ENG371 Civil Engineering Topic Tree - Engineering Technologist (40)

This subject  is only available to students desiring the Bachelor of Technology (Civil Systems) exit point, and provides the topics on the Civil Engineering Topic Tree necessary to complete requirements to graduate as an engineering technologist.

Subject Outlines
Current CSU students can view Subject Outlines for recent sessions. Please note that Subject Outlines and assessment tasks are updated each session.


Session 1 (30)
Bathurst Campus
Session 2 (60)
Bathurst Campus
Session 3 (90)
Bathurst Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: ENG371. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



Five sessions


Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

Enrolment Restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Technology (Civil Systems)



Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Possess a comprehensive, theory based understanding of the underpinning natural and physical sciences and the engineering fundamentals applicable to engineering technology.
  • NOTE: Satisfy the individual learning objectives identifying the specific knowledge to be acquired in each of the topics that are claimed by the student in the completion of this subject.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • The topics for this subject are contained in the Civil Engineering Topic Tree. Each topic has its own objectives, learning materials and assessments. In order to successfully complete this subject, students will need to have completed a minimum of 440 topics in the Topic Tree (including the 240 from ENG 271), including all topics specified in Schedule B: Required Competency for Civil Engineers;
  • Topic Tree branches include: engineering fundamentals; communications and research; sustainability and the enviroment; geotechnical engineering; water and waste water; civil engineering practice; civil engineering construction; roads and transport; project management; business and entrepreneurship; materials engineering; engineering mechanics; and structural engineering;
  • NOTE: Schedule A includes the topics from all branches on the topic tree necessary to commence work as a cadet engineer; and
  • NOTE: Schedule B includes a minimum set of the topics from all branches on the topic tree necessary to be able to practice as a civil engineer


Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure please contact Student Central or ask@csu.edu.au or phone on 1800 275 278.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2019 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.