Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

The University of Adelaide

Interested in engineering and care about our planet's future? Look no further than environmental engineering at Adelaide. The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental) provides students with the skills to design integrated solutions to some of the planet's most challenging environmental problems. Students learn about the connections between infrastructure, environment, society and economy in the developed and developing world, and use an integrated approach to solve complex problems associated with water, energy, food, pollution, waste, and natural hazards. Led by award-winning academics who are global experts in their field, students are nurtured in a team environment and apply their knowledge to real-world projects based on industry needs. Recent projects have covered: urban water, integrated river management, development issues in the Mekong region of South East Asia, strategic infrastructure planning, and environmental protection.

Course Fee:

International: $172,000

Entry Requirements:

Prerequisites: SACE Stage 2: Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics and one of Chemistry or Physics. International Baccalaureate: Mathematics (HL grade 3) and Chemistry (SL grade 4 / HL grade3) or Physics (SL grade 4/ HL grade 3). If Stage 2 studies were undertaken prior to 2017, the equivalent subject was known as Mathematical Studies.


In the first two years of the program students build a mathematical, scientific and engineering design foundation. In the third and fourth years studies include professional engineering courses, specialisations, communication and management courses, and project work. The program also includes studies in environmental economics and environmental law.Students are required to complete 6 weeks of approved practical experience.

Subjects you can Study:

Smart technologies, Defence systems; Renewable energy

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00123M

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info No Full time 4 years
North Terrace No info No Part time 8 years

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* QS World University Rankings By Subject, 2019. ^ Excellence in Research for Australia, 2018. † London Economics, 2018. 
CRICOS No. 00123M

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