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Postgraduate subject

Civil Engineering

Pūhanga Metarahi

09 November 2023
Civil Engineering graduates can be found working in structural, geotechnical, transportation, and environmental fields.


Civil Engineering


Te Tari Pūhanga Metarahi, Rawa Taiao | Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering strives to attain the highest possible standards in both teaching and research at graduate level. Students and staff work closely together to extend and challenge their talents and abilities.

The Department has extensive laboratory and office space, in-house computing, and access to an engineering library. Students from throughout the world are welcomed in the Department.

UC graduates obtain employment internationally. Excellence in research has been recognised with distinguished awards from Aotearoa New Zealand and international institutions won by our staff. The Department takes pride in providing a comprehensive, practical, and stimulating educational learning experience.

We also offer a variety of block courses for working engineers to increase their skill levels while still in employment.

Civil Engineering

Why Study - Body

What will my study involve?

Te Tari Pūhanga Metarahi, Rawa Taiao | Department of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering hosts many active research groups and has an international reputation.

Our research groups include:

  • Fire Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Hydrological and Ecological Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Timber Engineering
  • Bridge Engineering
  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Steel and Concrete Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • Renewable Energy.

Civil Engineering

Career - Body

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Find out more about what you can do with a degree in Civil Engineering.

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