What will I learn?

The Environmental Engineering programme is structured on a flexible and diverse system that allows students to choose from a broad range of courses to receive a well-rounded education while maintaining high academic standards.

Students take the common engineering courses which deals with basic concepts in mathematics, science and fundamental engineering principles, followed by a balanced-mix of core courses in environmental engineering discipline.

Courses offered include fluid mechanics, hydrology, environmental chemistry, environmental processes, and environmental microbiology, water supply engineering, wastewater engineering, solid waste engineering, geo-environmental engineering, hydraulics and basic structural design.

During the course of study, students also have the chance to register for Professional Internship (PI) in a private company or public organization, where they learn to practise environmental engineering under the guidance of experienced engineers and managers.

Students can opt for Specialization in Civil Infrastructure in Year 3 and Year 4. Upon completion of the following five courses, students will receive a certificate and are eligible to sit for Professional Engineer Examination with the Professional Engineering Board, Singapore.

In the final year, the programme concentrates on training students in professional environmental engineering practice as well as managerial and entrepreneurial skills and students are also required to complete a two-semester duration research project in any of the specializations in environmental engineering.

Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in Business

A Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Environmental Engineering with Business Major would be offered jointly by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Nanyang Business School.

Students will be trained in both Engineering and Business over the normal programme duration of 4 years.

Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in Business (International Trading)

Specialization in International Trading would be offered to the Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Environmental Engineering and Business Major. It is jointly offered by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Nanyang Business School.

Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in Society & Urban Systems

A Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) degree in Environmental Engineering with a Second Major in Society & Urban Systems would be offered jointly by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

Students will be trained with knowledge in social sciences aspects of urban systems planning and policy-making, while maintaining a firm engineering foundation over the normal programme duration (i.e. 4 years).

Double Degree in Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) and Bachelor of Arts (Economics)​

This double degree programme of Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Environmental Engineering and Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Economics is offered jointly by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering and School of Social Sciences.

It aims to equip students with excellent knowledge and competency in Engineering and Economics over the programme duration of 5 years. Graduates of this programme can expect more career options in the engineering-and-economics-related and beyond. Engineers who have strong economic knowledge will be better equipped for management positions when moving up the corporate ladder.​

Which department am I in?

College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
Annual fee - Subsidised tuition fee: SG $17,550; Non-Subsidised tuition fee (lab-based fee): SG $32,950; non lab-based fee: SG $31,970
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Engineering

70 Nanyang Drive,

Block N1.3 Level B1,

637457, Singapore

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have completed at least 12 years of general education or will be taking High School national examinations in the year of application in order to be considered for admission.

Submission of IELTS (a minimum Overall 6, writing 6) or TOEFL (a minimum of 90) or SAT (a minimum of 1250 for SAT taken for March 2016 onwards) or Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) (a minimum of 55) or ACT with Writing (a minimum of composite score of 30 in ACT with Writing in one sitting) or Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) are only compulsory for applicants

With PRC Gao Kao qualification (i.e. Applicants who will be taking Gao Kao in June 2020 and those who have already taken Gao Kao) OR

With Taiwan General Scholastic Ability Test (GSAT) qualification OR

With South Korean College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT)/High School Diploma qualification OR

Who do not take up English language in Junior and Senior High School or taken English language only as a 2nd language.

For IELTS, TOEFL and PTE Academic, only scores obtained in the 2 years leading up to the application deadline will be considered. The validity period for SAT and ACT is 5 years.

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

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