Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)
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.
English language requirement
IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with no individual band score less than 6.0.
Please refer to our English Language Requirements page for details of other Accepted English Proficiency tests and additional recognised English Language Proficiency Measures, such as English as the language of instruction.
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
Annual tuition fee (A$)
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your 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
Please apply through VTAC if you're completing your VCE or International Baccalaureate (IB) in Victoria, or apply through UAC if you're completing your HSC or IB in New South Wales.
See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus:
CRICOS code: 078469G