The University of Adelaide

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental) / Bachelor of Arts

The University of Adelaide

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

This program equips graduates with a multidisciplinary skill-set. In this combined program, students study the concepts of environmental engineering and undertake an arts major of their choice. Students explore the connections between infrastructure, environment, society and the economy, in both the developed and developing world. And they learn an integrated approach to solving complex problems associated with water, energy, food, pollution, waste and natural hazards. With designated courses from both disciplines counted towards the combined degree program, the degree can typically be completed in five years (full-time), compared with seven years if undertaken separately. At the end of the combined degree, students will graduate with one parchment. Combining two areas of study offers graduates not only a more diverse experience at university, but also greater scope of career prospects.


Students are required to complete 6 weeks work experience as part of the engineering academic program.


  • Anthropology
  • Asian studies
  • Australian studies
  • Chinese
  • Classical studies
  • Cultural studies
  • Economics
  • English
  • Engineering- Smart Technologies
  • Engineering- Defence systems
  • Engineering- Renewable energy
  • Environmental studies
  • European studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • Gender studies
  • German
  • History
  • Indonesian
  • International studies
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Labour studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematical sciences
  • Media and communication
  • Modern Greek
  • Music studies
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish.

Standard entry requirements

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


Graduates of the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental) qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
North Terrace International: $222,500
  • ATAR: 80
  • Part-time : 10 years

Further information

A combined degree is an approved combination of two degrees, which includes components from both programs and satisfies the minimum of one of those degree programs but not both individual degrees (unlike a double degree).

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