Geological engineers are responsible for studying the characteristics of the land to be used to execute civil engineering projects, such as buildings, tunnels, roads and bridges. It is also their job to locate deposits, mines and quarries for the resource industry.
The scientific and professional field of geological engineering covers geology, civil engineering and mining engineering.
Students wishing to study this degree course must be interested in geology and working outdoors, as well as being skilled in maths and physics.
In their last year, students can choose from three specialist pathways: Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, and Geology.
The exhaustive training Geological Engineering graduates receive enables them to undertake the following tasks and duties: