Civil Engineering

Infrastructure begins with a foundation in theory and industry skills.

We understand civil engineering is essential to the infrastructure of our society. That’s why we offer civil engineering courses at Swinburne.

Civil engineering courses are an opportunity to begin or advance your career in civil and structural engineering. We combine engineering theory with an industry focus, in our courses: It’s our way of giving you the technical expertise and management skills needed to plan, design, construct and maintain infrastructure. Examples include buildings, bridges, dams, water supply systems, road and rail networks and more. The knowledge and expertise you gain from a specialisation in civil engineering can be applied to a variety of organisations.

By the time you graduate, you’ll have the confidence and skills to apply your knowledge to the workplace. Future careers can be found in construction engineering and the civil design industry.

Civil Engineering students Alex Chiodo and Iraish Thirimanne have been named in the Top 100 Future Leaders for 2019.

Student success

Budding civil engineers Alex Chiodo and Iraish Thirimanne have been named in the Top 100 Future Leaders for 2019.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil)/Bachelor of Business students say their placement as part of their degree helped give them the edge.

"I was able to apply the skills I had learned already learned at uni, while also learning more about what it means to be a civil engineer," says Alex.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.

Swinburne's MAST system in the Smart Structures Laboratory of the ATC building.

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.

Civil engineering courses

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