What will I learn?

Gain a broad foundation in engineering and enabling sciences, before you choose to specialise your studies in either construction or environment and water.

During the program, you develop skills in problem-solving, teamwork and communication, and gain technical, business management and scientific environmental knowledge. Build your expertise in areas including environmental management, planning and restoration, managed ecosystems and marine science.

Earn invaluable work experience, completed over 60 days, examining current engineering professional practice with emphasis on the creative nature of engineering. At the end of your studies you will have the scientific skills needed to make judgements on the conservation and use of Australia's natural ecosystems and resources.

Majors

Construction; Environment and water

Career opportunities

You can find employment pathways in Government agencies, construction companies, engineering consultancies, building industry, water supply authorities, mining industry, research organisations. As a specialist in environmental science, you can pursue career paths in environmental management and protection, parks and wildlife, resource management, waste and pollution control, catchment management agencies, local councils and environmental consultancies.

Which department am I in?

School of Science and Engineering

CRICOS

085715F

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,600.00 (US$ 19,557) per year
Estimated Total Tuition Fee: AUD $148,000
Start date

Expected February 2020

Venue

Moreton Bay campus

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
A$29,600.00 (US$ 19,557) per year
Estimated Total Tuition Fee: AUD $148,000
Start date

20 July 2020

Venue

University of the Sunshine Coast

90 Sippy Downs Drive,

SIPPY DOWNS,

Queensland,

4556, SUNSHINE COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent entry qualifications: US High School Certificate plus SAT scores, or SAT plus AP scores or ACT scores. Entry qualification for Undergraduate Honours degree: Completion of an Undergraduate degree, or equivalent, with a high level of achievement in the intended area of Honours study. Other English Language Requirements accepted: TOEFL: Paper-based: Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English: Overall score of 50 with no communicative score less than 50; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Overall score of 52 or above with no less than borderline in each skill; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English: Overall score of 45 or above.

For international students

A minimum level of education comparable to successful completion of Australian Year 12 or equivalent, with good grades

IELTS (Academic) - Overall score of 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each subtest; TOEFL: Internet-based - Overall score of 76 with minimum score of 18 for writing; TOEFL: Paper-based - Overall score of 550 with minimum essay score of 4; Pearson Test of English - Overall score of 50 with no sub score less than 50; CAE/CPE (results after Jan 2015) - Overall score of 169 or above with no less than 162 in each skill; ISLPR (IIAA accredited)- (previously ASLPR) - 3 in all four skill areas; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 - Successful completion; USC's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 3 - Successful completion; Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) - Successful completion with a minimum GPA of 2.3.

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Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of the Sunshine Coast offers below pathways course for this subject

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Australian Pacific College
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