Study with Charles Sturt Engineering

World-leading education

Join an exceptional community of student engineers who are blazing a new trail in engineering. Developed in consultation with industry leaders to meet demand for entrepreneurial engineers, our engineering degrees build expertise through a combination of hands-on learning and applying theoretical concepts to real-world situations.

Charles Sturt's engineering degrees are designed around project-based learning, where workshops replace lectures, projects replace exams and our innovative and agile Topic Tree replaces semester-long subjects.

CSU Engineering is the top Australian emerging leader in engineering education worldwide

What the professionals say...

“The engineering program is the most exciting development in engineering education in Australia at this time. There is no other program like it offered at any other Australian university.”

Greg Ewing General Manager, Engineers Australia (Sydney Division)

How we're different

Entrepreneurial graduates

As the only engineering program in Australia housed within a business faculty, we bring together technical excellence with communication, financial and management skills that will enhance your ability to make a difference as a leader in the workplace and in society.

Practical experience

Hands-on learning is an important element of all our engineering degrees. You’ll work in the field from your first session in your first year – so you can be confident you’ll graduate highly skilled and ready to make your mark. Not only will you gain practical experience – but you’ll get paid while you learn. All undergraduate work placements are paid, and our postgraduate students can continue working in their current role as they study.

A diverse cohort

We are committed to developing a diverse cohort of students, dispelling any ‘typical engineer’ stereotypes. The boutique nature of our program allows us to ensure that female, non-school leaver, first-in-family, First Nations and regional students are well represented among our student engineers.

4 year-long paid work placements

Get a head  start on chartered status

Charles Sturt Engineering includes undergraduate and postgraduate study and industry experience, giving you much more than the minimum requirements to become an engineer. This means you will have opportunities to accelerate your progress towards acquiring competencies of a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) prior to graduation, which can help fast track you towards chartered status.

Innovative curriculum

Our engineering degrees have been developed in collaboration with industry and engineering education experts from around the world, allowing us to be at the leading edge of learning and teaching. Our programs incorporate the latest education technology to meet current and future workplace needs, ensuring that what you are learning will be relevant in your career.

Career opportunities

Charles Sturt Engineering could prepare you for a career working in:

  • rail, road, airport, bridge, dam, pipeline, mining and energy distribution
  • agricultural innovation
  • land and water management within established drought, flood and pest control practices
  • your own technology company.

The graduate salary for a Civil Engineer is approximately $62k (Graduate Careers Australia).

Our courses

Join an exceptional community of student engineers who are blazing a new trail in engineering. Discover our range of engineering courses.

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Ready to change the world? With Charles Sturt Engineering, you can create a world worth living in.