The Master of Civil Engineering is offered full-time, part-time, and on-campus at the Gold Coast.
Griffith is ranked among the top 2% of universities worldwide. Their reputation for research and teaching excellence, along with strong ties to industry, make us one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia–Pacific.
This degree will give advanced study across the breadth of specializations in civil engineering.
It is designed to extend and deepen the knowledge and skills gained from an undergraduate degree in civil engineering.
It is ideal for professional civil engineers who aspire to develop their design skills and advance their capabilities to analyze and solve structural problems across a wide range of real-world civil engineering applications.
The faculty and student ratio for this program is 1:14.
To be eligible for the award of Master of Civil Engineering, a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
gain 40 credit points for List A courses (Construction Project Management, Transportation Engineering, and etc)
gain 80 credit points for List B courses (Advanced Topics in Engineering Management, Advanced Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete, and etc )
The Student could be eligible for different scholarships based on their academic background.
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The average salary goes up to 54,510 USD after completing this program.
An international student must obtain a Student VISA for study and work in Australia for a period longer than 6 months. There are different types of visa such as:
Student Visa: The student visa is a temporary visa that allows students to come to Australia for a specified period to study at an Australian educational institution.
Visitor Visa: After completing the course, students may need to apply for a Visitor (Tourist) Visa to attend the graduation ceremony or stay to have a holiday.
Relative’s Visitor Visa: If a Student’s relatives wish to attend the graduation ceremony and require a letter to assist with their Visitor Visa application, they can order an official Graduation letter.
Temporary Graduate Visa: The Temporary Graduate Visa allows graduates to work in Australia temporarily after they finish their studies. It has two streams: the Graduate Work stream and the Post-Study Workstream.
Applying For permanent Residency: International students who wish to remain in Australia permanently need to apply for Permanent Residency (PR).
If students are under 18 years of age, they must have approved accommodation and welfare arrangements in place before a visa can be issued.
Students will need the following documentation when applying for a Student VISA:
A copy of the offer letter
A copy of electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE)
The visa application payment specified on the Department of Home Affairs website.
Australian students' visa allows international students to work part-time while pursuing their full-time degree courses.
A student visa of Australia under subclass 500 allows the student to work for up to 40 hours every fortnight during the academic session.
Students can work for unlimited hours during holidays or scheduled breaks with an Australian student visa.
To ensure working while studying in Australia, a student must pursue a minimum 2-year degree course from an Australian university.
The international students working in Australia have the same basic rights in their workplace as other Australian workers have.
The student can start working while studying in Australia, once they start their course of study.
Having a minimum lawful pay rate is mandatory.
The minimum wages in Australia are generally calculated on an hourly or weekly basis.
As per an announcement made by the FWC (Fair Work Commission), the national minimum wage for employees in Australia has been increases by 3.5%. The new pay rate has been set at 13.07 USD per hour.
Career and Placement after Course
Followings are the career/Job opportunities after Master in Civil Engineering:
Senior roles in the building, construction, infrastructure, and mining industries
Structural analysis and design services to engineering projects such as roads, bridges, tunnels, water distribution networks, and high-rise buildings