Why study civil engineering at La Trobe?

1st in Victoria

We’re the best in Victoria and third in Australia for employer satisfaction, with a rating of 88.1 per cent.

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2023, 2022 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 812 KB]

World-class engineering research

Our research in civil engineering is top-rated nationally and rated 'well above world standard.'

Australian Research Council, 2019, Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) Outcomes 2018

Showcase your expertise

Demonstrate your skills in front of industry experts at our annual showcase.

Find out more about our Engineering and IT Showcase

Career opportunities in civil engineering

Career pathways

The skills you build when you study civil engineering prepare you for a range of careers, including:

  • Civil engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Project manager
  • Site engineer
  • Sustainability consultant
  • Renewable energy engineer

Future employers

Potential employers of civil engineering graduates include:

  • Metro Trains Melbourne
  • GHD
  • Downer
  • VicRoads
  • Leed Engineering

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