Undergraduate Courses
  • Students are to follow the requirements of the Handbook for the year they commenced the course.

    However, the subject links below do not contain the subject information for the current year. You can view current subject information through the new Course Handbook.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Environmental Engineering)

The course information on this page is for new students commencing their degree in 2016 only. 

Students should follow the rules and requirements for the year that they commenced their course. The online course information for years prior to 2016 are available from the Archives link in the menu.

Students should also review current subject availabilities via the Subject Descriptions link in the menu.

Academic Program Director
Civil: Dr Neaz Sheikh Email: msheikh@uow.edu.au
Environmental: A/PR Muttucumaru Sivakumar Email: siva@uow.edu.au

Course Structure

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Year 1
ENGG100Engineering Computing and Analysis6Autumn
ENGG102Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics6Autumn
ENGG103Materials in Design6Autumn
MATH141Foundations of Engineering Mathematics6Autumn
ENGG104Electrical Systems6Spring
ENGG105Engineering Design for Sustainability6Spring
MATH142Essentials of Engineering Mathematics6Spring
PHYS143Physics For Engineers6Spring
Year 2
CHEM103Introductory Chemistry For Engineers6Autumn
ENGG251Mechanics of Solids6Autumn
ENGG252Engineering Fluid Mechanics6Autumn
MATH283Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics6Autumn
CIVL245Construction Materials6Spring
EESC252Geology for Engineers I6Spring
ENVE220Water Quality and Ecological Engineering6Spring
Year 3
CIVL322Hydraulics and Hydrology6Autumn
ENVE311Pollution Control and Cleaner Production6Autumn
ENVE377Membrane Science and Technology6Autumn
ENVE320Environmental Engineering Design for Sustainability6Spring
CHEM214Analytical and Environmental Chemistry6Spring
ENVE221Air and Noise Pollution Control Engineering6Spring
Plus ONE elective from List A of the Civil or Environmental Engineering elective subjects6Spring
Year 4
CIVL311Structural Design 16Autumn
CIVL352Structures 16Autumn
ENVE420Water Resources Engineering6Autumn
ENVE421Integrated Environmental Engineering Design6Spring
CIVL314Structural Design 26Spring
ENGG378Sustainable Energy Technologies6Spring
Plus ONE elective from List A of the Civil or Environmental Engineering elective subjects6Autumn
Year 5
CIVL462Principles of Foundation Engineering6Autumn
ENGG461Managing Engineering Projects6Autumn
CIVL454Structures 26Spring
CIVL444Civil Engineering Design6Spring
ENVE410Site Remediation Engineering6Spring
ENGG454Professional Experience0Autumn, Spring
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students must complete ONE of the following two research options:
ENGG452Thesis A12Annual
ENGG453Thesis B*18Annual
Bachelor of Engineering (Scholar) (Honours) students must complete ENGG453
ENGG453Thesis B18Annual 
 Plus ONE elective from List A of the Civil or Environmental Engineering elective subjects  6 Autumn

* 18 credit point thesis is equivalent to the 12 credit point thesis and one 6 credit point elective.

Credit Arrangements

Refer to UOW's credit arrangements for information on how to apply for credit.

Professional Recognition/Accreditation

UOW's engineering programs are accredited by Engineers Australia and relevant world engineering bodies through the Washington Accord. This ensures recognition by equivalent professional bodies in the USA, UK, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Ireland, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore and other countries. 

UOW is a member of the Group of Eight (Go8) Deans of Engineering and Associates, in recognition of its being among the top Australian engineering faculties. This achievement is a direct result of our world class reputation in teaching and research. 

Other Information

Further information is available at:
Email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 24 March, 2016