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|Award granted||Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)|
|Campus||Offered at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus|
|Length||4 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Next available intake|
March (Trimester 1), July (Trimester 2)
|Indicative annual fee 2014||$8,613* - Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
|VTAC Codes||1400314821 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)|
1400614821 - Waurn Ponds (Geelong) - off campus, Commonwealth Supported Place (HECS)
|CRICOS course code||079998G|
|Deakin course code||S460|
Deakin’s Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) places great emphasis on the practical application of engineering and scientific principles to produce industry-ready engineers, who are immediately employable and capable of adapting to an ever-changing future.
The degree gives you the building blocks to plan, design, construct and maintain the infrastructure systems that are necessary for our day-to-day lives such as roads, airports and railways; water supply and sewerage systems; water resources management; and buildings. This course covers the broad range of civil engineering disciplines including engineering materials, structural engineering, water engineering, geotechnical engineering and transport engineering.
You will learn generic skills, including entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership, project management, technical report writing and presentation, and comprehension and communication. You will also develop an understanding of the ethical basis of the engineering profession and practice, contemporary technical and professional issues in the practice of engineering, as well as how to address complex problems and produce innovative solutions beneficial to an organisation and society.
You will also gain a sound, fundamental understanding of the scientific principles underlying technology; learn the basic principles underlying the management of physical, human and financial resources; acquire the mathematical and computational skills necessary for solving theoretical and practical problems and for meeting future changes in technology; and gain an understanding of the social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities of the professional engineer.
Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.
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.
Career opportunities can be found in the following areas:
Design, construction and project management of roads, airports, railways, and harbours; water supply and sewerage systems; water authorities, local government bodies, public works departments and consulting.
|SIT199||Applied Algebra and Statistics|
|SED102||Engineering Graphics and CAD|
|SEE010||Safety Induction Program *|
*Note: SEE010 is a 0 credit point safety induction unit.
|SEM111||Engineering Materials 1|
|SIT194||Introduction to Mathematical Modelling|
|SIT172||Programming for Engineers|
|SEM218||Mechanics of Fluids|
|SEV217||Engineering Geology and Surveying|
|SEB223||The Professional Environment for Engineers and Scientists|
|SEV252||Geo Mechanics 1|
|SEV320||Theory of Structures|
|SEV322||Hydraulics and Hydrology|
|SEV362||Geo Mechanics 2 (offered Tri-2, 2014, Tri-1, 2015)|
|SEV353||Reinforced Concrete Structures|
|SEV328||Water and Wastewater Treatment (offered Tri-1, 2014, Tri-2, 2015)|
|SEP490||Engineering Work Experience|
Note: SEP490 - 0 credit points, available in trimester 1, 2 and 3
|SEJ441||Engineering Project A|
|SEV454||Advanced Structural Design|
|SEV455||Water System Design|
|SEJ446||Engineering Project B (2cps)|
Highly recommended electives:
|SET401||Advanced Topics in Engineering 1|
|SET402||Advanced Topics in Engineering 2|
In order to satisfy course accreditation requirements, as specified and administered by Engineers Australia, all off-campus enrolled students are required to participate in on-campus learning activities equivalent to a minimum duration of one full academic week for every trimester of effective full time study in order to ensure that graduates possess and have demonstrated the minimum necessary knowledge and skill base, engineering application abilities, and professional skills, values and attitudes at successful completion of the course to be sufficiently prepared to enter professional engineering practice.
Off-campus enrolled students are required to attend on-campus conducted activities for all units in the course (with the exception of units SEE010 and SEP490) during the corresponding Engineering Practice Week in a trimester. Engineering Practice Week is conducted in week 9 of each trimester. Attendance at on-campus activities is compulsory and failure to attend will result in a fail grade being awarded for the respective affected unit(s) for that particular trimester.
Off-campus students must have access to a personal computer with internet access and be able to run software in a Windows XP, vista or 7 environment.
Information about the hardware and software requirements may be obtained from the School of Engineering, telephone 03 9244 6699.
Before students will be deemed eligible to graduate they must obtain an aggregate of at least 12 weeks of suitable practical experience during their program. Work experience would normally be gained during the vacation periods. Further details are contained in the unit description for SEP490 Engineering Work Experience.
Applications for Trimester 2 and Trimester 3 must be made directly to the University through the Applicant Portal. For information on the application process and closing dates, see the Apply web page. Please note that closing dates may vary for individual courses.