Key Program - Civil

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3154.1

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

Related Courses

6033.1 Diploma in Engineering/Bachelor of Engineering Studies

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.


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

Key Program Structure

Year 2

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

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 3

Autumn session

300732 Structural Analysis
300736 Concrete Structures (UG)
300967 Engineering Science Project 1

From Autumn 2019 students will enrol in

300983 Surface Water Hydrology

From 2021 this unit is replaced by

301329 Surface Water Hydrology

Spring session

300730 Steel Structures
300968 Engineering Science Project 2
200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2

And one elective unit

*Elective units must be Level 2 or higher

Note: the following unit will no longer be on offer in this specialisation from Autumn 2019. Students should now enrol in 300983 Surface Water Hydrology in Year 3 Autumn.

300982 Transportation Engineering

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

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