Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

Flinders University

Entry Requirements

Flinders University recognises international secondary schooling for direct entry to undergraduate programs.

SACE stage two specialist mathematics or mathematical methods or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE stage two physics or equivalent is assumed.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 6.0 Overall with 6.0 Speaking, 6.0 Writing;
  • TOEFL (Internet): 72 Overall with 18 Speaking, 18 Writing;
  • Pearson PTE Academic: 50 Overall with 50 Speaking, 50 Writing;
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE): Pass grade of B2;
  • Occupational English Test (OET): 300 Speaking, 300 Writing;

Course Details

Prepare yourself to solve civil engineering problems, taking into account social, economic and environmental concerns. The degree covers the four main civil engineering themes of structures, transport, water and geomechanics, then applies them to infrastructure design and construction.

What you will study

First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in electronics, professional skills, engineering design, engineering programming, engineering physics and materials, engineering mechanics, and mathematics.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in engineering mathematics, mechanics and structures, fluid mechanics, infrastructure systems engineering, civil engineering design, engineering geology and geomechanics, structural engineering, and geographical information systems.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transport systems engineering, hydraulics and water engineering, project management for engineering and science, and workplace preparation
  • a 20-week industry placement.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major civil engineering honours thesis allowing high-performing students to progress to a higher degree by research
  • topics in advanced civil engineering design, and standards, ethics and compliance
  • design of a major piece of infrastructure
  • a selection of electives in allied science and engineering areas.

Your career

This degree prepares you for a career as a professional civil engineer, who are currently in high demand.

Potential occupations include:

  • graduate civil engineer
  • graduate civil design engineer
  • traffic and road safety officer
  • graduate project manager
  • laboratory engineer.

Potential employers include:

  • design consultancies
  • government agencies
  • construction industry
  • mining industry.

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Level of Study: Bachelor Honours Degree

Duration: 4 years

CRICOS Course Code: 083441K

English Requirements: IELTS Score UG 6

Annual Tuition: AUD$42,900.00

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