2017 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 Mining Engineering) | 2017

This information is for students commencing their course in 2017. Students follow the rules and requirements for the year they commenced their course. Please refer to the Archives link in the menu for years prior to 2017. 

Course Structure

Subject CodeSubject NameCredit PointsSession(s)
Year 1
ENGG102Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics6Autumn
ENGG103Materials in Design6Autumn
ENGG105Engineering Design for Sustainability6Autumn
MATH141Foundations of Engineering Mathematics6Autumn, Spring
ENGG100Engineering Computing and Analysis6Spring
ENGG104Electrical Systems6Spring
PHYS143Physics For Engineers6Spring
MATH142Essentials of Engineering Mathematics6Spring, Summer 2017/2018
Year 2
CHEM103Introductory Chemistry For Engineers6Autumn
MINE211Surface Mining Methods6Autumn
ENGG251Mechanics of Solids6Autumn
MATH283Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics6Autumn
CIVL245Construction Materials6Spring
EESC252Geology for Engineers I6Spring
MINE220Underground Mining Methods6Spring
Year 3
CIVL311Structural Design 16Autumn
MINE312Mine Ventilation6Autumn
ENGG252Engineering Fluid Mechanics6Autumn
CIVL314Structural Design 26Spring
MINE324Mineral Processing6Spring
CIVL201Computer Modelling in Civil Engineering6Spring
Year 4
CIVL322Hydraulics and Hydrology6Autumn
CIVL352Structures 16Autumn
MINE322Foundations of Mine Planning6Autumn
MINE411Health & Safety in Mines6Autumn
MINE323Mining Geomechanics6Spring
MINE333Resource Estimation6Spring
CIVL454Structures 26Spring
Year 5
CIVL462Principles of Foundation Engineering6Autumn
MINE416Mine Valuation6Autumn
ENGG461Managing Engineering Projects6Autumn
MINE422Mine Planning and Development6Spring
CIVL444Civil Engineering Design6Spring
ENGG454 Professional Experience0 Annual
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) students complete ONE of the following two research options:
ENGG452Thesis A12Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
ENGG453Thesis B18Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
Bachelor of Engineering Scholar (Honours) students complete ENGG453
ENGG453Thesis B18Annual, Spring 2017/Autumn 2018
For students in ENGG452: ONE electives from List A of the Civil or Mining Engineering elective subjects.
For students completing ENGG453 you are not required to complete an elective. 

* The 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 engineering 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

Academic Program Director

Civil: Dr Neaz Sheikh email: msheikh@uow.edu.au
Mining: A/PR Ernest Baafi email: ebaafi@uow.edu.au

The Academic Program Director may change every session. Please contact the faculty for more information.  

Email: eis@uow.edu.au

Last reviewed: 28 February, 2017