Civil Engineering with Architecture @ UNSW

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Attard, Mario M and Vrcelj, Zora (2008) Civil Engineering with Architecture @ UNSW. In: Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Engineering Education: To Industry and Beyond. Mann, Llewellyn, Thompson, Adam and Prue, Howard, eds. Institution of Engineers, Australia, Barton, A.C.T., pp. 494-498.


This paper describes an innovative new multi - disciplinary single undergraduate degree with a major in Civil Engineering and a minor in Architecture completed within four years . The program is Civil Engineering with Architecture. It is not a combined degree , it is a “with” degree . The core of the Civil Engineering Program is maintained and supplemented with almost a full year of courses from the Architecture faculty. The program aims are to provide an appreciation of architectural principles, an understanding of the architect's role, the interaction between architects and engineers, and the importance of ethics, context, sustainability, unique innovative design and aesthetics. Students graduating from this program will be better equipped to collaborate with architects and other professionals in the built environment to produce integrated and sustainable design .

Item type Book Section
ISBN 1921047607
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Current > Division/Research > College of Science and Engineering
Keywords at University of New South Wales, architecture, engineering courses, architectural engineering education, Civil with Architecture Program, CwA Program, Civil Engineering degree, bachelor degrees
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