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Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)(Civil and Environmental) with Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

Degree Type Double Degree

Duration 5 years full-time or part-time equiv.

SATAC Code 314891

CRICOS 082083B

This double degree program combines the disciplines of civil and environmental engineering and mathematical and computer sciences, allowing students to study towards two degrees simultaneously.

In this program, students study the concepts of civil and environmental engineering with a range of mathematics, statistics and computer science courses.

Civil and environmental engineering is concerned with assessing and managing the effects of human activity on the natural and built environments and doing it in a sustainable manner.

With designated courses from both disciplines counted towards the degree, the program can typically be completed in five years (full-time), compared with seven years if undertaken separately. At the end of the double degree, students will graduate with two separate parchments; one for each degree.

Combining two areas of study offers graduates not only a more diverse experience at university, but also greater scope of career prospects and a competitive edge in the job market.

For further information about the civil and environmental engineering component of the degree, see Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Environmental). For further information about the mathematical and computer sciences component of the degree, see Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences.
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    SATAC Code 314891
    2017 CSP ATAR 88.4
    2017 CSP IB 31
    2017 Adelaide Approved Score 80
    Deferment Yes - 2 year
    Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
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    Selection Criteria
    Year 12 Applicants You must not have completed more than 2 years full time equivalent university study (48 units). You compete for a place with your Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR).
    Prerequisites SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods (if studied in 2017. If studied year 12 prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was called Mathematical Studies), Physics plus one of Specialist Mathematics or Chemistry.

    IB: either Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3); or, Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3), Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) & Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3)

    Assumed Knowledge SACE Stage 2 Chemistry

    Alternative entry pathways
    • Higher Education applicants
      You must have completed at least half a year full time equivalent higher education study. A Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated for each separate program you have undertaken (apart from some double degree programs where the GPA is combined). You compete on the basis of your best GPA.
    • VET applicants
      You must have completed an AQF Certificate IV or above from a Registered Training Organisation. Your application will be ranked according to the level of the award.
    • Special Entry applicants
      You must be 18 years or over before 1 February 2018. If you have studied at higher education level in the last two years (for 2018 entry this means you were enrolled in either 2017 or 2016), you must not have accumulated more than a TOTAL of 2 years full-time (or part-time equivalent) higher education study (ie. including any study prior to 2016). If you meet this criteria, you will be ranked according to your result in the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Your STAT result is not weighted between verbal and quantitative components. Indigenous applicants may be eligible for entry through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Access Scheme. See Wirltu Yarlu for further information.
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    SATAC Code: 314891

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    Admissions Transparency Data

    CRICOS 082083B
    Intake February and July. Students commencing in July may have a slightly limited selection of courses.
    Selection Criteria
    English Language Requirements
    Australian Year 12 Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject
    English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide
    IELTS Overall 6.5 Reading 6 Listening 6 Speaking 6 Writing 6
    TOEFL Overall 79 Reading 13 Listening 13 Speaking 18 Writing 21
    Pearsons Overall 58 Reading 50 Listening 50 Speaking 50 Writing 50
    Cambridge Overall 176 Reading 169 Listening 169 Speaking 169 Writing 169
    Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Secondary School Qualifications International ATAR 80
    International Baccalaureate (IB) 27
    Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) 13
    United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia] 15
    General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level 9
    Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) 75
    ISC & CBSE [India] 75%
    ISBE [India] 85%
    SAT [US] 1270
    Abitur 3.1
    Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education 2.7
    Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong 8.0
    STPM or Matrikulasi 3.00
    The University of Adelaide College Foundation Program 77
    Eynesbury Foundation Program 380
    Other Qualifications Students who don't meet the academic requirements or who have other qualifications from the South Pacific Islands, Japan, Korea, Phillipines or Taiwan may be eligible to apply for a Pre-University Pathway to prepare for or gain entry into the University's undergraduate academic programs. For additional information see Admissions Information - Academic Requirements
    Prerequisites
    Australian Year 12 SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods (if studied in 2017. If studied year 12 prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was called Mathematical Studies), Physics plus one of Specialist Mathematics or Chemistry.

    IB: either Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3); or, Chemistry (SL grade 4/HL grade 3), Physics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3) & Mathematics (SL grade 4/HL grade 3)

    International Qualifications Mathematics and Physics
    Assumed Knowledge Chemistry is desirable
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  • Fees and Scholarships

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    Annual tuition fees International student place: $39,500

    Scholarships

    These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.

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  • Careers

    Career Readiness

    Graduates can seek employment in fields relevant to civil engineering and mathematical and computer sciences.

    The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

    Graduate Attributes

    The objective of this program is to produce graduates with specific attributes as outlined in University of Adelaide Graduate Attributes.
    1. Deep discipline knowledge
    2. Critical thinking and problem solving
    3. Teamwork and communication skills
    4. Career and leadership readiness
    5. Intercultural and ethical competency
    6. Self-awareness and emotional intelligence

    Industry Placement

    As part of the engineering degree, students are required to complete 12 weeks of approved practical experience.

