Admission to our undergraduate degree programs usually requires successful completion of a senior secondary school qualification similar to the Higher School Certificate (HSC), the highest educational award in New South Wales schools.
- Semester 1 - 27 Feb 2017
- Semester 2 - 24 Jul 2017
Face to Face
5 years part-time up to 12 years maximum.
Currently enrolled, continuing students looking for the previous version of this program should refer back to the: Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil) / Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) (pre 2017)
For addtional information about this degree you can refer to the pages for the corresponding single degrees:
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil), and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying)
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil)/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Surveying) combined degree program is offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. This program provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent study in civil engineering and surveying and complete two awards. In general, if offers greater breadth of learning, enhancing the academic and professional qualities gained in each degree. At the same time, it recognises the increasing need for students to graduate with multidisciplinary skills.
Program learning outcomes
On successful completion of the program students will have:
- Program Learning Outcomes as per those for the single degree programs
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Level 8 Bachelor Honours Degree
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|Assumed knowledge||HSC Mathematics (Band 5 or above) or equivalent. One science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).|
|Recommended studies||HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or equivalent. Study of one science-related subject would also be an advantage (Physics or Chemistry preferred).|
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Admission to this program is available to Australian students, residents and international students. Admission information for Australian students and residents is available from http://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students
Admission information for international students can be found at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/study-with-us/how-to-apply
International student visa holder applicants are advised that they are able to enrol in this program for commencement in Semester 1 only (there will be no mid-year intakes).
You may also be eligible to receive bonus points if you will be receiving an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/undergraduate-programs/how-to-get-in/domestic-students/options-for-entry/bonus-points.html
The UAC code for this program is 482620.
Enrolling in mathematics - Maths placement test
Your degree includes either compulsory or optional courses in maths. To maximise your likelihood of academic success, it is recommended that you select the course which matches your existing knowledge and understanding of maths concepts.
Minimum English language proficiency requirements
Applicants who do not speak English as a first language must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.
If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, go to http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/credit-transfer/ and click on 'How to Apply for Credit'.
Compulsory program requirements
Requirements for qualification of this award include completion of at least 12 weeks of industrial experience of a nature acceptable to the Faculty Board. Students are encouraged to obtain and to report on a substantial block of this experience at one time but several shorter periods not less than 2 weeks duration will be accepted.
Academic requirements for program completion
Total units required
5 years part-time up to 12 years maximum.
For all combined programs and in accordance with the Combined Degree Principles and Structures Guideline , the core and minimum requirements for each single degree component must be met in each combined program. Consideration is given to overlapping courses and/or content where applicable, but to also ensure that accreditation is not compromised.
In the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)/Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Surveying) program, students are required to complete 400 units, 380 units of which are core courses and 20 units of which are directed courses.
The program has a duration of 5 years full time (or part time equivalent).It is possible for a student to 'step out' with a single degree award only and not complete the combined program they are enrolled in. In order to accomplish this, a student would be required to complete the single degree requirements for their preferred degree and may be required to complete any omitted courses. A student wishing to 'step out' with a single degree should contact their program convenor or program advisor for further information.
Please note that if you undertake courses that are not in your approved program, you will be liable for additional fees for those courses. This is in addition to the HECS fees associated with your normal program of study.
This program can be completed in five years. However, a student's choice of directed courses may lead to timetabling issues that may extend the duration of their program. Students are advised to consult with their program convenor regarding their academic program.
Students with a Band 1 or 2 in the NSW HSC course Extension 1 Mathematics OR who have completed NSW HSC Extension 2 Mathematics (or their interstate/international equivalents) are able to complete the higher level MATH1210/MATH1220 Mathematical Discovery 1/Mathematical Discovery 2 course in lieu of MATH1110/MATH1120. Please contact your program advisor if you wish to discuss this option.Students may choose to undertake PHYS1210 Advanced Physics 1 in lieu of PHYS1205 with program convenor approval.
Download a program plan for further details on what you will study. Please refer to the program plan for the year that you commenced or transitioned into this program.
- 2017 Program Plan 760.9 KB
Students are advised to read their program handbook information in conjunction with the program plans for course sequence/enrolment advice. Please refer to the Program Plan for the year that you commenced, or transitioned into, this program - Program Plans are available above.
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Complete the following core courses to fulfil the requirements of this program
|Code||Title||Term / Location||Units|
|CIVL1100||Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics||10 units|
|CIVL1200||Earth Systems||10 units|
|ENGG1002||Introduction to Engineering Computations||10 units|
|ENGG1500||Introduction to Professional Engineering||10 units|
|MATH1110||Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 1||10 units|
|MATH1120||Mathematics for Engineering, Science and Technology 2||10 units|
|PHYS1205||Fundamentals of Engineering Physics||10 units|
|SURV1200||Introduction to Surveying||10 units|
|CIVL2040||Engineering Probabilities||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CIVL2060||Numerical Methods||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CIVL2130||Theory of Structures 1||10 units|
|CIVL2240||Civil Engineering Materials||10 units|
|CIVL2282||Introduction to Geomechanics||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CIVL2310||Fluid Mechanics||10 units|
|CIVL2720||Transportation Engineering and Design||10 units|
|ENGG2500||Sustainable Engineering Practice||Not currently offered||10 units|
|LEGL2009||Survey and Engineering Law||10 units|
|SURV2210||Engineering Surveying||Not currently offered||10 units|
|SURV2220||Surveying Methods and Equipment||Not currently offered||10 units|
|SURV2230||Surveying Techniques and Computations||Not currently offered||10 units|
|CIVL3160||Reinforced Concrete Design||10 units|
|CIVL3170||Steel Design||10 units|
|CIVL3180||Theory of Structures 2||10 units|
|CIVL3280||Geomechanics 2||10 units|
|CIVL3840||Advanced Analysis for Design||Not currently offered||10 units|
|ENGG3500||Managing Engineering Projects||10 units|
|SURV3350||Analysis of Observations||10 units|
|SURV3510||Geodesy 1||10 units|
|SURV3610||Photogrammetry 1||10 units|
|SURV3650||Spatial Data Systems and Remote Sensing||10 units|
|SURV3930||Land Boundary Definition||10 units|
|CIVL4201||Geotechnical and Geoenviromental Engineering||10 units|
|CIVL4450||Water Engineering||10 units|
|CIVL4660||Project S2||10 units|
|SURV4110||Industrial Surveying||10 units|
|SURV4410||Astronomy and Satellite Positioning||10 units|
|SURV4730||Town Planning||10 units|
Directed Course List
All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning at http://www.newcastle.edu.au/current-staff/teaching-and-research/teaching-resources/supporting-students
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.
All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/international/while-you-are-here/orientation to find out more about the support services available to international students.
Students with a disability who require reasonable adjustments to undertake their program should contact the Disability Support Service before semester or early in the semester. Some adjustments need up to 4 weeks lead time to organise, so it is imperative that early contact is made. The Disability Support Service and relevant Faculty and School officers will work together to ensure reasonable adjustments are provided in a timely manner.
Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student's responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. Please visit http://www.newcastle.edu.au/service/disability/ for more information.