ProgramsEngMEME(2012)Master of Engineering (Geotechnical) (2012)


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Year 1 - Semester 1

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
CIVL5450: Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations
CIVL5451: Numerical and Computer Methods in Geotechnical Engineering


Note:  Both of these units must be completed.
6Select from
CIVL5351: Geoenvironmental Engineering
CIVL5458: Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
Elective
6Electives.

Note:  Electives may be taken from Fundamental Units, Specialists Units, Project Management Units or Professional Practice units of study listed in the Postgraduate Tables in the Faculty of Engineering and IT Handbook.

Note:   Students must complete 24 credit points of Specialist Units, 12 credit points of Fundamental units and 12 credit points of electives across the degree as a whole. Research pathway students take research project units CIVL5020 and CIVL5021 in place of electives. Click on each unit block for details of units available or go to Unit Block tab above for details of all.


Year 1 - Semester 2

TypeCPCP From
12Select from
CIVL5454: Rock Engineering
CIVL5455: Engineering Behaviour of Soils


Note:  Both of these units must be completed.
6CIVL5452: Foundation Engineering
Elective
6Electives.

Note:  Electives may be taken from Fundamental Units, Specialists Units, Project Management Units or Professional Practice units of study listed in the Postgraduate Tables in the Faculty of Engineering and IT Handbook.

Note:   Students must complete 24 credit points of Specialist Units, 12 credit points of Fundamental units and 12 credit points of electives across the degree as a whole. Research pathway students take research project units CIVL5020 and CIVL5021 in place of electives. Click on each unit block for details of units available or go to Unit Block tab above for details of all.


Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
12 Select from CIVL5020: Capstone Project A
CIVL5021: Capstone Project B
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Note: 1. School permission is required to complete this pathway.

2. Admission to this pathway is determinded by obtaining a distinction (WAM 75 or higher) average in the first 24 credits of their ME studies.

3. Candidates must complete 12 credits of study from CIVL5020 Capstone Project A and CIVL5021 Capstone Project B.

Block 1 - Fundamental Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5351 Geoenvironmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5452 Foundation Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5458 Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: Two of the three units must be completed.

Block 2 - Specialist Units (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5450 Analysis and Design of Pile Foundations 6 Semester 1
CIVL5451 Numerical and Computer Methods in Geotechnical Engineering 6
CIVL5454 Rock Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5455 Engineering Behaviour of Soils 6 Semester 2

Note: All four units must be completed.

Block 3 - Research Pathway (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5020 Capstone Project A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL5021 Capstone Project B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: 1. School permission is required to complete this pathway.

2. Admission to this pathway is determinded by obtaining a distinction (WAM 75 or higher) average in the first 24 credits of their ME studies.

3. Candidates must complete both CIVL5020 Capstone Project A and CIVL5021 Capstone Project B.

Block 4 - Electives (Max CP: 12)

Note: Electives may be taken from Fundamental Units, Specialists Units, Project Management Units or Professional Practice units of study listed in the Postgraduate Tables in the Faculty of Engineering and IT Handbook.

Course: Master of Engineering (Geotechnical) (2012)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2012, 2011
Requirements: A Master of Engineering (Geotechnical) - ME (Geotech) requires the completion of 48 credit points, including 12 credit points of Fundamental Units and 24 credit points of Specialists Units from the the lists given. This can be achieved by one year full time or two (or more) years part time study.
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