48 months
41280 AUD/year
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This Environmental Engineering (Honours) program at RMIT University offers you the chance to specialise in civil, groundwater or chemical engineering. Land contamination, hydrogeology, wastewater treatment, and sustainable cities and infrastructure are strong focus areas.   

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You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to be able to improve water quality, conserve water resources and develop cleaner process and production technologies for a range of industries.   

You'll also know how to undertake rehabilitation of contaminated land and groundwater, design systems to manage waste and prepare environmental impact studies.

Why study the Environmental Engineering (Honours) program at RMIT University ?

Studying environmental engineering at RMIT offers the following benefits:

  • Prepare yourself for employment 

With the opportunity to undertake industry placements either locally or internationally, you'll be work ready when you graduate. There are also opportunities to tackle research projects in partnership with industry, like the Engineers Without Borders Challenge Scholarship.

  • Gain an international perspective

You’ll have the opportunity to learn about the environment from a global perspective through elective subjects such as the China Environmental Challenges Study Tour or the Sustainable Cities for the Future France Study Tour.

  • A globally accredited qualification

As a graduate, you will be eligible for membership of Engineers Australia, and your qualification will be recognised by all 18 countries that are signatories to the International Engineering Alliance, the Washington Accord. These include the USA, UK, China, New Zealand, Japan, Korea and Singapore.


Environmental engineering offers you diverse career options. You’ll have a real opportunity to make a significant difference to the world by introducing sustainable practices to preserve the environment, remediating environmental disasters, and preparing the community for adverse effects of climate change.

You'll find employment opportunities in:

  • environmental consultancies
  • government departments and regulatory bodies
  • private businesses
  • contaminated land industries
  • mining
  • water treatmentenvironmental remediation

Graduates have gone on to work at a range of organisations including:

  • EPA Victoria 
  • The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.


The Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) (Honours) is fully accredited by Engineers Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Environmental Chemistry 
  • Engineering Mathematics 
  • Geology
  • Engineering Practice   
  • Life on Earth
  • Mathematics and Statics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 079627A  

  • You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average 
  • Equivalent qualifications may also include completion of the RMIT Foundation Studies program or a recognised post-secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41280 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41280 AUD per year during 48 months.
  • Domestic Students: Commonwealth supported places 

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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