Faculty of Engineering

Civil / Commerce (2021)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2021.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Civil / Commerce (2021)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (144 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundations Mathematics units table

► 24 credit points of Project table

► The Professional Engagement Program (PEP) table comprising ENGP1001 (0cp), ENGP1002 (0cp), ENGP1003 (0cp), ENGP2001 (0cp), ENGP2002 (0cp), ENGP2003 (0cp), ENGP3001 (0cp) and ENGP3002 (0cp)

► 96 credit points of Civil Stream core units

► 6 credit points of Civil Stream elective core units

Commerce (96 credit points):

► 24 credit points of Commerce core units

► A major (48 credit points) from Table A of the Faculty of Commerce

► 12 credit points of OLE

► 12 credit points of elective units from Table A or Table S

The handbook rules governing this degree are as follows:

(a) For all Bachelor of Engineering combined degrees a candidate must complete 240 credit points and satisfy any additional requirements specified.

(b) Where the requirements specified in the following clauses account for less than the total required credit, candidates must complete additional units of study from the tables relevant to the Bachelor of Engineering as may be necessary to satisfy the requirements of the degree.

To qualify for the award of the combined degree:

Requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours

(a) The units of study that may be taken for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree are set out in the tables of units of study for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours single degree;

(b) Except where varied by other clauses of these resolutions, all candidates must complete a minimum of 144 credit points comprising:

(i) 36 credit points from the Engineering Core Table, including all required units;

(ii) 108 credit points from the Engineering Stream Core Table pertaining to the specialist stream being undertaken, including all required units;

(c) The Faculty Board may approve, based on appropriate academic justification, a list of approved unit alternatives. These alternatives specify, for particular Engineering stream / combined degree combinations, units within the normal requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours component of the combined degree that can be replaced by specified alternative units that would form part of the normal program for single degree students in that stream.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Commerce

For the Bachelor of Commerce component of a combined degree:

(a) The units of study that may be taken are set out in Table A of The University of Sydney Business School.

(b) Candidates must complete 96 credit points of units of study selected from the Table of Undergraduate Units of Study from The University of Sydney Business School including:

(i) any required degree core units as set out in Table A of the University of Sydney Business School; and

(ii) a major (48 credit points) or a 3-year program with an embedded major (except for the Professional Accounting Program) from Table A of the University of Sydney Business School; and

(iii) 12 credit points of units of study in the Open Learning Environment as listed in Table O; and

(iv) where appropriate, additional electives from Table A of the University of Sydney Business School or Table S;

(v) If enrolled in a stream, complete the requirements for the stream as specified in Table A of the University of Sydney Business School.

Advanced units in Maths and Science

Most units of study offered by the Science Faculty on the list of core requirements can be replaced by an equivalent advanced level unit; subject to prerequisite conditions (as required by the Faculty of Science) being met. Students considering doing advanced options should seek advice from their department before enrolling.

Study Abroad

Students undertaking Study Abroad in a particular year of their degree must enrol in the appropriate International Exchange Program units of study as an alternative to a semester`s standard units.

Faculty Resolutions

Details of relevant Faculty resolutions are available via the university handbook site at: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1021: Calculus of One Variable
6 Select from BUSS1000: Future of Business


Note: You must complete BUSS1000 in your first semester of enrolment.
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from CIVL1802: Statics
6 Select from CIVL1900: Introduction to Civil Engineering
0 Select from ENGP1001: Professional Engagement Program 1A


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of enrolment.

Note: MATH1021 and MATH1002 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1921 and MATH1902.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
3 Select from MATH1023: Multivariable Calculus and Modelling
6 Select from GEOL1501: Engineering Geology 1
6 Select from BUSS1020: Quantitative Business Analysis
3 Select from MATH1004: Discrete Mathematics


Note: Students in BE(Hons)/BCom take BUSS1020 in place of BE(Hons) core unit MATH1005. In the spare 3 cp slot, students are advised to take MATH1004.
6 Select from CIVL1110: Materials

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1004 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1904.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from BUSS2000: Leading and Influencing in Business
6 Select from MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus
6 Select from CIVL2201: Structural Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL1810: Engineering Construction and Surveying
6 Select from CIVL2812: Project Appraisal
6 Select from CIVL2010: Environmental Engineering
6 Select from BUSS1030: Accounting, Business and Society
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from CIVL2700: Transport Systems
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from CIVL2410: Soil Mechanics
6 Select from CIVL2611: Introductory Fluid Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from CIVL3205: Concrete Structures 1
6 Select from CIVL3612: Fluid Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from CIVL3206: Steel Structures 1
6 Select from CIVL3811: Engineering Design and Construction
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from CIVL4903: Civil Engineering Design
6 Select from CIVL4022: Thesis A

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
12 Select from Unit Block:
Commerce Units
6 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective Units
6 Select from CIVL4023: Thesis B

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 0 - Introductory Computing Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGG1810 Introduction to Engineering Computing 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1110 Introduction to Programming 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
INFO1910 Introduction to Programming (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: Students must complete:

-6cp from ENGG1810 or (INFO1110 or INFO1910). For Civil stream students it is recommended that ENGG1810 is taken.

