Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia

Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia

Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia
Tn AryalWed Feb 09 2022

Civil Engineering includes the design and study of different types of structures such as bridges, roads, hydropower, buildings, etc. 

Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia is commonly a 4 years course which is offered by several topped rank universities. 

The tuition fee for the first year of the program ranges from A$ 27,000 to A$ 52,000. 

With a combination of a bachelor's degree in engineering, research reports, and professional experience one becomes eligible to apply for the professional engineer's license in Australia. The average salary of civil engineering in Australia is A$ 80,000 per year.

Why study Bachelor of Engineering in Australia?

  •       Huge scope of civil engineering in Australia
  •       Generous amount of scholarships available to international students
  •       Accredited courses make one eligible for obtaining a professional engineer's license
  •       Internationally recognized degree
  •       Options to select a specialization track or complete a bachelor's degree without any concentration

Top Universities for Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia

Bachelor's degree in civil engineering is offered by several high-ranked universities in Australia. Programs are commonly offered as a Bachelor's in civil engineering or bachelor of engineering with a major in civil engineering.

Rank (QS 2022)

University

Program

Course Duration

Tuition fee per year

38

The University of Sydney

Bachelor of Engineering Honors: Civil Engineering

4 years

A$ 52,000

47

The University of Queensland

Bachelor of Engineering Honors: Civil Engineering

4 years

A$ 46,112

58

Monash University

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

4 years

A$ 48,300

194

Curtin University

Bachelor of Engineering Honors: Civil Engineering

4 years

A$ 35,700

197

University of Newcastle

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

4 years

A$ 38,585

206

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT)

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)

4 years

A$ 41,280

213

Queensland University of Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil)

4 years

A$ 39,300

283

Deakin University

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

4 years

A$ 36,400

321

Swinburne University of Technology

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil and Infrastructure) (Honours)

4 years

A$ 38,600

362

La Trobe University

Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Honours)

4 years

A$ 35,600

407

Flinders University

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours)

4 years

A$ 39,000

436

University of Canberra

Bachelor Of Engineering (Honours)

4 years

A$ 35,600

601 - 650

Victoria University

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil Engineering)

4 years

A$ 35,600

651 - 700

Edith Cowan University

Bachelor Of Engineering (Civil) Honours

4 years

A$ 34,900

701 - 750

University of Southern Queensland

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Major Civil Engineering

4 years

A$ 27,290

Bachelor of Civil Engineering Entry Requirement

The University of Sydney

  •       For Indian applicants, a high school certificate with a  score of 85 to 88 is required. For applicants with qualifications that are not recognized an SAT score of 1210 or an ACT score of 24 is required along with the high school degree.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.5 with at least 6.0 in each section or a TOEFL score of 85 or a PTE score of 61.

The University of Queensland

  •       A high school degree with courses taken in English, mathematics, physics, and chemistry. Indian applicants have required a score of 77.5 and applicants with qualifications that are not listed are considered on an individual basis.
  •       TOEFL score of 87 overall with 21 in writing and 19 in all other sections or IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each mode of communication or a PTE score of 64 with no section below 60.

Monash University

  •       For Indian applicants, a score of 81% is required for applying with the All India Senior School Certificate and 76% for the Indian school certificate examination. Applicants with an unlisted qualification are considered individually.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each section of communication or a TOEFL score of 79 overall with at least 12 in listening, 13 in reading, 18 in speaking, and 21 in writing or a PTE score of 58 overall with no section below 50.

Curtin University

  •       For Indian applicants, a score of 65% is required in the All India School Certificate or CBSE. For applicants from Nepal, completion of 1 year of 4-years bachelor's is required.
  •       65% in high school English (for Indian applicants) or an IELTS score of 6.0 overall and in each band or a TOEFL score of 68 overall with at least 13 in reading and listening, 18 in speaking and 21 in writing or a PTE score of 50 overall and each section.

University of Newcastle

  •       Certificate of completion of high school with higher-level mathematics.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent.

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University (RMIT)

  •       For Indian applicants, a score of 65% is required in the All India School Certificate or CBSE. For applicants from Nepal, completion of 1 year of 4-years bachelor's is required.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each band or a TOEFL score of 79 with at least 13 in reading, 12 in listening, 21 in writing, and 18 in speaking or a PTE score of 58 or more with at least 50 in each component.

Queensland University of Technology

  •       For Indian applicants, a score of 60% is required in CBSE or CISCE and 75% from QUT recognized state education board. Applicants from countries not listed are assessed individually.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in each band or a TOEFL score of 79 overall with at least 16 in reading and listening, 21 in writing, and 18 in speaking or a PTE score of 58 overall with at least 50 in each section.

La Trobe University

  •       Completion of post-secondary education with a score of 70% average in five subjects.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each section of communication or a TOEFL score of 64 overall with at least 12 in listening, 13 in reading, 18 in speaking, and 21 in writing or a PTE score of 50 overall with no section below 50.

Flinders University

  •       A score of 75 to 80% for Indian SBSE or CBSE and a score of 3.01 out of 4.0 for the Nepal education board.
  •       An IELTS score of  6.0 overall with at least 6.0 in speaking and writing and a TOEFL score of 72 overall with at least 18 in speaking and writing or a PTE score of 50 overall.

Edith Cowan University

  •       A higher education certificate with a score of 65 to 70%.
  •       An IELTS score of 6.0 overall with at least 6.0 in each section or a TOEFL score of 70 overall with no less than 17 in each section or a PTE score of 52 overall with at least 50 in each section.

Scholarships:

A generous amount of scholarships are available to international students in Australia. Most of the scholarships offered are merit-based scholarships. Scholarships types include general scholarships, scholarships by department, external scholarships, etc.

University

Scholarship

Amount

The University of Sydney

Sydney Scholars India Scholarship Program

Up to A$ 40,000

Vice-Chancellor's International Scholarships Scheme

Up to A$ 40,000

Monash University

Engineering International Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship

A$ 40,000

Curtin University

Curtin International Scholarships

25% of the first-year tuition fee

Queensland University of Technology

QUT Excellence Scholarship (Academic)

A$ 30,000

Deakin University

Deakin HDR Scholarship

A$ 28,600 per year

La Trobe University

La Trobe South Asia Scholarship

Tuition fee reduction of up to 30%

Scope of Bachelor of Civil Engineering in Australia

With a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in Australia, one can find a job in several different private companies, NGOs and INGOs, government offices. 

Common roles include site engineer, design engineer, consulting engineer, project engineer, etc. 

The average salary of a civil engineer in Australia with a bachelor's degree is A$ 80,000 per annum.

Role

Range of Salary

Average Salary

Civil Engineer

A$ 58,000 – A$ 95,000

A$ 73,720

Structural Engineer

A$ 59,000 – A$ 100,000

A$ 76,172

Project Engineer

A$ 61,000 – A$ 119,000

A$ 83,471

Senior Civil Engineer

A$ 86,000 – A$ 140,000

A$ 110,487

Contract Administrator

A$ 52,000 – A$ 105,000

A$ 72,227

Design Engineer

A$ 60,000 – A$ 129,000

A$ 84,700

Construction Estimator

A$ 47,000 – A$ 108,000

A$ 68,229

Design Manager

A$ 79,000 – A$ 181,000

A$ 119,281

Construction Manager

A$ 65,000 – A$ 196,000

A$ 116,379

 

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