Water Engineering Project

10 Units

This course provides a practical introduction to investigation and design techniques in water engineering. The emphasis is on a realistic problem requiring investigation of several options in a multi-objective context and conceptual design. The problem is set by a practising engineer.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Engineering
Availability Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Develop investigation and conceptual design skills in a multi-objective, multi-option problem framework
  2. Apply research and design skills to solve design problems
  3. Work as part of a design team
  4. Communicate and interact at a professional level
  5. Demonstrate a sophistication and maturity in approach to and execution of project with evidence of professional level skills and attitudes
  • Investigation of a range of water engineering options in a multi-objective context
  • Hydrologic analysis
  • Conceptual hydraulic/water resources design
  • This course has similar content to CIVL4541. I f you have completed CIVL4541, you cannot enrol in this course.
Assumed Knowledge Content covered in CIVL4450 Water Engineering
Assessment Items
  • Report: Final Report/Client Proposal

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 7 hour(s) per Week for 6 Weeks starting week 2
This course runs for six weeks over a twelve week period. It runs in weeks 2,4,6,8,10 and 12.

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for CIVL6541
Got a question?

Contact us for advice on how to apply, enrol, or for more information.

Ready to start?

Once you’ve read our Application guide you’re ready to apply