Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

UNSW Sydney

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00098G

Environmental Engineers are concerned with the impact of engineering activities on the environment. They apply a broad knowledge of engineering, science and environmental processes to identify environmental problems and to develop effective solutions for various environmental problems and the provision of sustainable infrastructure. Environmental Engineering embraces aspects of civil engineering, chemical engineering, applied and biological sciences, and environmental studies.Environmental Engineers improve current degraded environments and minimise the disruption of today's engineering activities on tomorrow's environment!


Students must complete 60 days of Industrial Training and 168 Units of Credit.


  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Studies
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Transport Engineering
  • Water and Waste Engineering

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: HSC Mathematics Extension 1 and Physics.


Engineers Australia.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kensington Yes
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

There is a broad range of rewarding career opportunities available to Environmental Engineers across the water, construction, energy, and manufacturing industries.Graduates may also consult on major tender projects such as recycling or desalination plants, and plan sustainable infrastructure.

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