    Professional Accreditation

    Graduates of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Civil and Environmental) qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.

    Potential careers

    Actuary, Banker, Business Data Analyst, Commodities or Futures Trader, Computational Engineer, Computer Programmer, Consultant, Data Analyst, Database Coordinator, Economic Researcher, Financial Analyst, Internet Commerce Worker, Meteorologist, Statistician, Systems Analyst, Telecommunications Analyst, Information and Communications Technologist, Computer Scientist, Natural Resource Manager, Catchment Management, Civil Engineer, Seismologist, ...

  • Global Learning

    A Global Learning Experience is an integral component to your academic journey at The University of Adelaide. The university is committed to offering its students the opportunity to study overseas through a range of degrees offered via the Global Learning Office, including student exchange, study tours, short study degrees, internships and placements. There are many exciting opportunities in Europe, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Oceania ranging from a few weeks to a full academic year.

    To find Global Learning opportunities available in your study area click Global Experiences.

  • Degree Structure

    Academic Program Rules

    The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.

    Example Study Plan

    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL) WITH BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICAL & COMPUTER SCIENCES (Computer Science Major)
    Year 1 MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA (3 units)#

    C&ENVENG 1010 Engineering Mechanics - Statics (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1008 Engineering Planning & Design I (3 units)

    COMP SCI 1201 Introduction to Programming for Engineers (3 units)

    MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1009 Civil & Environmental Engineering I (3 units)

    ENV BIOL 1002 Ecological Issues I (3 units)

    COMP SCI 1102 Object Oriented Programming (3 units)
    Year 2 MATHS 2201 Engineering Maths IIA (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2068 Environmental Engineering & Sustainability II (3 units)

    CHEM ENG 2017 Transport Processes in the Environment (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2071 Water Engineering II (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2069 Geotechnical Engineering II (3 units)

    ENV BIOL 2005 Ecology for Engineering II (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2067 Construction, Management & Surveying (3 units)

    COMP SCI 2103 Algorithm Design & Data Structures for Engineers (3 units)
    Year 3 C&ENVENG 3077 Engineering Hydrology (3 units)

    CHEM ENG 4051 Water & Wastewater Engineering (3 units)

    ECON 3500 Resource and Environmental Economics III (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3029 Environmental Modelling & Management (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4037 Introduction to Environmental Law (3 Units)

    C&ENVENG 3079 Water Engineering & Design III (3 units)

    SOIL&WAT 3010 Remote Sensing

    COMP SCI 2201 Algorithm & Data Structure Analysis (3 units)
    Year 4 COMP SCI 2000 Computer Systems (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3012 Geotechnical Engineering Design III (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3222 Research Methodologies and Project Management (3 units)

    COMP SCI 3006 Software Engineering & Project (3 units)

    COMP SCI Level II or III Elective (3 units)*

    COMP SCI Level III Elective (9 units)*
    Year 5 C&ENVENG 4222A Research Project Part A: Civil (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4034 Engineering Management IV (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4108 Environmental Systems Dynamics (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4222B Research Project Part B: Civil (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4109 Designing Water Resource Systems for Urban Environments (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4110 Soil & Groundwater Remediation (3 units)

    Engineering Elective (6 units)
    Elective 
    Choices
    C&ENVENG 4073 Water Distribution Systems & Design (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4056 Linear Geostatistics (3 units)**

    MINING 4104 Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4112 Advanced Civil Geotechnical Engineering (3 units)

    Level II or III Mathematics Course

    C&ENVENG 4097 Analysis of Rivers & Sediment Transport (3 units)
    ^NOT OFFERED 2017

    C&ENVENG 4114 Advanced Hydrological Modelling & Water Resources Management (3 units)

    ENTREP 3900 Entrepreneur's Challenge (3 units) 0

    C&ENVENG 4115 Advanced Topics in Flood Hydrology (3 units)***

    C&ENVENG 4085 Traffic Engineering (3 units)

    Level II or III Mathematics Course

    C&ENVENG 4106 Introduction to Geostatistics (3 units)**

    SOIL&WAT 3007WT GIS for Environmental Management III (3 units)

    #EXTRA COURSE REQUIREMENT
    Students who have not taken SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent) will be required to enrol in MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM in semester 1, followed by MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA in semester 2 with MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB in Summer School to complete the Mathematics requirements at Level 1. The satisfactory completion of Mathematics IM is in addition to the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

    *Level III Computer Science courses may be chosen from those listed in the Program Rules for the degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

    ** C&ENVENG 4106 Introduction to Geostatistics is a pre-requisite to C&ENVENG 4056 Linear Geostatistics.
    *** C&ENVENG 4115 Advanced Topics in Flood Hydrology not offered in 2017

    ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION
    Unless exempted by the Faculty, all international students are required to take Engineering Communication. At the commencement of study, the Faculty will advise which course is to be replaced by ENG 3003 Engineering Communication EAL.

