- 2018



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Engineering

Offered by

Department of Civil Engineering



Geomechanics studies allows you to develop knowledge associated with rock and soil mechanics, ground water, geotechnical structure analysis and design, and geotechnical construction and management. It will equip you with advanced geotechnical engineering skills to design and construct various geotechnical structures. New graduates, professionals and managers who are keen to upgrade their existing design and management skills will develop advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in the area of geomechanics and geotechnology.


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following course:

  • E6006 Master of Civil Engineering

Students in other courses are not eligible to complete this specialisation.