48 months
42900 AUD/year
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In the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) - Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of the environmental challenges facing our world and how we can apply engineering practice to assess and manage the effects of human and other activity on the natural and built environment.

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Make a positive impact to our world as an environmental engineer, applying your understanding of natural systems and technical engineering skills to find creative solutions to pressures facing our environment and sustainable development. 

The growing need for environmental protection has created high demand for professional environmental engineers. By taking the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) - Environmental Engineering at The University of Western Australia , you’ll gain detailed knowledge on environmental management and design, environmental risk assessment, ecological engineering and design, environmental modelling, oceanography, contaminant fate and transport, hydrology, environmental fluid mechanics and more. A strong emphasis is placed on developing strong analytical and research skills, in particular advanced numerical techniques.

Be guided by world leading academics specialising in oceanography, water engineering, waste management, sustainable engineering and site decontamination.

Why study Environmental Engineering?

  • You’ll make valuable connections with UWA’s industry partners including Water Corp, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation and other members of the environmental engineering industry advisory panel – giving your career a head start. 
  • You will become an industry-ready environmental engineer, highly sought-after by employers in regulatory authorities, mining and construction companies, development organisations, consultancies and government agencies, as the awareness of environmental impacts of engineering projects continues to grow
  • You’ll be joining a community of leaders making a real impact – UWA is ranked 21st in the world and 1st in Australia for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2020). 

Career Pathways

  • Environmental engineer, researcher or consultant
  • Environmental engineers are employed with large construction and mining organisations, large companies, large forestry organisations, regulatory authorities and government departments. Opportunities also exist for self-employment or work with consulting firms providing services to the water, infrastructure, manufacturing, natural resources and environment sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Chemistry—Properties and Energetics 
  • Engineering Practice 
  • Engineering  
  • Earth Systems Engineering 
  • Multivariable Calculus 
  • Mathematical Theory and Methods 
  • Physics for Scientists and Engineers 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


192 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements


Indonesian Secondary School Leaving Certificate (STTB SMA)

  • 8

All India Senior School Certificate (CBSE)

  • 12

Canadian Matriculation (except Quebec)

  • 70

Chinese Gao Kao

  • 525

Chinese Unified Examinations (UEC)

  • 12

French Baccalauréat

  • 12

GCE or Cambridge Advanced-level Examinations

  • 8

German Abitur

  • 3.3

Indian School Certificate (CISCE)

  • 60

International Baccalaureate

  • 27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42900 AUD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /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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