Faculty of Engineering

Civil/ Project Management (2024)


Note: This course version applies only to students first enrolling in 2024.
WARNING: This course version is currently under review and is subject to change.


1. Overview

Course: Civil/ Project Management (2024)
CP Required: 240
Min FT Duration: 5.00 Years
Min PT Duration: N/A
Faculty/School: Faculty of Engineering
Years Offered: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019

2. Requirements

Summary

In summary the requirements are:

Students must complete 240 credit points as follows:

Engineering (156 credit points):

► 6 credit points of Introductory Computing units table

► 12 credit points of Foundations Mathematics units table

► 18 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)

► 90 credit points of Civil Stream core units

► 30 credit points of Civil Stream elective core units

The completion of a specialisation is not mandatory. If a student chooses to do a specialisation it must be completed within the 168 credit points outlined above. Specialisations are listed in the 'Majors/Pathways' tab.

Project Management (84 credit points):

► 84 credit points of Project Management core units

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 school 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
0 Select from ENGP1000: Professional Engagement Program 1


Note: All students must enrol in ENGP1000 in their first semester of enrolment.
6 Select from CIVL1802: Statics
6 Select from CIVL1900: Introduction to Civil Engineering
6 Select from MATH1061: Mathematics 1A
6 Select from PMGT1850: Introduction to Project Management

Note: MATH1061 may be replaced by advanced unit MATH1961, subject to prerequisite conditions being met. Students should seek advice from their school before enrolling.

Year 1 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP1002: Professional Engagement Program 1B
6 Select from CIVL1110: Materials
6 Select from CIVL1022: Geological Hazards
6 Select from MATH1062: Mathematics 1B
6 Select from PMGT1865: Project Time, Cost and Resources

Note: MATH1062 may be replaced by advanced unit MATH1962.

Year 2 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP1003: Professional Engagement Program 1C
6 Select from ENGG1810: Introduction to Engineering Computing
6 Select from CIVL2201: Structural Mechanics
6 Select from MATH2061: Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus
6 Select from PMGT1863: Effective Project Communication

Year 2 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP2001: Professional Engagement Program 2A
6 Select from CIVL1810: Engineering Construction and Surveying
6 Select from CIVL2010: Environmental Engineering
6 Select from PMGT1852: Facilitation and Stakeholder Engagement
6 Select from PMGT1711: Systems Thinking in Projects

Year 3 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP2002: Professional Engagement Program 2B
6 Select from CIVL3205: Concrete Structures 1
6 Select from CIVL2700: Transport Systems
6 Select from PMGT2711: Critical Thinking for Projects
6 Select from PMGT1860: Project Initiation and Scope

Year 3 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP2003: Professional Engagement Program 2C
6 Select from CIVL2410: Soil Mechanics
6 Select from CIVL2611: Introductory Fluid Mechanics
6 Select from PMGT2821: Project Conflict Management
6 Select from PMGT2854: Executing Projects

Year 4 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP3001: Professional Engagement Program 3A
6 Select from CIVL3612: Fluid Mechanics
6 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective units
6 Select from PMGT2851: Project Analysis
6 Select from PMGT2855: Project Acceptance

Year 4 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
0 Select from ENGP3002: Professional Engagement Program 3B
6 Select from CIVL3811: Engineering Design and Construction
6 Select from CIVL3206: Steel Structures 1
6 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective units
6 Select from PMGT2822: Reframing Projects

Year 5 - Semester 1

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL4022: Thesis A
6 Select from CIVL4903: Civil Engineering Design
6 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective units
6 Select from PMGT3858: Adapting to Project Context

Year 5 - Semester 2

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL4023: Thesis B
12 Select from Unit Block:
Civil Stream Elective units
6 Select from PMGT3854: Legal Aspects of Projects

4. Pathways

1. Stream Specialisation in Environmental Fluids

Type CP CP From
18 Select from CIVL3614: Hydrology
CIVL5351: Geoenvironmental Engineering
CIVL5668: Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design
CIVL5670: Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering
CIVL5999: Advanced Research and Analysis

2. Stream Specialisation in Geotechnical Engineering

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3411: Geotechnical Engineering
12 Select from CIVL5351: Geoenvironmental Engineering
CIVL5452: Foundation Engineering
CIVL5453: Geotechnical Hazards
CIVL5458: Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
CIVL5460: Particle Mechanics for Geotechnics
CIVL5999: Advanced Research and Analysis

3. Stream Specialisation in Humanitarian Engineering

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3310: Humanitarian Engineering
12 Select from CIVL5320: Engineering for Sustainable Development
CIVL5330: Global Engineering Field Work
CIVL5453: Geotechnical Hazards

4. Stream Specialisation in Integrated Building Engineering

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3511: Basics of Integrated Building Engineering
12 Select from CIVL5531: Advanced Integrated Building Engineering
CIVL5533: Energy-efficient Building Systems
CIVL5535: Building Envelope and Adaptive Engineering

5. Stream Specialisation in Project Management

Type CP CP From
12 Select from CIVL2812: Project Appraisal
CIVL3806: Scheduling
6 Select from CIVL4812: Legal Aspects of Projects
CIVL4816: Project Conflict Management
CIVL4817: Adapting to Project Context
CIVL4818: Sustainability and Knowledge Management
CIVL4819: Project Acceptance

6. Stream Specialisation in Structures

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3235: Structural Analysis
12 Select from CIVL5266: Steel Structures - Stability
CIVL5269: Advanced Concrete Structures
CIVL5276: Bridge Engineering
CIVL5277: Structural Rehabilitation and Timber Design
6 Select from CIVL5458: Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering
CIVL5668: Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design
CIVL5999: Advanced Research and Analysis

Note: A Stream Specialisation in Structures requires 18 cp: 6 cp of Structures Core, a minimum of 6 cp and maximum of 12 cp of Structures Selective units, and a maximum of 6 cp of Structures Elective units.

