Course Description

In this program, you’ll gain the practical and technical skills to work with civil engineers on the design and construction of infrastructure projects.

This course provides a pathway to an engineering degree. Civil and structural engineering involves the design and construction of roads, airports, railways, buildings, bridges, dams and drainage systems.

You’ll develop skills:

  • using computer-aided drafting (CAD) software to produce detailed drawings, plans and designs for construction work
  • doing cost estimates and preparing material specifications
  • liaising with construction workers and project managers
  • inspecting completed works to ensure they meet specifications and regulations
  • conducting laboratory and/or field testing of materials, soil and water quality.



Duration

2 years full time, 4 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 57.6% (national average 48.3%)
Improved skills: 83.2% (national average 83.1%)
Overall satisfaction: 77.2% (national average 74.4%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Engineering undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 70.5% (national average 76.8%)
Studying full time: 22.9% (national average 13.7%)
Median full time salary: $60,000 (national average $63,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Code: C6162

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or equivalent.


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