Melbourne Polytechnic
Melbourne Polytechnic

Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)

Bachelor Degree

Course description



4 yrs

Study mode



Start date


Two intakes per year: February, July

  • Specialise in structural engineering, municipal engineering/transportation or construction management with this Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
  • Option to exit after 2 years with an Associate Degree
  • Learn from highly qualified teachers on campus in Epping

Course details

Entry requirements

VCE Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or at least 20 in English other than EAL, AND a study score of at least 20 in Mathematical Methods or Specialist Mathematics

Students lacking the mathematics prerequisite may complete a bridging course in Engineering Mathematics

Start dates
Two intakes per year: February, July
Full-time: 4 years | Part-time: 8 years
Study mode
Education institution
Melbourne Polytechnic (RTO 3075)
The course price can vary depending on a few factors, including your citizenship or whether you have completed any other courses. To find out more, contact the course provider.
Payment options

Have a question or ready to enrol?

Visit Melbourne Polytechnic's website for more information, or to enrol.

Course content

39 units

  • Professional engineering
  • Engineering skills 1
  • Engineering mathematics 1
  • Surveying
  • Engineering principles
  • Civil engineering construction
  • Mechanics of structures 1
  • Engineering skills 2
  • Mechanics of structures 2
  • Environmental sustainable design
  • Engineering mathematics 2
  • Construction materials
  • Computer aided engineering
  • Principles of geomechanics
  • Engineering management 1
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Minor engineering project
  • Design of concrete structures 1
  • Design of steel structures 1
  • Advanced structural analysis
  • Engineering mathematics 3
  • Geotechnical engineering 1
  • Design of concrete structures 2
  • Design of steel structures 2
  • Roads design and construction
  • Planning and subdivision
  • Construction law
  • Urban water resources
  • Infrastructure maintenance and management
  • Engineering management 2
  • Construction operations
  • Geotechnical engineering 2
  • Design of timber structures
  • Cost engineering
  • Water network design
  • Transportation engineering
  • Environmental and sustainable practice
  • Integrated management systems
  • Major engineering project

What you’ll learn

  • Formalise client requirements
  • Develop specifications
  • Conduct literature surveys
  • Develop and optimise solutions and detailed design evaluations

Support and delivery

When you study with Melbourne Polytechnic, you have access to:

  • Studiosity - an online platform where subject specialists answer all your study questions
  • Student counselling services
  • Help finding accommodation
  • Financial and study concerns support
  • Fitness and health facilities
  • Disability support services
  • Libraries and bookshops

Other institutions that also offer this course



RTO 40939

Undecided about this course?

Course information on this page has not been endorsed by the education provider.