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What will I learn?

Gain the skills and knowledge you'll need to enter the diverse and rewarding field of environmental engineering.

This course offers you the chance to specialise in fields of engineering critical to solving the world’s environmental challenges. Land contamination and rehabilitation, energy, hydrogeology, wastewater treatment, and sustainable cities are strong focus areas.

As an environmental engineering student, you’ll learn engineering concepts and technical skills in order to:

preserve the environment
minimise water, soil and air pollution
assess the environmental impact of engineering projects
develop remediation measures for environmental degradation
deliver sustainable solutions through engineering processes

Elective subjects such as the China Environmental Challenges Study Tour or the Sustainable Cities for the Future France Study Tour will provide you with the opportunity to gain a global perspective of the world’s environmental challenges and the role engineers can play in solving them.

You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to be able to conserve water resources, supply safe drinking water in challenging contexts, undertake rehabilitation of contaminated land and groundwater, design systems to sustainably manage wastes and reduce the environmental footprint in urban and rural communities and prepare environmental impact studies for major infrastructure projects.

You’ll also have the opportunity to design creative solutions through inspiring and sustainable design and build projects, as well as taking part in the Engineers Without Borders Challenge - a humanitarian-focused course offered in all RMIT engineering degrees.

Career

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 treatment environmental remediation

Which department am I in?

STEM College

CRICOS

079627A

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$41,280.00 (22,70,627) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 May 2022

More details

Start date

18 July 2022

Venue

RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University)

Melbourne City Campus,

124 La Trobe Street,

MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3000, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a recognized equivalent Year 12 studies program to the required standard. To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests: IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.0 (with no individual band below 5.5); TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 60 (with minimum of 10 in Reading, 9 in Listening, 16 in Speaking and 19 in Writing); Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 50 (with no communication band less than 42); Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 169 with no less than 162 in any component

For international students

You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) with a minimum 65% average

To study this program you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)
TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)
Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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