    RESEARCH PROJECT INFORMATION
    The 9 unit Research project must be undertaken in three consecutive semesters. Students form their groups and formulate their Research Proposal in C&ENVENG 3222. The group then develop the Research Project in C&ENVENG 4222A Part A and C&ENVENG 4222B Part B.

    COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.


    BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING (HONOURS) (CIVIL & ENVIRONMENTAL) WITH BACHELOR OF MATHEMATICAL & COMPUTER SCIENCES (Maths Major)
    Year 1 GEOLOGY 1104 Geology for Engineers I (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1010 Engineering Mechanics - Statics (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1008 Engineering Planning & Design I (3 units)

    MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA (3 units)#

    ENV BIOL 1002 Ecological Issues I (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1009 Civil & Environmental Engineering I (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 1012 Engineering Modelling & Analysis I (3 units)

    MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB (3 units)
    Year 2 C&ENVENG 2071 Water Engineering II (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2068 Environmental Engineering & Sustainability II (3 units)

    CHEM ENG 2017 Transport Processes in the Environment (3 units)

    MATHS 2201 Engineering Mathematics IIA (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2070 Engineering Modelling & Analysis II (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2069 Geotechnical Engineering II (3 units)

    ENV BIOL 2005 Ecology for Engineers II (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 2067 Construction, Management & Surveying (3 units)
    Year 3 ECON 3500 Resource and Environmental Economics III (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3029 Environmental Modelling & Management (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3077 Engineering Hydrology (3 units)

    CHEM ENG 4051 Water & Wastewater Engineering (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4037 Introduction to Environmental Law (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3012 Geotechnical Engineering Design III (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3079 Water Engineering & Design III (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 3222 Research Methodologies and Project Management (3 units)
    Year 4 C&ENVENG 4222A Research Project Part A: Civil (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4034 Engineering Management IV (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4108 Environmental Systems Dynamics (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4222B Research Project Part B: Civil (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4110 Soil & Groundwater Remediation (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4109 Designing Water Resource Systems for Urban Environments (3 units)

    Level II or III Maths Elective (3 units)

    Engineering Elective (3 units)
    Year 5 MATHS 2202 Engineering Mathematics IIB (3 units)

    Level III Maths Elective (18 units)

    Level II or III Maths Elective (3 units)
    Elective
    Choices
    C&ENVENG 4073 Water Distribution Systems & Design (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4112 Advanced Civil Geotechnical Engineering (3 units)

    MINING 4104 Socio-Environmental Aspects of Mining (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4056 Linear Geostatistics (3 units)**

    C&ENVENG 4097 Analysis of Rivers & Sediment Transport (3 units)
    ^NOT OFFERED 2017

    C&ENVENG 4114 Advanced Hydrological Modelling & Water Resources Management (3 units)

    SOIL&WAT 3010 Remote Sensing III (3 units)

    ENTREP 3900 Entrepreneur's Challenge (3 units) 0

    C&ENVENG 4115 Advanced Topics in Flood Hydrology (3 units)***

    C&ENVENG 4085 Traffic Engineering (3 units)

    C&ENVENG 4106 Introduction to Geostatistics (3 units)**

    SOIL&WAT 3007WT GIS for Environmental Management III (3 units)

    #EXTRA COURSE REQUIREMENT
    Students who have not taken SACE Stage 2 Specialist Mathematics (or equivalent) will be required to enrol in MATHS 1013 Mathematics IM in semester 1, followed by MATHS 1011 Mathematics IA in semester 2 with MATHS 1012 Mathematics IB in Summer School to complete the Mathematics requirements at Level 1. The satisfactory completion of Mathematics IM is in addition to the requirements for the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours).

    *Level III Computer Science courses may be chosen from those listed in the Program Rules for the degree of Bachelor of Mathematical and Computer Sciences

    ** C&ENVENG 4106 Introduction to Geostatistics is a pre-requisite to C&ENVENG 4056 Linear Geostatistics.
    *** C&ENVENG 4115 Advanced Topics in Flood Hydrology not offered in 2017

    ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION
    Unless exempted by the Faculty, all international students are required to take Engineering Communication. At the commencement of study, the Faculty will advise which course is to be replaced by ENG 3003 Engineering Communication EAL.

    RESEARCH PROJECT INFORMATION
    The 9 unit Research project must be undertaken in three consecutive semesters. Students form their groups and formulate their Research Proposal in C&ENVENG 3222. The group then develop the Research Project in C&ENVENG 4222A Part A and C&ENVENG 4222B Part B.

    COURSE AVAILABILITY
    ^Check the course planner for course availability noting the availability of all courses is conditional on the availability of staff and facilities.


    Please refer to the ECMS website for a study plan to guide your enrolment http://www.ecms.adelaide.edu.au/current-students/enrolment/study-plans/

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