University of Technology Sydney

48310 Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering

6cp; 2hpw x 12wks (lecture/workshops), 2hpw x 12wks (tutorial/labs)



Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) plays a major role in the provision of basic infrastructure necessary to support the development and maintenance of urban and rural settlements. Students completing this subject gain an understanding of the scope and fundamental practices of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Core skills of design, presenting solutions, report writing and technical drawing are the focus of the learning material. These skills are developed in the context of a variety of civil infrastructure projects where students also need to consider social, economic and environmental factors.

This subject provides students with

  1. a sound foundation for further education in the processes of design, construction, operation and maintenance of civil infrastructure.
  2. an understanding of the need to develop the necessary individual and collaborative skills in CEE project analysis, development and practice.

Typical availability

Autumn session, City campus
Spring session, City campus

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