Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
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Combining theory and on-the-job training, this four-year Honours degree gives you the skills to find creative solutions to engineering challenges.
Our focus is on balancing industry-integrated learning with theory. You'll develop high-level engineering skills in sustainable infrastructure, civil construction, water resources, structural engineering and surveying, along with knowledge of Computer Aided Design.
Your studies will teach you how to plan and manage large-scale projects, test your own construction ideas and work as a team. You'll examine the environmental challenges facing today's construction industry, and participate in a research subject to refine your knowledge of areas like sustainability, irrigation in urban environments and advances in concrete technologies.
The qualification awarded on graduation is recognised in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) as Level 8.
Specialisations, majors and minors
VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL; and a study score of at least 20 in one of Maths: Mathematical Methods or Maths: Specialist Mathematics.
Year 12 and non-year 12 extra requirements
Applicants may wish to provide other documentation in support of their application. Non-Year 12 applicants must complete and submit a VTAC Personal Statement online for other information to be considered during the selection process e.g. details on work experience or reasons for applying. Applicants may wish to provide other documentation in support of their application.Selection may also be based on GPA or STAT Multiple Choice.
*The presentation of entry requirements is currently transitioning to the new Australian Government admissions transparency format. Please check back in July for the new statement.
Professional engineers participate in careers across many fields. Graduates work in private industry, consultancies, research, and in local, state, and federal government organisations. Career paths lead through general engineering practice and management roles to the highest positions.
The Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours) is accredited on the Bendigo campus, and provisionally accredited on the Bundoora campus by Engineers Australia (EA).
Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Fees and costs
Your course fees will depend on the subjects you choose to study: each subject has its own costs. The total course fee may vary depending on the subjects you choose, your study load, the time it takes to complete your course and your approved Credit for Prior Learning.
Find out more about undergraduate course fees.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
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