Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

Study Area


Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Engineering (Civil) provides graduate Engineers with discipline-specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced civil engineering. This degree covers many areas including sustainable infrastructure, environmental protection, the conservation of resources, as well as the traditional disciplines of structural, geotechnical and transportation engineering. This course is also suitable for practising civil engineers with relevant work experience in engineering infrastructure constructions. This degree The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. It is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer. What you will study You will complete core subjects in Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Innovation and Design, Structural Design Based on Australian Standards, Advanced Computer Applications, Sustainable Roads and Railway Engineering, Construction Management and Engineering Research Methods. For the Civil Engineering major you will study subjects in Advanced Foundation Engineering, Advanced Soil Mechanics, Engineering Hydrology and Tunnelling and Underground Construction. You will also complete an advanced project.


Average Score



6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking

"#7 in Australia for Engineering-Civil and Structural, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020"