Our civil engineering courses start with a foundation in theory, combined with an industry focus.

You’ll not only learn the technical and management skills required to plan, design, construct and maintain infrastructure — your civil engineering degree will teach you how to apply that knowledge within a wide range of organisations.

No matter the project — building dams, designing water supply systems, constructing transport infrastructure networks, or anything else — you’ll be equipped to help create the (literal) foundations of our society.

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Sunday 31 July, 10am – 4pm
Hawthorn campus

We're back and bigger than ever. See Swinburne up close and personal – with talks, tours, demos, hubs, and more – this Open Day.

The Swinburne Advantage

An undergraduate degree must be about more than just knowledge – it’s also job readiness, professional experience and access to further opportunities. 

We partner with leading Australian and global organisations to offer students authentic workplace experiences. Our degrees can include placements, internships, industry-linked projects, study tours and more. This is your chance to work on real-life projects, solve day-to-day challenges in your field and gain the professional skills that put knowledge into practice. You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence, knowing you have what it takes to land a job by graduation or even before. 

  • Break new ground in the Smart Structures Laboratory

    Located in Swinburne's Advanced Technologies Centre, the $15 million Smart Structures Laboratory houses next generation large-scale equipment for experiments, including the Multi-Axis Substructure Testing system.

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