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Degree

Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) ( Coursework )

Course code: #MC257

master

Degree

Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) ( Coursework )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $42,240 AUD

  • Application fee

    Free

  • Duration

    2 years

  • PSW

    2 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

  • CRICOS Code

    087986M

Highlights
Research Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 02-March-2022 2022-03-02
Winter-July 30-June-2022 2022-06-30
Fall-February 31-January-2023 2023-01-31
Winter-July 30-June-2023 2023-06-30

Overview

Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering)

The Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) is designed to  deepen your knowledge in the civil engineering fields of design, infrastructure planning, sustainability, project management and transport engineering.

The curriculum, shaped by senior academics and industry professionals, provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in civil engineering to enhance your career prospects in relevant industry sectors. 

Step up into roles including project leader, designer, consultant and manager with the knowledge and skills to lead construction projects and introduce new infrastructure and transport systems.

Gain knowledge in high-demand areas such as:

  • infrastructure planning and management
  • infrastructure asset management
  • railway infrastructure
  • engineering geology and advanced laboratory testing
  • stability of earth structures
  • advanced transport infrastructure

With an emphasis on project-based and multidisciplinary learning, you will develop your professional engineering competencies in teamwork, leadership, problem-solving, communication and research.

RMIT University is ranked among the top 10 universities in Australia for studies in civil engineering, and engineering and technology (2021 QS Rankings by Subject). 

Multiple campuses

Some project work may be based on the Bundoora campus.

Industry connections

This degree has vital links with industry through its Industry Advisory Committee and through research and teaching collaborations. 

Many teaching staff are from local industry or have extensive previous industry experience and well-developed contact networks. Many are currently engaged in industry-funded research projects.

These attributes, when integrated into teaching and courseware development, ensure that your learning experience is industry-relevant and work-integrated. 

The Research Project subject, undertaken in second year, provides opportunities for Work Integrated Learning through industry-based projects.

Note: You will not need to pay any application fee but some of African countries will need to deposit of AU$100 application fee.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$42,240

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,316
Accommodation 1 bed room 0
Tuition 1 person $42,240

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.38 AUD / 1 hour

in Australia every student can work 40 hour per fortnight

Required documents

  1. Academic/Official Transcripts
  2. Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  3. Passport or Visa Documents (If Applicable)
  4. Official translations of documents in a language other than English
  5. Graduation/completion certificates

Note: Documents must be certified.

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

79
12
listening
21
writing
18
speaking
13
reading

PTE

58
50
listening
50
writing
50
speaking
50
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you don't meet the English language test scores Complete an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Advanced Plus Certificate at RMIT English Worldwide as follows:

RMIT English Worldwide (REW):

REW courses are available in 6 levels with Entry requirements as follow:

REW levels of study  Elementary 
(10 weeks)  
Pre-Intermediate
(10 weeks)  
Intermediate 
(10 weeks)  
Upper-Intermediate 
(10 weeks)  
Advanced 
(10 weeks) 
Advanced Plus 
(10 weeks) 
IELTS  / IELTS Indicator
 
3.5 
no band <3.0  
4.0 
no band
<3.5  
4.5 
no band
< 4.0  
5.0 
no band
<4.5  
5.5 
no band
<5.0  
6.0 
No band 
<5.5 
TOEFL iBT   / TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition28  30  33  40  (Minimum: Listening 3, Reading 3, Speaking 12, Writing 12)50  (Minimum: Listening 5, Reading 5, Speaking 14, Writing 15)60  (Minimum: Listening 9, Reading 10, Speaking 16, Writing 19)
PTE 23  30  33  36  42  50  
CAE----162169

Academic background and requirement

Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or international equivalent) in Engineering, Science or Technology with a major in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Engineering systems, Structural or Mining engineering with a GPA of at least 2.0 (60-69%) out of 4.0.

Applicants who have a successfully completed a relevant degree (as above) with a GPA of at least 1.5 out of 4, will be considered if they have at least 3 years of relevant industry experience.

OR

Successful completion of an Australian postgraduate qualification (or international equivalent) in a related discipline (as above).

OR

Applicants without any relevant prior qualification will be considered if they have at least 10 years of relevant industry experience.

International qualifications are assessed for comparability to Australian qualifications according to the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).

Exemptions

Some applicants may be eligible for exemptions. Approved exemptions may change the duration of their study in the program.

Career opportunities

  • Engineering Project Manager.
  • Senior Civil Engineer.
  • Engineering Manager.
  • Civil Engineer.
  • Architect.
  • Engineering Inspectors and Regulatory Officers.
  • Civil Engineering Technologist.
  • Building Control Surveyor

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