Skip to main content
USQ Logo
The current and official versions of the course specifications are available on the web at http://www.usq.edu.au/course/specification/current.
Please consult the web for updates that may occur during the year.

CIV2605 Construction Engineering

Short Description: Construction Engineering
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Student contribution band : Band 2
ASCED code : 030901 - Construction Engineering
Grading basis : Graded

Synopsis

The construction sector is a major part of the civil engineering, mining engineering and building industries. Construction projects range in size from the small (such as the construction of a swimming pool or a subdivision cul de sac) to the very large (such as the construction of a hydro electric power scheme, a freeway system or a mine). However, all projects share the common factors of utilising workers, machines and materials, and of requiring organisation and control. The graduate civil or mining engineer must, therefore, be familiar with the range of construction equipment and techniques in common use, and must be able to plan and direct construction works. The course covers the areas of construction techniques, construction management and concrete technology.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2019 Online