Why study civil engineering at La Trobe?

High employer satisfaction

Our graduates have an employer satisfaction rating of 86.1%

Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT), 2020, 2019 Employer Satisfaction Survey [PDF, 7.69MB]

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

On the couch with engineering

Hear from our dedicated staff and ask questions via ON24’s Q&A portal.

Explore how La Trobe is breaking boundaries between creativity, technical expertise and business knowledge.

Broadcast from Melbourne Campus Open Day on Sunday 2 August, 2020.

Learn more

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
  • AECOM
  • Downer
  • VicRoads
  • Leed Engineering

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