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ENG472 Civil Engineering Tree of Knowledge - Conversion Masters (32)


The core of the engineering curriculum is the Civil Engineering Tree of Knowledge.  The overall tree of knowledge contains around 1,000 topics, covering the range of different specialties within civil engineering.  Students complete these topics in a mastery learning paradigm, with linkages between the topics indicated by  required pre-requisite knowledge.  This subject takes the student through the tree of knowledge to complete topics building upon their prior workplace experience to the point where they are ready to commence a capstone project prior to graduating as a professional engineer.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
Four sessionsSY/USFaculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences

Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to students enrolled in the  Masters of Engineering 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 the engineering discipline; and
  • fluently and critically apply engineering techniques, tools and resources.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • The topics for this subject are contained in the Civil Engineering Tree of Knowledge. 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 600 topics in the Tree of Knowledge (including any credited through RPL), including all topics specified in Schedule B: Core Competency for Graduate Civil Engineers, and at least one of the topics combinations specified in Schedule C: Required competencies for commencement of Capstone projects.


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 23 February 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.