Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Civil Engineer | Environmental Engineer | Engineer
Develop advanced skills for a contemporary professional engineering career with this Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environmental) Honours course from Edith Cowan University.
Designed for students seeking to start a career in engineering, this entry-level qualification offers the essential skills, knowledge and experience required to work in the exciting field of civil engineering with strong a focus on the environmental impact and influences of projects.
Civil engineering considers the design, construction and maintenance of the human-made environment, including buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels, dams and other large physical structures, and environmental engineering examines the impact of engineering projects on the quality of land, water and air, and provide environmental analyses to identify and mitigate environmental threats.
If you're interested in applying your skills and knowledge to developing sustainable civil projects for a modern, changing world, this qualification is for you.
This qualification will provide a sound foundation in physical and engineering sciences, and specialist civil and environmental engineering study in areas including structural analysis and design, hydrology and hydraulics, and construction technology and site management, and project management.
With a focus on building industry-relevant skills, this course offers opportunities for teamwork, practical experience and leadership work, and is accredited by Engineers Australia.
You may be eligible to apply for this course at ECU if you meet the following requirements:
Please note that School Leaver applicants will require completion of WACE or equivalent.
If none of the above applies to you, but you have work and life experience, you may be eligible to apply via ECU's Experience-Based Entry Scheme.
Special Admissions Requirements: All applicants are required to have Mathematics: Methods ATAR, with equivalents considered, and Physics ATAR or Engineering Studies ATAR, with equivalents considered. It is desirable that all applicants have Mathematics: Specialist ATAR, with equivalents considered.
In this engineering course, the subjects you may study include:
Students feel happy, well supported and well educated when they study with ECU, in fact, in the 2018 QILT survey, Edith Cowan University received the highest student experience rating of all Australian public universities.
When you study with ECU, you’ll have access to expert course advice, counselling, diversity and disability services, transnational and national program support, student success programs, careers and employability services... just to name a few.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Environment) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the exciting fields of civil and environmental engineering.
You'll be able to pursue employment in a broad range of industries, drawing on competencies in both civil engineering and environmental engineering. You may work on infrastructure development projects (roads and transportation, urban development), with public utilities (water supply, waste disposal), in mining (planning and operations) or consulting (project management).
This qualification is nationally recognised as an engineering qualification and is accredited by Engineers Australia.
Wondering where a career in engineering could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Fees may be paid up-front, or financial assistance is available to help with study costs. Eligible students can apply for a HECS-HELP study loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Edith Cowan University also offers student loans and scholarship opportunities to eligible applicants.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $45,881 (2019-20 income year).
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