Edith Cowan University (RTO 4756)
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4 years full-time; 8 years part-time
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Civil Engineering Draftsperson | Civil Engineer | Engineer
You like working with details and have a knack for problem-solving. Turn it into a rewarding professional career as an engineer with this Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) 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.
The branch of engineering that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the human-made environment, including buildings, roads, bridges, tunnels, dams and other large physical structures, civil engineering is an interesting and exciting field with strong job opportunities. In this course you'll build relevant skills across a range of core civil engineering areas, including surveying, soil mechanics, engineering geology, structural analysis and design, hydrology, and transportation engineering, as well as construction technology and site management.
With a focus on building industry-relevant skills, this course offers opportunities for teamwork, practical experience and leadership work. You'll graduate with strong skills in analysis, critical thinking, project management and leadership, and have the opportunity to complete work experience, connecting engineering theory and practice.
This qualification is accredited by Engineers Australia and is recognised nationally.
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.
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) Honours from Edith Cowan University.
This qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and experience required to pursue employment in the exciting field of civil engineering, with competencies in all major areas of civil engineering and project leadership. Civil engineers have strong employment opportunities in many sectors of industry, including road and transport, construction, mining and resource, public utilities, defence, and consulting.
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 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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