Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil)

Course Overview


Much of the physical infrastructure of our modern society is designed and built by civil engineers. The Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil) will teach you about planning, designing and testing structures within the built environment.

You will develop professional technical, managerial, organisational, financial, environmental and problem solving skills in the discipline. As a civil engineer, you will be concerned with all types of structures including dams, bridges, pipelines, roads, towers and buildings. You may become responsible for the design and construction of our transport systems, the design and management of our gas and water supply, sewerage systems, harbours, airports or railways.

Career paths for civil engineering graduates include construction and mining companies, engineering and infrastructure consultants, municipal councils, public works, airport and harbour authorities, environmental consultants, banks and project management consultants.

Course Requirements


To meet requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours (Civil), a candidate must successfully complete 192 credit points, comprising:

  1. A minimum of 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;
  2. A minimum of 108 credit points from the Civil Stream Core Table, including all required units; and
  3. A minimum of 48 credit points of additional units from the Civil Stream Specialist Table, including satisfying any additional requirements specified for the Specialist Table.
  4. A maximum of 12 credit points of general electives may be taken.


For a standard enrolment plan for Civil Engineering visit CUSP (https://cusp.sydney.edu.au).