Specialisation

Key Program - Construction

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3160.1

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


Related Courses

3740.3 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

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, residential and commercial buildings.


Location

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

Key Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 320 credit points, which include the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Full-time Autumn Intake

* All students undertaking the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) are required to enrol in 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary and undertake a readiness test at the beginning of their study.

The readiness test will be conducted at the beginning of the first semester of enrolment and the result will be used to determine whether a student will remain in 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary or be transferred by the School to 200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1.

Students remaining in 300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary will be required to complete 200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1 during second semester and will be encouraged to complete 200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2 during the Summer session.

Year 1

Autumn

300743 Mathematics for Engineers Preliminary

Or

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300027 Engineering Computing
300963 Engineering Physics
300964 Introduction to Engineering Practice

Spring

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300965 Engineering Materials

And one elective

Year 2

Autumn

300738 Surveying for Engineers
300040 Mechanics of Materials
301208 Building Measurement
300985 Soil Mechanics

Spring

300984 Pavement Materials and Design
300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
301207 Building Estimates and Tendering

And one elective

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

Students may transfer to 3691 Bachelor of Engineering Science at the end of Year 2 of study.

Year 3

Autumn

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

Specialisation Alternate Unit

Spring

300730 Steel Structures
300727 Project Management
301001 Engineering Geomechanics

Specialisation Alternate Unit

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4

Autumn

200471 Construction Technology 5 (Envelope)
301245 Final Year Project 1 (UG Engineering)

Specialisation Alternate Unit

And one elective

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

Spring

300725 Construction Technology 6 (Services)
301246 Final Year Project 2 (UG Engineering)

Specialisation Alternate Unit

And one elective

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

Specialisation Sub-majors

SM3065 Structures
SM3068 Construction Economics


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