Study a civil and environmental engineering degree at the University of Newcastle and help build sustainable communities.

Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) / Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)

Why study with us?

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When you study a civil and environmental engineering degree at the University of Newcastle you will graduate with two degrees after just five years of full-time study.

Career opportunities open to graduates of the combined civil and environmental engineering degree are similar to those of civil engineers in major engineering construction works, however our graduates are also in high demand as specialist consultants for environmentally sensitive projects.

The combined Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) equips you with skills in the design and building of large scale projects such as roads, bridges, airports, major buildings and water supply systems. You will also gain skills to assess and model the potential environmental problems resulting from human activity and to devise solutions for environmental and economic sustainability.

When you graduate with a degree in civil and environmental engineering you will enjoy excellent career prospects and highly competitive starting salaries.

While studying the Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) you will explore the fundamental principles of civil and environmental engineering while also pursuing specialist skills in natural science. You will also have the opportunity to apply your knowledge through relevant work placement with industry leaders.

For more information about the course structure, assumed knowledge and work placement requirements, please visit our handbook page.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Civil)/Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) is accredited by Engineers Australia and other affiliated international organisations. You will be eligible to apply for membership of these organisations upon graduation.

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