Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering with Architecture) (Honours)

About Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering with Architecture) (Honours) at UNSW 

UNSW Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering with Architecture) (Honours) is a four-year, full-time degree that will give you the skills to design and create structures that improve daily life. There’s a growing demand for civil engineers that appreciate and understand architectural principles, incorporating these into the structures they build. 

Civil Engineers construct, manage and maintain the infrastructure of modern society using mathematics, mechanics, physics and creative problem-solving. Civil Engineers work on more than just buildings and structures - bridges, railways , airports and harbours all rely on Civil Engineers.  

This unique degree goes beyond a standard civil engineering degree by including a number of subjects in Architecture. You'll learn to produce integrated and sustainable designs, as well as collaborate with architects and other professionals in the field.  

Why Study Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering with Architecture) (Honours) at UNSW  

The latest 2020 QS World University Rankings acknowledged UNSW as the top engineering faculty in Australia and #37 in the world. For the past four years, we’ve received a five-star rating for employability, teaching and research.  

We’re known as the leading Civil and Environmental Engineering School in Australia. Globally, we’re ranked 12th by QS Rankings and 10th by AWRU. As a leading centre for civil engineering research, we ensure the outcomes of our research are woven into our teaching, with students afforded opportunities to work alongside leading researchers.  

Benefits of studying with us: 

  • Strong partnerships with industry in education, research, training and employment 
  • The best in modern facilities with $104 million invested in cutting edge laboratory facilities that are nationally unique 
  • $3 million in scholarships provided each year 
  • Student exchange opportunities available for over 200 universities around the word  

Learn in State-of-the-art Facilities 

No matter the unique field-based nature of your degree at UNSW, our immersive facilities will help you become real-world ready. We have some of the best civil engineering facilities in the country.  When you study at UNSW, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities such as the Water Research Laboratory, Infrastructure Laboratory, Heavy Structures Laboratory and the Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre

Study Where the Leading Minds Are 

The UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering has six research hubs, that cover the full range of civil engineering disciplines. Our academic staff are world leaders in their fields of expertise. The discoveries and breakthroughs made by our researchers ensures your education is up to the minute, and your knowledge is second to none. Our researchers are contributing to global advancement, providing information and advice to governments and industry around the globe.  

Gain Professional Accreditation 

The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree is globally recognised. It is accredited by Engineers Australia and acknowledged by the Washington Accord. Part of the degree involves applying your skills through 60 days of approved industrial training in Australia or overseas. Your industrial training will give you a taste of a real-world professional engineering setting and the hands-on experience to become career-ready. 

Industrial Training

Your Career Opportunities  

Leveraging the unique hybrid knowledge gained from this degree, our graduates have gone on to work in varied and specialised roles. Graduates have gained employment with specialist structural engineering consultancies, construction and contracting companies. 

Other employment opportunities in the area include government organisations, airport and harbour authorities, project development and financial and management consultants in large corporations.