- 2019



Commencement year

This area of study entry applies to students commencing this course in 2019 and should be read in conjunction with the relevant course entry in the Handbook.

Any units listed for this area of study relate only to the 'Requirements' outlined in the component of any bachelors double degrees.

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

Contact details

EngineeringEngineering (http://www.monash.edu/engineering/about-us/contact-us)


Clayton Malaysia

Civil engineers design, construct, maintain and operate infrastructure for the benefit of society. You will acquire skills, knowledge and experience in mechanics; transport, traffic and road engineering; building structures and technology; design of concrete and masonry structures; bridge design and assessment; geomechanics; and hydrology.


Levels 2, 3 and 4

Parts C, D. Civil engineering knowledge, application and practice (108 points)

Students complete:

  • CIV2206 Structural mechanics
  • CIV2225 Design of steel and timber structures
  • CIV2242 Geomechanics 1
  • CIV2263 Water systems
  • CIV2282 Transport and traffic engineering
  • ENG2005 Advanced engineering mathematics
  • CIV3204 Engineering investigation
  • CIV3221 Building structures and technology
  • CIV3247 Geomechanics 2
  • CIV3248 Groundwater and environmental geomechanics
  • CIV3284 Design of concrete and masonry structures
  • CIV3285 Engineering hydrology
  • CIV4210 Project A
  • CIV4212 Civil and environmental engineering practice
  • CIV4280 Bridge design and assessment
  • CIV4286 Project management for civil engineers
  • CIV4287 Road engineering
  • CIV4288 Water treatment

Part E. Elective study (36 points)

Single degree students complete a. and b. below:

  1. 12 points of electives at level 2 or 3 from one of the following options:
  2. 24 points of level 3 and 4 units from the list of technical electives below

    For students completing a double degree, some units required for the partner degree are credited as electives towards this degree.

Civil engineering technical electives

  • ENE1621 Environmental engineering
  • ENG1021 Spatial communication in engineering
  • RSE1010 Natural resources engineering
  • CIV2283 Civil engineering construction
  • ENE2503 Materials properties and recycling
  • RSE2010 Fixed plant engineering and project management
  • RSE4111 Numerical modelling
  • CIV4211 Project B
  • CIV4234 Advanced structural analysis
  • CIV4235 Advanced structural design
  • CIV4248 Ground hazards engineering
  • CIV4249 Foundation engineering
  • CIV4261 Integrated urban water management
  • CIV4268 Water resources management
  • CIV4283 Transport planning
  • CIV4284 Traffic systems
  • An approved engineering technical elective chosen in consultation with the course adviser

Relevant courses


Single degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:

  • E3001 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Students in other single bachelor's degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.

Double degrees

Successful completion of this undergraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) component in the following double degrees:

  • E3009 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Architectural Design
  • E3002 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Arts
  • E3004 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • E3005 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce
  • E3007 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Bachelor of Science
  • L3002 Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)