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Geomechanical Engineering

University of Sydney

18 months
Duration
47500 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
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About

The Geomechanical Engineering program at the University of Sydney will build on your engineering undergraduate degree. You’ll develop specialised technical knowledge in geomechanical engineering, learning how to examine soil and rock layers and determine their physical and chemical properties to design foundations and earthworks structures. 

Overview

The Geomechanical Engineering program at the University of Sydney will allow you to build on your existing engineering undergraduate degree by developing specialised technical knowledge in geomechanical engineering.

Commonwealth Supported Places 

The Master of Engineering degrees have a limited amount of Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) available to domestic students in 2018.  No additional application is necessary, all domestic applicants for this degree will be considered for CSP.

Career Pathways

Graduates of the Master of Engineering (Geomechanical Engineering) will have achieved the higher levels of specialisation necessary to excel in their chosen field. Professional engineering skills developed throughout the course will reflect current industry standards in order to provide graduates with enhanced opportunities for advancement in their careers. New opportunities to progress into areas such as research and innovation in their field will also be possible following the completion of this course.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Concrete Structures 
  • Advanced Research and Analysis 
  • Advanced Water Resources Engineering 
  • Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics  
  • Energy Geotechnics 
  • Engineering Behaviour of Soils 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 077463K 

  • an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree in the relevant discipline with a credit average (65 percent) or equivalent qualification or
  • an Australian Bachelor of Engineering degree in the relevant discipline or equivalent, and five years relevant professional work experience or
  • the relevant University of Sydney Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate in Engineering with a credit average (65 percent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    47500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 47500 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Student Contribution Amount (SCA) for year 1: $7,950 (indicative only)

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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