Institute of Technology or PolytechnicUnitec Institute of Technology
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2023
Unitec Institute of Technology
Develop the skills for a career as a Civil Engineer in this three year (full-time) Bachelor’s programme. Specialise in environmental, geotechnical, water, roading and transportation, or structural engineering. Learn to make informed decisions about civil engineering projects, and apply technology to solve practical engineering problems. Explore computer-modelling techniques, civil engineering project management, engineering materials and structures, and construction practices.
There are 5 pathways within the Civil major:
Structural engineering: design, construction, and supervision of buildings and other structures
Water engineering: design and construction of water supply, wastewater or stormwater systems, analyse river catchment systems, hydrology and erosion management, and urban drainage systems
Geotechnical engineering: analysis, design and construction of foundations, slopes, earthworks structures and retaining walls
Roading and transportation engineering: design, construction and maintenance of roads, and traffic engineering and urban transportation studies
Environmental engineering: including fundamentals of environmental engineering, the sensitive environment, and resource and environmental management
Well-prepared students have the best chance of success in their studies, so we've put together a free online guide you can use to refresh and sharpen some of the skills you'll need in this programme
Cross-credits from the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) are available.
For this programme, you will need the following:
If English is not your first language you need to have Academic IELTS score of 6.0 (no band<5.5) or equivalent. Have achieved at least one English proficiency outcome in the last two years.