Block 1 - Foundation Mathematics Units (Min CP: 12,Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
MATH1002 Linear Algebra 3 Semester 1
Summer Main
MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics 3 Semester 2
Summer Main
MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling 3 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1902 Linear Algebra (Advanced) 3 Semester 1
MATH1904 Discrete Mathematics (Advanced) 3 Semester 2
MATH1921 Calculus of One Variable (Adv) 3 Semester 1
MATH1923 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (Adv) 3 Semester 2

Note: Complete a minimum of 12cp including:

- Exactly 12cp of MATH1xxx units: MATH1021 Calculus of One Variable (3cp) AND MATH1002 Linear Algebra (3cp) AND MATH1023 Multivariable Calculus and Modelling (3cp) AND MATH1004 Discrete Mathematics (3cp)

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL4022 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4023 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGG3112 Interdisciplinary Engineering 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MECH1560 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering 6 Semester 1
MTRX1701 Introduction to Mechatronic Engineering 6 Semester 1

Note: - Students are to select the introduction unit relevant to their stream. Students in both Electrical and Software Engineering streams are to take ELEC1004.

- Students enrolled in the Dalyell Stream may count any Dalyell unit in place of ENGG2112 and may count any Engineering Dalyell unit in place of ENGG3112

- Students are to select the thesis units relevant to their stream. Aeronautical, Mechanical and Mechatronic students are to enrol in the AMME coded units. Students in both Electrical and Software are to enrol in the ELEC coded units.

Block 3 - Professional Engagement Program (PEP) Table

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
ENGP1001 Professional Engagement Program 1A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1002 Professional Engagement Program 1B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP1003 Professional Engagement Program 1C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2001 Professional Engagement Program 2A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2002 Professional Engagement Program 2B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP2003 Professional Engagement Program 2C 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3001 Professional Engagement Program 3A 0 Semester 1
Semester 2
ENGP3002 Professional Engagement Program 3B 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: -Candidates for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours must complete the Professional Engagement Program units of study.

- Candidates must enrol in ENGP1001 in their first semester of study

Block 4 - Civil Stream Core (Min CP: 96,Max CP: 96)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL1110 Materials 6 Semester 2
CIVL1802 Statics 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Int January
CIVL1810 Engineering Construction and Surveying 6 Semester 2
CIVL2010 Environmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL2201 Structural Mechanics 6 Semester 1
CIVL2410 Soil Mechanics 6 Semester 2
CIVL2611 Introductory Fluid Mechanics 6 Semester 2
CIVL2700 Transport Systems 6 Semester 1
CIVL2812 Project Appraisal 6 Semester 2
CIVL3205 Concrete Structures 1 6 Semester 1
CIVL3206 Steel Structures 1 6 Semester 2
CIVL3612 Fluid Mechanics 6 Semester 1
CIVL3811 Engineering Design and Construction 6 Semester 2
CIVL4903 Civil Engineering Design 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
GEOL1501 Engineering Geology 1 6 Semester 2
MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus 6 Semester 1
Summer Main

Block 5 - Civil Stream Elective Units (Min CP: 6,Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3235 Structural Analysis 6 Semester 2
CIVL3310 Humanitarian Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL3411 Geotechnical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL3511 Basics of Integrated Building Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL3614 Hydrology 6 Semester 2
CIVL3704 Transport Informatics 6 Semester 1
CIVL3805 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management 6 Semester 1
CIVL4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4810 Mgmnt of People, Quality and Risk in PE 6 Semester 2
CIVL4813 Contracts Formulation and Management 6 Semester 2
CIVL4814 Project Procurement and Tendering 6 Semester 2
CIVL4815 Project Formulation 6 Semester 1
CIVL5266 Steel Structures - Stability 6 Semester 1
CIVL5269 Advanced Concrete Structures 6 Semester 2
CIVL5276 Bridge Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5277 Structural Rehabilitation and Timber Design 6 Semester 2
CIVL5320 Engineering for Sustainable Development 6 Semester 2
CIVL5330 Global Engineering Field Work 6 Int February
Int July
Int December
CIVL5351 Geoenvironmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5452 Foundation Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5453 Geotechnical Hazards 6 Semester 2
CIVL5458 Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5460 Particle Mechanics for Geotechnics 6 Semester 1
CIVL5531 Advanced Integrated Building Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5533 Energy-efficient Building Systems 6 Semester 2
CIVL5535 Building Envelope and Adaptive Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5668 Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design 6 Semester 1
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5701 Transport Networks 6 Semester 2
CIVL5702 Traffic Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5703 Transport Policy, Planning and Deployment 6 Semester 1
CIVL5704 Transport Analytics 6 Semester 2
CIVL5999 Advanced Research and Analysis 6 Semester 1

Block 10 - Commerce Core (Min CP: 24,Max CP: 24)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
BUSS1000 Future of Business 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS1020 Quantitative Business Analysis 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS1030 Accounting, Business and Society 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BUSS2000 Leading and Influencing in Business 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Note: You must complete BUSS1000 in your first semester of enrolment.

Block 11 - Commerce Units (Max CP: 72)

Note: For the Bachelor of Commerce component, students are required to complete a total of 96 credit points of Commerce Table A units as listed in the handbook of the Business School, including 24 credit points of core units, a major or program from Table A and 12 credit points of OLEs. See Faculty handbooks at http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks