Civil Systems

    Where will this take me?


    Graduate study pathways

    This course is your pathway to a career in engineering, or you might pursue career paths in a variety of areas such as manufacturing, research, academic institutions, mining, energy agencies, as well as local, state and federal governments.

    To become a professionally accredited civil or structural engineer, you must complete a Master of Engineering (Civil), Master of Engineering (Civil with Business), Master of Engineering (Structural) or the Master of Architectural Engineering following your undergraduate degree and civil systems major.

    Professional Accreditations

    The Master of Engineering is accredited by both Engineers Australia and EUR-ACE®, equipping graduates with the skills, knowledge and industry exposure for a global engineering career.

    The Master of Architectural Engineering is designed to meet the accreditation requirements of the Australian Institute of Architects (AIA), Architects Registration Board of Victoria (ARBV), Commonwealth Association of Architects (CAA) and Engineers Australia.

    Other graduate pathway options:
    • Professionally focused graduate degrees in design, sciences and technology, including biotechnology, environmental systems, informatics and nanotechnology, construction
    • Further graduate study to develop your skills outside of science and technology in areas such as law, teaching, humanities, business, government or health
    • Masters and Honours pathways to graduate research in design, sciences or technology

    Career outcomes

    • Building insurance valuer
    • Cadet engineer
    • Civil autoCAD technician
    • Civil engineering assistant
    • Civil laboratory technician
    • Contract administrator
    • Project manager/design engineer
    • Research assistant
    • Road design draftsperson
    • Site engineer assistant
    • Structural engineering drafting officer

    Graduate Engineering Career Outcomes

    • Graduate civil engineer
    • Graduate structural engineer