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Civil Engineering stream

Humanitarian Engineering specialisation

This page was first published on 15 November 2023 and was last amended on 4 April 2024.
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Humanitarian Engineering specialisation

Students in the Civil stream must complete 18 credit points to achieve this specialisation.
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites
C: Corequisites N: Prohibition
Students complete 6 credit points from the following:
Humanitarian Engineering
Students complete 12 credit points from the following:
Engineering for Sustainable Development

A CIVL3310 OR CIVL9310

Global Engineering Field Work
Geotechnical Hazards
6 A (CIVL2410 AND CIVL3411) OR (CIVL9410 AND CIVL9411). Students are assumed to have a good knowledge of fundamental soil mechanics, which is covered in the courses of soil mechanics (settlement, water flow, soil strength) and foundation engineering (soil models, stability analyses; slope stability; retaining walls; foundation capacity)
Units taken for the specialisation will also count toward requirements of the Civil stream.

Post-publication amendments

Original publication
Post-publication amendment
4/04/2024 Prerequisites for CIVL5320 published as:
P CIVL3310 OR CIVL9310
Prerequisites for CIVL5320 removed.
4/04/2024 Assumed knowledge missing for CIVL5320. Assumed knowledge for CIVL5320 added:
A CIVL3310 OR CIVL9310