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What will I learn?

This degree is for those who have a non- Professionally Accredited engineering or technology degree and wish to upgrade to a Professionally Accredited engineering qualification, or wish to branch out into another area of specialisation.

Civil Engineering Specialisation

Designed for students wishing to specialise in civil engineering.

This major will help you develop an expertise in the fields of structural analysis, fluid mechanics, concrete design, construction technology and transportation engineering, among others.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply cognitive, technical and creative skills to investigate, evaluate and synthesise complex ideas, concepts and theories in authentic civil engineering situations.
  • Apply high level communication and collaboration skills in a professional civil engineering context.
  • Reflect critically on a complex body of knowledge, research principles and methods within the civil engineering discipline to demonstrate mastery of professional practice.
  • Use high level self management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial civil engineering project.

Possible future job titles

Professional Engineer

Which department am I in?

School of Engineering

CRICOS

067370J

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$32,250.00 (17,26,445) per year
Estimated 1st year indicative fee AUD $32,250; Overseas students who can adequately demonstrate they are unable to undertake international travel to Perth due to COVID-19 related border closures. The scholarship offers up to 30% reduction in tuition fees each semester until travel to Perth.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

Expected June 2022

More details

Start date

14 February 2022

Venue

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have the minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree or equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional (work) experience. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 58 - 66 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 176, with no individual band less than 169.

For international students

All applicants are required to have completed a Bachelor degree in engineering or engineering technology, with equivalents considered. Alternatively applicants can have completed the Bachelor of Engineering Science, with equivalents considered.

Academic admission requirements (Band 8) may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline; or
  • Where accepted, equivalent prior learning, including at least five years relevant professional experience.

English competency requirements may be satisfied through completion of one of the following:

  • Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.5, with no individual band less than 6.0;
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - PTE Academic 58, with no score less than 50 for postgraduate standard entry courses.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 573, including Test of Written English of 5.0 or better.
  • TOEFL - Minimum score of 84, with no individual score less than 17.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Edith Cowan University is in the top 2.5% of world universities in the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

  • Among world’s top 100 best young universities (THE)
  • Offers a range of industry-relevant programmes
  • World-class research profile
  • Enjoys broad industry connections