The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Ranked 36 in the world through award-winning academics and state-of-the-art facilities, studying civil engineering at the University of Adelaide can lead to an exciting and well-paid global career. Civil engineering is an exciting field involves the design, construction and maintenance of the infrastructure that underpins modern life. Civil engineers ensure infrastructure such as bridges, roads, tunnels, railways, dams, airports, and water channels meet the needs of our society in a sustainable way. This degree has a strong focus on design and exposes students to new technologies that will form the basis of future design practice. Students study structural design and mechanics, encounter real-life projects, interact with professionals through an industry-led design practice course, and can undertake majors in new and advanced topics. Practical experiences provide students with exposure to industry experts and develop skills and networks for a successful career.


The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) focuses on engineering problem-solving, and design and analysis, using modern, computer-based methods. The first and second years of the program develop mathematics and science skills, with fundamental engineering and design courses. Third and fourth years include professional engineering courses, specialisations, communication and management courses and project work within the main areas of structural, geotechnical and water engineering. Students are required to complete six weeks of approved practical experience.


  • Construction management, Geotechnical engineering, Structural engineering, Water systems engineering

Standard entry requirements

SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods, Physics and Specialist Mathematics. International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/ HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $178,000
  • ATAR: 80

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