Course summary

Looking to progress your career in the civil construction industry?

The course is designed for school leavers or those with a trade qualification who are looking to upskill and move into supervisory roles. It has a focus on developing technical and practical skills needed by industry. 

Graduate opportunities exist as site supervisors and project managers in the civil construction industry. This course also provides a pathway to further study in civil engineering at a Bachelor or Associate Degree level.

Students complete the equivalent of eight core units.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

Exercise critical judgement to identify problems and contribute to their solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Creativity

Exercise creative thinking to develop strategies to resolve issues and identify solutions in defined civil construction engineering and management settings.

Ethical practice

Apply ethical and sustainable values and practices within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Knowledge of a discipline

Apply theoretical and technical knowledge and skills within defined contexts in the field of civil construction engineering and management.

Lifelong learning

Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own learning and work in defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Communication and social skills

Communicate information, concepts and solutions, individually and/or in a team, within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

Cultural competence

Demonstrate an awareness of diverse cultural perspectives within defined civil construction engineering and management contexts.

All students will need to undertake at least one seven-week work placement. Ideally, you will complete the entire course while working in industry, although this is not mandatory.


Course overview

Course code

2125103

Course abbreviation

DipEng(Construction)

Credit points

96

Equivalent units

8

Domestic duration

2 years part-time

International duration

1 year full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Session UAC code QTAC code
Online 1 N/A N/A

Domestic fees

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Session Annual Fees CRICOS
Online 2 N/A N/A

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

To be eligible to receive the Diploma of Civil Construction (Engineering and Management), students must complete 96 credit points comprising 12 core units.


Course progressions

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Title Level of learning Note

Year 1, Session 1

MAT10001 - Foundation Mathematics Introductory

Year 1, Study Period 2

ENO51001 - Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drafting Introductory

Year 1, Study Period 3

ENO61001 - Computer Aided Design Applications Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

EDU10010 - Language and Learning in your Discipline Introductory

Year 1, Study Period 5

ENG51001 - Construction Site Safety and Risk Management Introductory

Year 2, Study Period 1

ENG61002 - Environmental Sustainability in Construction Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

ENG10759 - Processes and Philosophy of Engineering Introductory

Year 2, Study Period 2

ENG61004 - Construction Materials - Soils Introductory
Year 2, Study Period 4
SUR61001 - Surveying Fundamentals Introductory
ENG61003 - Construction Materials - Concrete Introductory
Year 2, Study Period 5
ENG62004 - Road and Pavement Design Intermediate
ENG62001 - Civil Construction Career Development Intermediate
Year 2, Study Period 6
ENG61001 - Civil Construction Planning and Compliance Introductory