A candidate shall complete approved courses of a value not less than 576 credits and shall comply
with the prescribed curriculum requirements (which may exceed 576). Note: The core courses listed
below, plus one elective course of 16 or more credits, constitute the courses recognised for the
degree in terms of Rule FB8.2. DP and examination requirements to pass the core courses are set out
in the course information sheets issued at the start of all Civil Engineering core courses.
The curriculum has a strong foundation in the natural sciences, mathematics and applied mechanics.
From the second year of study, students are introduced to courses in structural engineering and
materials, water engineering (hydraulics and water quality), geotechnical engineering, and urban
engineering, including transportation. In the final year, the two major courses of Design Project and
Research Report allow students to integrate their knowledge and develop advanced problem-solving
Professional aspects are covered by courses in communication and civil engineering practice.