Deakin University

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Graduate as an industry-ready civil engineer by studying Deakin’s Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours). You’ll combine contemporary theory with hands-on projects to develop the skills needed to confidently design, construct and maintain the built infrastructure systems that are vital in our day-to-day lives.In this Engineers Australia-accredited course, you’ll learn how to apply scientific and engineering principles to address complex problems and develop innovative solutions that are beneficial to organisations and the community.You’ll gain a deep understanding of the way infrastructure works, not just through textbooks, but by applying your skills in multi-million dollar engineering facilities. Work on industry-relevant projects and undertake work placements to gain valuable real-world experience and build your professional networks.

Structure

32 credit points over 4 years. Students will gain industry experience by completing at least 60 days of practical work experience in an engineering workplace, developing and enhancing your understanding of the engineering profession, possible career outcomes, and the opportunity to establish valuable professional networks.

Subjects

  • Engineering-civil

Standard entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English EAL (English as an additional language) or 20 in English other than EAL, and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.This course uses the ATAR and your entire academic record as part of its selection considerations. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement. Refer to the Deakin University website for more detailed information about additional course requirements for all applicant groups, or equivalent minimum requirements for applicants with a higher education study, VET study or work and life experience.Personal statementApplicants who wish their work and volunteer/other experience to be considered as part of their application for entry are required to submit a personal statement with details of their work and volunteer/other experience, motivation to study and any other factors relevant to their application for the course.

Recognition

Deakin's Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) is accredited by Engineers Australia, which gives the degree international recognition, allowing graduates to practise as professional engineers in many countries around the world.

Study pathways

Flexible entry into the course allows students to upgrade their qualifications and to obtain credit for previous studies/experience. Applicants with appropriate TAFE qualifications or other approved post-secondary studies may apply for credit for prior learning. Credit may be considered for skills obtained in the workforce or by informal means.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Geelong Waurn Ponds International: $-6 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

In order to satisfy course accreditation requirements, as specified and administered by Engineers Australia, all Cloud Campus enrolled students are required to participate in Campus learning activities. Graduates can expect to gain employment in a wide range of organisations such as construction companies, councils, water authorities, government bodies, public works departments and as consulting engineers.

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