Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

Students must complete for the BE (Civil Engineering) a Single Major (Plan code: CIVILX2001) or Extended Major (Plan code: CIVILY2001), #64 comprising one of the following:

    1. a major – #50, comprising
      (i) #44 being all courses in part A compulsory; plus
      (ii) #6 from part B2 Advanced electives; and
    2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean, with
      (i) a minimum of #6 from courses on the BE list, other than courses on the Civil Engineering Part B0 list, and
      (ii) a maximum of #4 from courses from Part B0 of the Civil Engineering list, and
      (iii) a maximum of #4 from level one courses not on the BE list;OR
    1. an extended major – #60, comprising
      (i) #44 being all courses in part A compulsory;plus
      (ii) #16 from part B1 and B2 electives, with a minimum of #10 from Part B2 electives; and
    2. balance from electives, being courses from the BE list or other courses approved by the executive dean.

     

    Students will be required to provide their own PPE (safety glasses and steel cap boots) and possess a current “General Safety Induction Course – Construction Industry” site card or similar recognised under Queensland legislation.

    Pre-2012 students need to refer to transitional information available at Civil Engineering Course Changes

    Part A – Compulsory

    Year 1, Semester 1

    Course Code Units Course Title
    ENGG1100 2 Engineering Design

    Year 1, Semester 1 or 2

    Course Code Units Course Title
    ENGG1400 2 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
    MATH1051 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [1]

    Year 1, Semester 2

    Course Code Units Course Title
    ENGG1200 2 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
    MATH1052 2 Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

    Year 2, Semester 1

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CIVL2130 1 Environmental Issues, Monitoring & Assessment
    CIVL2330 2 Structural Mechanics
    CIVL2410 2 Traffic Flow Theory & Analysis
    MATH2000 2 Calculus & Linear Algebra II
    STAT2201 1 Analysis of Engineering & Scientific Data

    Year 2, Semester 2

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CIVL2131 2 Fluid Mechanics for Civil & Environmental Engineers
    CIVL2210 2 Fundamentals of Soil Mechanics
    CIVL2340 2 Introduction to Structural Design
    CIVL2360 2 Reinforced Concrete Structures & Concrete Technology

    Year 3, Semester 1

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CIVL3140 2 Catchment Hydraulics: Open Channel Flow & Design
    CIVL3210 2 Geotechnical Engineering
    CIVL3340 2 Structural Analysis

    Year 3, Semester 2
    Note for 2014: Yr 3 students enrol in CIVL3510; Yr 4 students enrol in CIVL4520

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CIVL3141 2 Catchment Hydrology
    CIVL3350 2 Structural Design
    CIVL3420 2 Transportation Systems Engineering
    CIVL3510 2 Introduction to Project Management

    Year 4, Semester 1

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CIVL4514 2 Civil Design I

    Year 4, Semester 2
    Note for 2014: Yr 3 students enrol in CIVL3510; Yr 4 students enrol in CIVL4520

    Course Code Units Course Title
    [ CIVL4515 2 Civil Design II [2]
    [ or
    [ CIVL4516 2 Civil Design III
    CIVL4520 2 Civil Engineering Management

    Part B0 – Preparatory Mathematics & Science Electives

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CHEM1090 2 Introductory Chemistry [3]
    MATH1050 2 Mathematical Foundations [1] [4]
    PHYS1171 2 Physical Basis of Biological Systems [5]

    Part B1 – Introductory Electives

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CHEM1100 2 Chemistry 1
    CSSE1001 2 Introduction to Software Engineering I
    ENGG1300 2 Introduction to Electrical Systems
    ENGG1500 2 Engineering Thermodynamics
    ENGG1600 2 Introduction to Research Practices – The Big Issues
    ERTH1501 2 Earth Processes & Geological Materials for Engineers
    MINE2105 2 Introduction to Mining
    PHYS1002 2 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics
    REDE1300 2 Building Construction Management & Economics

    Part B2 – Advanced Electives

    Course Code Units Course Title
    CHEE4012 2 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
    CIVL3150 2 Modelling of Environmental Systems
    CIVL4110 2 Coastal & Estuarine Processes [6]
    CIVL4120 2 Advanced Open Channel Flow & Hydraulic Structures [7]
    CIVL4140 2 Ground Water & Surface Flow Modelling
    CIVL4160 2 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
    CIVL4180 2 Sustainable Built Environment
    CIVL4230 2 Advanced Soil Mechanics
    CIVL4250 2 Numerical Methods in Engineering
    CIVL4270 2 Geotechnical Investigation & Testing
    CIVL4280 2 Advanced Rock Mechanics
    CIVL4320 2 Engineering of Small Buildings
    CIVL4331 2 Advanced Structural Engineering
    CIVL4332 2 Advanced Structural Analysis
    CIVL4411 2 Advanced Transport Engineering
    CIVL4560 2 Project
    CIVL4580 4 Research Thesis [8]
    CIVL4582 4 Research Thesis [8]
    ENGG3700 2 Introduction to Fire Safety Engineering
    MINE4000 2 Mine Waste Management & Landform Design

 

End notes

  • [1] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051
  • [2] Enrolment by approval of HoS after submission of written application. 100 students maximum.
  • [3] CHEM1090 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Chemistry or equivalent.
  • [4] MATH1050 is not available for students with a High Achievement or higher in Senior Maths C. MATH1050 is not available to students who have passed MATH1051 and/or MATH1052.
  • [5] PHYS1171 is not available for students with a Sound Achievement or higher in Senior Physics or equivalent.
  • [6] Course is offered in odd-numbered years only.
  • [7] Course is offered in even-numbered years only.
  • [8] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.