The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

The University of Adelaide

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00123M

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.


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.


  • Smart technologies, Defence systems
  • Renewable energy

Standard 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.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $178,000
  • ATAR: 80

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