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Field of Study

Civil Engineering

Master of Engineering Science

The Master of Engineering Science (Civil Engineering) provides options for in-depth study in the broad engineering fields of structural, water and environmental, geotechnical and transportation engineering.

The program enables students to advance their existing civil engineering knowledge and skills through practice-focused and advanced technical courses coupled with experiential learning experiences. Students will also be able to work directly and intensively with academic mentors through a research project in their final year.

Careers

  • Government and regulatory institutions
  • Consulting structural engineering and architectural firms
  • Contracting companies
  • Educational institutions
  • Research and testing laboratories
  • Insurance and banking industry
  • Forensic investigation companies

Highlights

1 in Queensland for civil and structural engineering

QS World University Rankings 2023

45 in the world for civil and structural engineering

QS World University Rankings 2023

Average annual salary range

Civil Engineer

$90K–$110K

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Average annual salary range

Environmental Engineer

$90K–$110K

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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Research experience
  • Fieldwork

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Urban Hydrology
  • Design of Composite Structures
  • Pollution Control in Cities
  • Strategic Transport Modelling

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