environmental Engineering
300765 Hydraulics

Year 4

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)
301329 Surface Water Hydrology

BBus major unit 4

Spring session

300730 Steel Structures
301001 Engineering Geomechanics

BBus major unit 5

BBus major unit 6

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 5

Autumn session

300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301245 Final Year Project 1 instead of 300973 Engineering Thesis 1: Preliminary Investigations

301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

BBus professional unit 3

BBus major unit 7

BBus major unit 8

Spring session

300982 Transportation Engineering
300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

From Autumn 2021 students are advised to take 301246 Final Year Project 2 instead of 300974 Engineering Thesis 2: Detailed Investigations

301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

BBus professional unit 4

Replaced Units

The units listed below count towards completion of this specialisation for students who passed these units in 2020 or earlier.

300983 - Surface Water Hydrology



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