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Environmental Engineering, B.Eng.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #151 (ARWU) Guangzhou, China
School of Environment and Energy (SEE) at the South China University of Technology includes 3 departments and 2 research institutes/centers, namely Environmental Science Department, Environmental Engineering Department, Municipal Engineering Department, Environmental Science Research Institute, and New Energy Research Center.
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The school possesses 2 key laboratories: Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Ecosystem Restoration in Industry Clusters of the Ministry of Education and Key Laboratory of Environmental Protection and Eco-remediation of the Guangdong Regular Higher Education Institutions.

SEE has taken up a number of projects, including national “863” Program, National Natural Science Foundation, Guangdong Province Natural Science Foundation, etc. The school has made breakthroughs in research and techniques involving industrial wastewater pollution control, ecosystem restoration, air pollution control, solid waste control and reclamation, and water decontamination.

International students undertaking this Environmental Engineering program at the South China University of Technology will:

  • Receive a thorough grounding in theoretical engineering and the application of those broad principles to practical research-based projects and/or industry-based projects;
  • Develop professional capabilities to participate in and contribute to engineering project teams; 
  • Have a broad appreciation of and be able to specialize in water treatment engineering, air pollution control engineering, solid waste disposal and recycling, and biological technology;
  • Acquire, through theory and practice, cross-cultural literacy and, improved proficiency in English, and enhanced Chinese language skills.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Air Pollution Control Engineering
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • High school transcripts with good record
  • English language certificate (only for non-English speaking countries)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3387 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3387 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3387 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3387 EUR per year and a duration of 48 months.
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RMB 26,000 year 

Living costs for Guangzhou

  • 3693 - 6130 CNY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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