Faculty of Engineering

Civil / Design in Architecture (2015)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2015.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

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

2. Requirements

To qualify for the award of the combined degree, a candidate must successfully complete 240 credit points in accordance with the unit of study tables for the Civil Engineering combined with Design in Architecture degree.

Candidates are required to achieve a minimum academic level as described in the Engineering Handbook: http://sydney.edu.au/handbooks/engineering/ . Students not meeting this requirement will be awarded the PASS degree Bachelor of Engineering.

Note: Specialisation Civil streams are not available in this combined degree.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BDES1011: Architectural History/Theory 1
Core
12 BDES1026: Architecture Studio 1A


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BDES1010 Architecture Studio 101 (6 cp) and BDES1024 Art Workshop 1 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
0 DESA1555: Safety Induction and Competency Unit
Core
3 MATH1001: Differential Calculus


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1021.
Core
3 MATH1002: Linear Algebra

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BDES1023: Architectural Technologies 1
Core
12 BDES1027: Architecture Studio 1B


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BDES1020 Architecture Studio 102 (6 cp) and BDES1012: Architectural Communications 1 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
3 MATH1003: Integral Calculus and Modelling


Note: This unit is discontinued from 2018. Replacement unit is MATH1023.
Core
3 MATH1005: Statistics

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1800: Introduction to Engineering Disciplines
Core
6 PHYS1001: Physics 1 (Regular)
Core
6 CIVL2110: Materials
Core
6 MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 ENGG1802: Engineering Mechanics


Note: From 2018, this unit is not available to Civil stream students. Replacement unit is CIVL1802.
Core
6 ENGG1803: Professional Engineering 1
Core
6 GEOL1501: Engineering Geology 1
Core
6 INFO1003: Foundations of Information Technology

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BDES2013: Architectural Technologies 2
Core
12 BDES2026: Architecture Studio 2A


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BDES2010 Architecture Studio 201 (6 cp) and BDES2012 Architectural Communications 2 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
6 CIVL2201: Structural Mechanics

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
12 BDES2027: Architecture Studio 2B


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BDES2020 Architecture Studio 202 (6 cp) and BDES2021 Architectural History/Theory 2 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
6 CIVL2410: Soil Mechanics
Core
6 CIVL2611: Introductory Fluid Mechanics

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CIVL2810: Engineering Construction and Surveying [no longer running]
Core
12 BDES3026: Architecture Studio 3A


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BDES3010 Architecture Studio 301 (6 cp) and BDES3023 Architectural Technologies 3 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
6 CIVL3812: Project Appraisal

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
12 BDES3027: Architecture Studio 3B


Note: This 12 credit point unit replaces BBDES3020 Architecture Studio 302 (6 cp) and BDES3012: Architectural Communications 3 (6 cp), taken in previous years.
Core
6 CIVL3206: Steel Structures 1
Core
6 CIVL3235: Structural Analysis

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
Core
6 CIVL3205: Concrete Structures 1
Core
6 CIVL3612: Fluid Mechanics
Core
6 CIVL4022: Thesis A
Core
6 CIVL4811: Engineering Design and Construction
Core
0 ENGG4000: Practical Experience


Note: Engineering practical experience during summer vacation between years 4 & 5.

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
Core
6 BDES3025: Architectural Professional Practice
Core
6 CIVL4023: Thesis B
Core
6 CIVL4860: Architectural to Structural Design
Core
6 CIVL4903: Civil Engineering Design

4. Pathways

No streams/majors defined for this course version.

5. Unit Blocks

Block 1 - Civil Engineering electives

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL2511 Research Techniques 6 Semester 2
CIVL3235 Structural Analysis 6 Semester 2
CIVL3411 Geotechnical Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL3614 Hydrology 6 Semester 2
CIVL3805 Project Scope, Time and Cost Management 6 Semester 1
CIVL3813 Contracts Formulation and Management 6 Semester 2
CIVL4810 Mgmnt of People, Quality and Risk in PE 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
CIVL5351 Geoenvironmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5453 Geotechnical Hazards 6 Semester 2
CIVL5458 Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5668 Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design 6 Semester 1
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering 6 Semester 1