Faculty of Engineering

School of Civil Engineering

Civil / Law (2022)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2022.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Civil / Law (2022)
CP Required: 288
Min FT Duration: 6.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: School of Civil Engineering
Years Offered: 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 288 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

Laws:

► 144 credit points of Laws core units

► Candidates must complete the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering Honours before proceeding to Year Five of the Bachelor of Laws

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.

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
3 Select from MATH1002: Linear Algebra
6 Select from LAWS1006: Foundations of Law
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.
6 Select from CIVL1802: Statics

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
3 Select from MATH1005: Statistical Thinking with Data
6 Select from GEOL1501: Engineering Geology 1
6 Select from LAWS1012: Torts
0 Select from LAWS1024: Legal Research
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B

Note: MATH1023 and MATH1005 may be replaced by advanced units MATH1923 and MATH1905.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
6 Select from LAWS1015: Contracts
6 Select from LAWS1014: Civil and Criminal Procedure
6 Select from LAWS1016: Criminal Law

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL2010: Environmental Engineering
6 Select from CIVL2812: Project Appraisal
6 Select from CIVL1810: Engineering Construction and Surveying
6 Select from CIVL1110: Materials
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3205: Concrete Structures 1
6 Select from CIVL2700: Transport Systems
6 Select from CIVL2201: Structural Mechanics
6 Select from LAWS1023: Public International Law
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL2410: Soil Mechanics
6 Select from CIVL2611: Introductory Fluid Mechanics
6 Select from LAWS1017: Torts and Contracts II
6 Select from LAWS1021: Public Law
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL4903: Civil Engineering Design
6 Select from CIVL3612: Fluid Mechanics
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from ENGG3112: Interdisciplinary Engineering
6 Select from CIVL4022: Thesis A

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL4023: Thesis B
6 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective 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
6 Select from LAWS2010: Administrative Law
6 Select from LAWS2011: Federal Constitutional Law
6 Select from LAWS2012: Intro to Property and Commercial Law
6 Select from LAWS2013: The Legal Profession

Note: Senior Law elective units are normally done in year 6, but students may substitute one compulsory unit with one elective unit in each semester of year 5, deferring the compulsory unit(s) to final year. Students cannot enrol in more than 2 elective units in year 5.

LAWS2021 and LAWS2013 may be available during summer and/or winter school.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from LAWS2014: Corporations Law
6 Select from LAWS2015: Equity
6 Select from LAWS2016: Evidence
6 Select from LAWS2017: Real Property

Note: Senior Law elective units are normally done in year 6, but students may substitute one compulsory unit with one elective unit in each semester of year 5, deferring the compulsory unit(s) to final year. Students cannot enrol in more than 2 elective units in year 5.

LAWS2014, LAWS2015, LAWS2016 and LAWS2017 may be available during summer and/or winter school.

Year 6 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
18 Select from Unit Block:
Law Senior Electives
6 Select from LAWS2018: Private International Law A

Note: In year 6 students are required to complete LAWS2018 Private International Law A 42 credit points of elective units of study, of which a maximum of 36 credit points are taken from Part 1 and a minimum of 6 credit points are taken from Part 2. See Law Faculty Handbook for more details: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/law/

LAWS2018 may be taken in Semester 1 or Semester 2. Students who commenced the Combined Law program before 2011 do not need to complete LAWS2018 but must complete 48 credit points of elective units of study rather than 42 credit points.

Year 6 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
24 Select from Unit Block:
Law Senior Electives

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
MATH1005 Statistical Thinking with Data 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
MATH1905 Statistics (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 MATH1005 Statistics (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
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 - Law Junior Core (Min CP: 48,Max CP: 48)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
LAWS1006 Foundations of Law 6 Semester 1
LAWS1012 Torts 6 Semester 2
S1 Intensive
LAWS1014 Civil and Criminal Procedure 6 Semester 1
LAWS1015 Contracts 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Early
LAWS1016 Criminal Law 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS1017 Torts and Contracts II 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS1021 Public Law 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Late
LAWS1023 Public International Law 6 Semester 1
Winter Main
LAWS1024 Legal Research 0 Semester 1
Semester 2

Block 11 - Law Senior Core (Min CP: 54,Max CP: 54)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
LAWS2010 Administrative Law 6 Semester 1
LAWS2011 Federal Constitutional Law 6 Semester 1
LAWS2012 Intro to Property and Commercial Law 6 Semester 1
LAWS2013 The Legal Profession 6 Semester 1
LAWS2014 Corporations Law 6 Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS2015 Equity 6 Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS2016 Evidence 6 Semester 2
Summer Early
LAWS2017 Real Property 6 Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS2018 Private International Law A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2

Block 12 - Law Senior Electives (Min CP: 42,Max CP: 42)

Note: Electives are chosen from the list of senior LAW units as listed in the Law School faculty handbook.