Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

Flinders University
Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
March July
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 25,932
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 102,596

About this course

This degree prepares you for a career as a professional civil engineer, who are currently in high demand.

Entry Requirements

  • SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Mathematical Studies or equivalent. Knowledge of SACE Stage 2 Physics or equivalent is assumed.

English Language Requirements:

  • Achieved the required level for the course you are applying for; or
  • Successful completion of an approved secondary or tertiary qualification, taught in the English language in a country where English is the official language or the main language spoken (for English levels 1-3 only) with evidence no more than five years old on the proposed date of commencement of the course; or
  • Successfully completed a pre-course English program from an approved ELICOS Provider.
  • Other evidence of English language proficiency may be accepted. 


First year

A typical first year may include:

  • core topics in electronics, professional skills, engineering design, engineering programming, engineering physics and materials, engineering mechanics, and mathematics.

Second year

A typical second year may include:

  • core topics in engineering mathematics, mechanics and structures, fluid mechanics, infrastructure systems engineering, civil engineering design, engineering geology and geomechanics, structural engineering, and geographical information systems.

Third year

A typical third year may include:

  • core topics in geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transport systems engineering, hydraulics and water engineering, project management for engineering and science, and workplace preparation
  • a 20-week industry placement.

Honours year

A typical honours year may include:

  • a major civil engineering honours thesis allowing high-performing students to progress to a higher degree by research
  • topics in advanced civil engineering design, and standards, ethics and compliance
  • design of a major piece of infrastructure
  • a selection of electives in allied science and engineering areas.

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