Civil Works

Civil engineering is about constructing, managing and maintaining the infrastructure that supports modern society including buildings, bridges, roads, railways and tunnels; airports and mines; dams, ports and harbours; water supplies and sewerage schemes; and irrigation systems and flood mitigation works.

Civil engineering is based on maths, mechanics and physics, but it’s about creative problem-solving at the same time. And as most graduates go on to become managers in their careers, it’s also about understanding what people need to be an effective team.

The profession is very broad, with opportunities to work in many specialist activities, including