7. Stream Specialisation in Transport

Type CP CP From
6 Select from CIVL3704: Transport Informatics
12 Select from CIVL3705: Transport Design: Sustainable and Safe Access
CIVL5701: Transport Networks
CIVL5702: Traffic Engineering
CIVL5703: Transport Policy, Planning and Deployment
CIVL5704: Transport Analytics

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
Int February
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
MATH1061 Mathematics 1A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1062 Mathematics 1B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
MATH1961 Mathematics 1A (Advanced) 6 Semester 1
MATH1962 Mathematics 1B (Advanced) 6 Semester 2

Block 2 - Projects Table (Min CP: 18,Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
AERO1560 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering 6 Semester 1
BMET1960 Biomedical Engineering 1A 6 Semester 1
BMET4111 Thesis A 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
BMET4112 Thesis B 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CHNG1108 Introduction to Chemical Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL1900 Introduction to Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1004 Practical Introduction to Electrical Engineering 6 Semester 1
ELEC1005 Introduction to Software Engineering 6 Semester 1
ENGG1800 Introduction to Engineering A 6 Semester 1
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 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: 90,Max CP: 90)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL1022 Geological Hazards 6 Semester 2
CIVL1110 Materials 6 Semester 2
Int February
CIVL1802 Statics 6 Semester 1
Int January
Int July
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
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
MATH2061 Linear Mathematics and Vector Calculus 6 Semester 1
Summer Main

Block 5 - Civil Stream Elective units (Min CP: 30,Max CP: 30)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL2812 Project Appraisal 6 Semester 2
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
CIVL3705 Transport Design: Sustainable and Safe Access 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL3806 Scheduling 6 Semester 2
CIVL4203 Major Industrial Project 24 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4812 Legal Aspects of Projects 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4816 Project Conflict Management 6 Semester 2
CIVL4817 Adapting to Project Context 6 Semester 1
CIVL4818 Sustainability and Knowledge Management 6 Semester 1
CIVL4819 Project Acceptance 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 July
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 6 - Specialisation - Environmental Fluids Units (Max CP: 18)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3614 Hydrology 6 Semester 2
CIVL5351 Geoenvironmental Engineering 6 Semester 2
CIVL5668 Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design 6 Semester 1
CIVL5670 Reservoir, Stream and Coastal Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5999 Advanced Research and Analysis 6 Semester 1

Block 7 - Specialisation - Geotechnical Engineering Core Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3411 Geotechnical Engineering 6 Semester 2

Block 8 - Specialisation - Geotechnical Engineering Elective Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
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
CIVL5999 Advanced Research and Analysis 6 Semester 1

Block 9 - Specialisation - Humanitarian Engineering Core Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3310 Humanitarian Engineering 6 Semester 1

Block 10 - Specialisation - Humanitarian Engineering Elective Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5320 Engineering for Sustainable Development 6 Semester 2
CIVL5330 Global Engineering Field Work 6 Int July
CIVL5453 Geotechnical Hazards 6 Semester 2

Block 11 - Specialisation - Integrated Building Engineering Core Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3511 Basics of Integrated Building Engineering 6 Semester 1

Block 12 - Specialisation - Integrated Building Engineering Elective Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
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

Block 13 - Specialisation - Project Management Core Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL2812 Project Appraisal 6 Semester 2
CIVL3806 Scheduling 6 Semester 2

Block 14 - Specialisation - Project Management Elective Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL4812 Legal Aspects of Projects 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
CIVL4816 Project Conflict Management 6 Semester 2
CIVL4817 Adapting to Project Context 6 Semester 1
CIVL4818 Sustainability and Knowledge Management 6 Semester 1
CIVL4819 Project Acceptance 6 Semester 1

Block 15 - Specialisation - Structures Core Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3235 Structural Analysis 6 Semester 2

Block 16 - Specialisation - Structures Selective Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
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

Block 17 - Specialisation - Structures Elective Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL5458 Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering 6 Semester 1
CIVL5668 Fundamentals of Wind Engineering for Design 6 Semester 1
CIVL5999 Advanced Research and Analysis 6 Semester 1

Block 18 - Specialisation - Transport Core Units (Max CP: 6)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3704 Transport Informatics 6 Semester 1

Block 19 - Specialisation - Transport Elective Units (Max CP: 12)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
CIVL3705 Transport Design: Sustainable and Safe Access 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
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

Block 20 - Project Management Core (Min CP: 84,Max CP: 84)

Unit Code Unit Name CP Sessions Offered
PMGT1711 Systems Thinking in Projects 6 Semester 2
PMGT1850 Introduction to Project Management 6 Semester 1
PMGT1852 Facilitation and Stakeholder Engagement 6 Semester 2
PMGT1860 Project Initiation and Scope 6 Semester 1
PMGT1863 Effective Project Communication 6 Semester 1
PMGT1865 Project Time, Cost and Resources 6 Semester 2
PMGT2711 Critical Thinking for Projects 6 Semester 1
PMGT2821 Project Conflict Management 6 Semester 2
PMGT2822 Reframing Projects 6 Semester 2
PMGT2851 Project Analysis 6 Semester 1
PMGT2854 Executing Projects 6 Semester 2
PMGT2855 Project Acceptance 6 Semester 1
PMGT3854 Legal Aspects of Projects 6 Semester 1
Semester 2
PMGT3858 Adapting to Project Context 6 Semester 1