civ5sia sust. infrastructure a




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of the unit is to prepare students for their future careers where sustainability issues in conception, design, construction, operation, maintenance and demolition are critical. There are two major objectives for the unit. The first objective is to provide the masters engineering students with an in depth experience of the functioning of government departments, government agencies and engineering consultancies practicing civil engineering in the Victoria and their responses to climate change, peak oil and sustainability. The second objective is to impart a detailed understanding and appreciation of the importance of the application of sustainability principles to all civil engineering practices.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Only students enrolled in the Master of Civil Engineering (Sustainable Infrastructure) are permitted to enrol in this unit.


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. TBA


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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Collaborative Based LearningWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Group meetings"


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Comparison Report500 words1001
Individual Seminar Presentation1500 words equivalent30
Site Visit Report x2750 words each30
Site Visit Report x3500 words each30