Environmental engineers work to combat the negative impacts of human activity on the environment. They reduce waste, promote eco-design and strive to improve our environmental systems.
This degree enables an additional, specialised science focus which compliments the core engineering foundations.
What will you do in the Engineering (Honours) (Environmental and Climate Solutions) with Science degree from University of Adelaide?
- Build technical skills for tackling problems around water, energy, food, pollution, waste, and natural hazards.
- Discover the connections between infrastructure, environment, society, and economy in the developed and developing world.
- Develop knowledge and skills in a science major matched to your interests and career goals.
- Complete an eight-week practical engineering experience.
- Apply your learning to real-world projects based on industry needs.
The employment outlook for environmental engineers is excellent. Global concern is rising about water resources, energy, food security, pollution, waste, natural hazards and climate change.
New industries are emerging in response to these challenges, focused on developing sustainable solutions. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental and Climate Solutions) prepares graduates for careers across a range of fields, including: water resources; energy; recycling; pollution; natural hazards; transport; natural resources; infrastructure; defence; and information technology. Opportunities are likely within multinational companies, engineering consulting firms, government departments, water authorities, and research organisations.For information about career opportunities in science, see Bachelor of Science.
The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.
As part of the engineering degree, students are required to complete eight weeks of approved practical experience.
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- Advanced Civil Engineering Hydraulics
- Integrated Environment Planning and Impact Assessment
- Environmental Decision Making
- Innovation and Creativity
- Energy Management, Economics & Policy
- Urban Futures
Graduates qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering Natural Sciences Environmental Management View 35 other Bachelors in Environmental Engineering in Australia
- CRICOS code: 097236M
- Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject or
- IELTS/TOEFL/Pearson/C1 advanced
- One of the following qualifications:
- Selection Rank (International): 80
- International Baccalaureate (IB): 29
- Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE): 19
- United Entrance Certificate (UEC) [Malaysia]: 15
- General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level: 9
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD): 75%
- British Columbia Certificate of Graduation (Canada): 75%
- Alberta High School Diploma (Canada): 82
- ISC & CBSE [India]: 75%
- ISBE [India]: 85%
- SAT (in conjunction with American High School Diploma): 1270
- AP (in conjunction with American High School Diploma): 9
- Abitur: 3.1
- Thailand Certificate of Secondary Education: 2.7
- Bang Tot Nghiep Trung Hoc Pho Thong: 8.0
- STPM or Matrikulasi: 3.00
- Kuwait General School Secondary Certificate: 77
- and more
International46000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 46000 AUD per year during 60 months.
Domestic students: Commonwealth-supported place
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