Federation University Australia

Master of Engineering Technology (Civil Engineering)

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

The specialised education gained in this program will allow you to obtain employment in the mid level to higher level positions in the industry. It would also provide opportunities with career progression in to the managerial levels. Civil Engineers are responsible for the design and construction of all types of structures including single to multi storied buildings, roads, dams, bridges, pipelines, towers , harbours, airports and railways. Civil engineers also plan, design and test the infrastructure associated with transport, gas supply, water-supply and sewerage systems. As a Civil Engineering graduate, you will have developed technical advanced skills together with the knowledge and appreciation of the environment, sustainable development, social and political aspects that impact upon the work of the civil engineer. Graduates may be employed with private consultants, contracting companies, or with federal, state and local government organisations. There are significant opportunities for employment in Australia, as well as in South-East Asia and throughout the rest of the world.


240 credit points, 14 core units


  • Surface Water Hydrology (ONLINE)
  • Road & Traffic Engineering
  • Terotechnology & Life Cycle Costs (ONLINE)
  • Research Project 1 - Research Methodology
  • Structural Design
  • Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering Practice
  • Modelling and Change (Advanced Level)
  • Structural Design And Construction
  • Modelling And Simulation In Engineering
  • Engineering Project 1
  • Advanced Structural Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Engineering Project 2

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of a recognised 3 or 4 year Engineering bachelor degree in the relevant specialisation (major field) with credit average, awarded by an Australian university, or a recognised overseas equivalent. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.0
  • With no band less than 6.0, or equivalent.


This program is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $59,200 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Acceptance is subject to the following conditions: students have achieved at least a Grade Point Average of 5 (or equivalent for international students) in the last two years of an undergraduate programs without fails (those with fail course(s) will be assessed on a case by case basis); apply to enrol only in a stream (or discipline) which matches the stream (or discipline) in which students obtained their Bachelor degree/s. This is stipulated by the regulations set by the accrediting professional body (EA). Applicants from other disciplines will be individually assessed and bridging programs may be offered.

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