Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)

Melbourne Polytechnic

Course details

CRICOS course code: 080057J

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

With a degree in civil engineering technology, you can help create our modern world. Learn how to design and engineer skyscrapers, roads, bridges, water and drainage systems, civil engineers do it all. Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) was developed with rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders to provide a versatile degree with an option to exit to industry with an Associate Degree after the first two years of study. The civil engineering industry has been growing very strongly for the past five years and new employment opportunities are anticipated to grow by another 10% by 2023. With a growing interest in sustainability and finding new ways for our cities to function into the future, civil engineering is more vital than ever.

Developed with industry for versatility

At Melbourne Polytechnic, we pride ourselves on creating industry-ready graduates, and this Bachelor Degree is no different. Our industry-based teachers bring practical knowledge and hands-on experience to your training. This program also has provisional accreditation from Engineers Australia. You can choose to specialise either in structural engineering, municipal/transportation engineering or construction management in your third and fourth year. During the final semester, you’ll engage in a major project. The project could be a real life project from industry or a simulated one. You’ll learn real-world skills in real-world contexts and graduate with the skills needed to work in the many industries that rely on civil engineers.

Construct a career in a wide range of fields

Graduates from Melbourne Polytechnic’s Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) could find work across a wide variety of industries. Structural engineering graduates might work in bridge design, highway structures, hydraulic structures or oil, gas and mineral exploration. Municipal/transportation engineering graduates design, maintain and construct public walkways, water supplies and drainage networks, waste management systems, town planning and subdivision or transportation systems. Construction engineering graduates might work on large infrastructure projects, including highways, airports, ports and dams, bridges, mines and other complex building projects. As a civil engineer, your contribution is limited only by your imagination.

CAREER PATHWAYS

Where will this take me

Construction engineering graduates might work on large infrastructure projects, including highways, airports, ports and dams, bridges, mines and other complex building projects. As a civil engineer, your contribution is limited only by your imagination.

  • Town Planner
  • Urban Planner
  • Drainage Network Planner
  • Waste Management Planner
  • Transport Planner
  • Bridge Designer
  • Hydraulic Structure Designer
  • Highway Structural Engineer
  • Waste Management System Planner
  • Subdivision Planner

Pathways

As a graduate of this qualification, you can pursue post-graduate studies, such as a Masters degree in Engineering

CAREER PATHWAYS

Where will this take me

Construction engineering graduates might work on large infrastructure projects, including highways, airports, ports and dams, bridges, mines and other complex building projects. As a civil engineer, your contribution is limited only by your imagination.

  • Town Planner
  • Urban Planner
  • Drainage Network Planner
  • Waste Management Planner
  • Transport Planner
  • Bridge Designer
  • Hydraulic Structure Designer
  • Highway Structural Engineer
  • Waste Management System Planner
  • Subdivision Planner

Pathways

As a graduate of this qualification, you can pursue post-graduate studies, such as a Masters degree in Engineering.

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Majors

  • Structural Engineering
  • Municipal Engineering / Transportation
  • Construction Management
Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
20,600 Per Year
Read moreTuition fees per semester: 10,300; 82,400 for the entire course
03 Oct 2022 Full-time: 4 years
Read moreFull-time: 4 years

Self study / online (without attendance)
Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia

Entry criteria

Bachelor degree courses require evidence of completion to studies equivalent to Australian Year 12

If you do not meet Melbourne Polytechnic’s academic entry-level requirements but have acquired skills or knowledge relevant to your chosen course, you may apply as a mature age student. A mature age student is considered to be over 18 years old and has been out of full-time education for at least one year.

Academic IELTS 6.0 with no individual band below 5.5. TOEFL iBT: 64 overall Writing: 21; Speaking: 18; Reading: 13; Listening: 12, Pearson Global Scale of English: – PTE Academic: 50 overall communicative skills: 42, Cambridge English Scale (- Cambridge: First (FCE), - Cambridge: Advanced (CAE), - Cambridge: Proficiency (CPE)): 169 overall individual bands: 162, Melbourne Polytechnic: ELICOS: 3 ISLPR overall individual bands: min ISLPR 2+.

Address

Melbourne Polytechnic
Preston Campus
77 St Georges Road
Melbourne Victoria 3072
Australia
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