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Master of Engineering (Geotechnical) (2011)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2011.


1. Overview

Course: Master of Engineering (Geotechnical) (2011)
CP Required: 48
Min FT Duration: 1.00 Years
Min PT Duration: 2.00 Years
Faculty/School: University Archive
Years Offered: 2012, 2011

2. 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.

3. Semesters

Year 1 - Semester 1

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


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

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 ENGG5220 and ENGG5221 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

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


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

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 ENGG5220 and ENGG5221 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.

4. Pathways

Research Pathway

Type CP CP From
12 Select from ENGG5220: Engineering Project A
ENGG5221: Engineering Project B

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 ENGG5219 Engineering Project OR ENGG5220 Engineering Project A AND ENGG5221 Engineering Project B.

5. Unit Blocks

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
ENGG5220 Engineering Project A 6
ENGG5221 Engineering Project B 6

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 both ENGG5220 Engineering Project A and ENGG5221 Engineering Project B.