- A three or four-year bachelor’s level qualification in civil/ structural/ civil with architecture/ geotechnical engineering or similar engineering discipline with 65% or higher marks in aggregate (the cutoff is higher by 5 to 10 percent for students graduating from certain higher education institutions in India, as per the list of institutions on the official website of the University of New South Wales)
English language requirements:
- IELTS Academic: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 with no less than 6 in each band
- TOEFL PBT: An overall score of 577 with a TWE score of at least 5
- TOEFL iBT: At least 90 overall with minimum 23 in Writing and 22 in Speaking, Listening and Reading
- PTE (Academic): Minimum 64 overall with no component score below 54
- Cambridge English (Advanced): A minimum overall score of 176 with at least 169 in each subtest
- Cambridge English (Proficiency): A minimum overall score of 180 with at least 180 in each subtest
An authorised signed and stamped letter on the official letterhead of the previous education provider stating that more than one year of university-level studies before applying at the University of New South Wales was conducted entirely in English
Application process: Online (through the international students’ application portal on the official website of University of New South Wales)
Documents required for applying:
- Academic transcripts of all previous qualifications
- Certificates of graduation of prior qualifications
- English language proficiency test scorecards
- A copy of passport or similar travel document for proof of nationality
The Australian higher education institutions provide a variety of facilities and student support services through the entire duration of the study programs both inside and outside the college and university premises. To cover the expense of such services and facilities, the higher education institutions in Australia charge a Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) that is determined by the government of the country every year. The international students also need to purchase an Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) from an insurer approved by the immigration authorities of Australia for the duration of their stay Down Under.
Annual tuition fees for Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering at University of New South Wales: AU$ 65,160 (INR 32.55 lacs approximately)
Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF): AU$ 298 (INR 15,130 approximately)
Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC): AU$ 437 (INR 22,188 approximately)
The career opportunities for the civil engineering graduates from the University of New South Wales are varied and plenty. Finding challenging and gratifying jobs on completion of their studies, the graduates give wings to their professional journey at the end of their dynamic study program at the esteemed university. The recruiters all over the world hold the civil engineering graduates in high regard. They have established strong liaisons with the university, ranking it high on the employability scale of the country. The following jobs are the most popular picks among the civil engineering students of the University of New South Wales.
- Structural engineering consultant
- Senior project manager (constructions)
- Design drafter (constructions and architecture)
- Project associate
- Engineering manager (structural)
- Project supervisor (constructions and architecture)
- Restoration consultants
- Senior manager (construction projects).
Being the broadest engineering discipline taught at the University of New South Wales, there are a plethora of scholarship options for the civil engineering students. As the government of Australia continually strives to improve the standards of higher education in the country for the domestic as well as overseas students, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) offers many scholarship opportunities to study in the esteemed Australian higher education institutions. Apart from the DFAT scholarships, Australia Awards, and the Endeavour program, the following are the discipline and faculty specific university-administered scholarships and prizes for the civil engineering students at the University of New South Wales.
- Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship
- University International Postgraduate Award (UIPA)
- Future of Change Scholarship
- Tuition Fee Scholarship (TFS) & Research Stipend
- Neville A. Whiffen Memorial Award
- Faculty of Engineering Student Service Awards
- Rural engineering scholarships
- Women in Engineering Scholarships (for female students only).