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Civil and Construction Engineering
MDDU-CCOEN

Civil and Construction Engineering

Undergraduate double degree major

Civil engineering involves the application of scientific and technological principles to the design and construction of facilities for the welfare of the community.

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  • ATAR
    Guaranteed ATAR 80
  • Qualification
    Civil and Construction Engineering Double Degree Major (BEng Hons/BCom)
  • Credit
    750
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Select your preferred degree

This course belongs to multiple degrees. Select the single degree or double degree below to see the application deadlines.

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Why study Civil and Construction Engineering at Curtin?

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Curtin is ranked in the top one per cent of universities worldwide.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Get the Curtin edge

Access to leadership programs, specialist facilities and industry placements give you a competitive edge in the job market.

Global education

You’ll have access to a range of international study opportunities.

Outline

Outline

This double degree is an extended, optional program for engineering students. As well developing your civil and construction engineering skills, you will further develop your business skills, giving you an added level of experience to take into the first stage of your engineering career.

To satisfy professional requirements, students must complete at least 12 weeks, or equivalent, of exposure to professional engineering practice. This requirement can be met by appropriate work experience or through a combination of technical and non-technical activities.

This major sits within the double degree combination of Bachelor of Engineering and Bachelor of Commerce.

See our handbook for more course information.

How this course will make you industry ready

This is a professional and practical-orientated course that will equip you to be work-ready as soon as you graduate.

What jobs can the Civil and Construction Engineering Double Degree Major (BEng Hons/BCom) lead to?

Careers

  • Civil engineer
  • Construction engineer
  • Site engineer
  • Structural engineer
  • Geotechnical engineer
  • Mining engineer

Industries

  • Construction
  • Consulting
  • Contracting
  • Government
  • Mining
  • Transportation
  • Water supply

Further study

What you'll learn

  • integrate knowledge from all Civil and Construction Engineering sub-disciplines to design and construct civil engineering works
  • acquire and evaluate information to facilitate design and construction of civil engineering works
  • integrate learning with client requirements to produce feasible practical, sustainable solutions
  • communicate effectively with plans and reports to all stakeholders
  • identify and use suitable technologies to complete civil engineering works successfully
  • continually extend and build on professional understanding and skills acquired during the undergraduate learning
  • practise civil engineering with a global perspective and appropriate international standards
  • recognize the impact of cultural and environmental diversity in implementing civil engineering works
  • demonstrate leadership, professional behaviour and ethical practice in the context of civil engineering projects

Professional recognition

Graduates fulfil the stage one competencies required by Engineers Australia.

Admission criteria

What you need in order to get into this course. There are different pathway options depending on your level of work and education experience.

Select an option that best suits you:

You’re considered someone with work and life experience if:

You have left secondary education more than two years ago (i.e. who are not classified as recent secondary education applicants) and have not undertaken vocational education training (VET) or higher education study since then.

How we define ‘experience’
‘Experience’ includes a combination of factors sufficient to demonstrate readiness for higher education such as mature-age entry, professional experience whether completion of the Special Tertiary Admission Test (STAT) is required or not, community involvement or work experience. Applicants may have undertaken non-formal programs that have helped prepare them for tertiary education or are relevant to the proposed higher education field of study.

ATAR pathway

  • Guaranteed ATAR 80

    This course has a guaranteed ATAR of 80

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR and at least one of the following: Physics ATAR, Chemistry ATAR, Engineering Studies ATAR, or equivalent.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR, or equivalent.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.0

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

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You’re considered someone who studied at TAFE or have done an apprenticeship if:

Applicants with vocational education and training (VET) study are those whose highest level of study since leaving secondary education is a VET course. This includes study at a public TAFE or other VET provider, whether a qualification was completed or not. Applicants with VET study may have other qualifications such as a Year 10 or Year 12 secondary school certificate.

ATAR pathway

  • Guaranteed ATAR 80

    This course has a guaranteed ATAR of 80

  • Essential WACE subjects (prerequisites)

    Mathematics Methods ATAR and at least one of the following: Physics ATAR, Chemistry ATAR, Engineering Studies ATAR, or equivalent.

  • Desirable WACE subjects

    Mathematics Specialist ATAR, or equivalent.

Please see our correlation comparability for previous TEE subjects, WACE courses and WACE ATAR courses.

English requirements

Curtin requires all applicants to demonstrate proficiency in English. Specific English requirements for this course are outlined in the IELTS table below.

You may demonstrate English proficiency using the following tests and qualifications.

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)

Writing

6.0

Speaking

6.0

Reading

6.0

Listening

6.0

Overall band score

6.0

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

Pathway finder tool

Unsure what option suits you?

We’re here to help you navigate the complexities of university admission. Choose the support you need from the options below.

Find your pathway to Curtin

Think you don’t have the marks or qualifications to study at Curtin? We have several pathways to help you meet admission. Use our pathway finder to find your best way to studying with us.

Pathway finder tool
Credit for recognised learning (CRL)

Use your experience to get credit towards your degree

Finish your course sooner with credit for your previous study or work experience.

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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