This major combines studies in civil engineering with additional specialist study and project work in geotechnical engineering.
This specialisation incorporates soil mechanics, rock mechanics and engineering geology, and will equip you with the expertise to approach complex, multidisciplinary problems involving earth materials.
Civil and geotechnical engineers typically work on projects involving roads, landslides, pile foundations, excavations, spillways, tunnels and mining.
This dual major is supported by a range of industry partners and you'll learn from experts working in civil and geotechnical engineering.
Graduate in demand
- UQ is the only university in Queensland to offer specialised study in geotechnical engineering.
- This popular engineering discipline provides strong insights for students seeking to work in the civil and mining sectors.