Civil and Infrastructure Engineering

University of South Australia

24 months
36900 AUD/year
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In this Civil and Infrastructure Engineering degree from University of South Australia you’ll develop sophisticated skills in engineering research methods and project management which you will use on a major civil engineering design project, with industry representatives as your clients. You will also complete a master thesis.


Degree overview

  • Work on structural and geotechnical engineering for critical infrastructure, such as bridges, buildings, roads, water systems and transport systems.
  • Benefit from links to the Natural and Built Environments Research Centre.
  • This Civil and Infrastructure Engineering degree from University of South Australia helps you learn in industry-standard specialist facilities, and use high-tech testing and computer modelling equipment.
  • Online and part-time study options available.
  • Ranked number one in South Australia for engineering research with research rated well above world-class.

Career outcomes

Your career

There are a wide range of career options for highly qualified engineers, with employment opportunities in engineering consulting firms, construction companies, and local, state and federal government. You could consider:

  • engineering project manager: ensuring projects are completed according to project plans; managing project team resources; scheduling, preparation and resource forecasting for engineering and other technical activities; managing vendors and suppliers
  • engineering operations manager: supervising and leading teams of engineers, scientists and technicians who work on projects; overseeing production and quality control; directing operations, testing and maintenance; planning and scheduling, client consulting, budgetary responsibilities
  • civil engineer: responsible for the design, construction and testing of physical infrastructure; assesses the impact of large scale projects on the environment
  • structural engineer: works with architects, builders, mechanical, electrical and chemical engineers to make sure all parts of a structure are safe and fit for purpose; makes sure materials are used efficiently and appropriately

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soil Mechanics 
  • Steel and Timber Design 
  • Research Data Analysis 
  • Geotechnical Engineering 
  • Reinforced Concrete Design 
  • Advanced soil Mechanics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • If you require a student visa, you will need to allow additional time to apply for a student visa.




On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements


  • Applicants must have successfully completed a Bachelor degree in civil engineering or a related discipline. A related discipline may be other four-year duration engineering or science degrees depending on the specialisation selected.
  • Applicants who have successfully completed a Bachelor degree in civil engineering or equivalent, or a Graduate Certificate in civil engineering, are eligible to enter the program with 0.5 EFTSL Advanced Standing and complete the program in 1.5 years of full time study or equivalent part time study. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36900 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth Supported


Commonwealth supported students are charged a portion of the cost of their higher education through a student contribution. The Australian Government also contributes to part of the cost, through the Commonwealth contribution.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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