Master of Engineering (Civil and Structural)

University of Adelaide, The

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

Civil and structural engineers create and maintain buildings, systems and infrastructure. They make sure bridges, roads, tunnels, railways, dams, airports and water channels meet the needs of our society in safe and sustainable ways. This intensive degree is suited to high-achieving engineering graduates, as well as engineers with relevant work experience. It is fully accredited by Engineers Australia. Our Master of Engineering (Civil and Structural) comprises a foundation year and an advanced studies year. We have a strong focus on design and analysis using modern, computer-based methods. You will: study structural dynamics, reinforced concrete and steel design, develop and evaluate geotechnical models, pursue specialist topics according to your interests and career goals, build communication and project management skills, undertake a significant research project.

Designed for

Engineering graduates who wish to extend their knowledge of their given discipline


  • The Master of Engineering is a 48-unit program comprising: 12 units of core courses
  • 12 units of foundation courses
  • 12 units of advanced technical coursework and
  • a project to the value of 12 units, which introduces candidates to research.


  • Engineering-civil and structural

Standard entry requirements

A completed four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree or equivalent in a related discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.5.


The Master of Engineering (Civil and Structural) is provisionally accredited by Engineers Australia.

Study pathways

An exit path will be available for students completing only the foundation year, after they satisfy a set requirement in the relevant discipline. In this case a graduate diploma will be awarded. To remain in this program, students must maintain a high grade point average (GPA) throughout their candidature.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $97,000 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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