Study environmental engineering at the University of Newcastle and develop sustainable solutions for complex environmental issues.

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental)

Why study with us?

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Environmental engineers are in demand throughout the world and are typically employed as specialist consultants to provide environmental impact assessments for major projects.

Our environmental engineering degree will prepare you for a career in environmental engineering where you will design and manage sustainable solutions for complex environmental problems, including the global issues of water pollution and soil erosion.

When you study a Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) at the University of Newcastle you will be taught in specialist laboratories by teaching staff who are recognised internationally for their expertise in environmental sustainability.

This degree is accredited by Engineers Australia and through the Washington Accord by reciprocating bodies in the UK, United States and other countries.

Student Community

We have a thriving student community with groups and activities that both compliment your study and make for a great university experience. Check out our Engineering Facebook page.

You can join Young Engineers Australia, which is currently the single largest sub group within Engineers Australia, with a membership base comprising of over 40,000 young engineers. The group arranges a range of events such as resume writing, presentation skills, discipline specific technical presentations and technical site visits.


Go8 Engineering Associate

Our position as one of the most highly ranked engineering faculties in Australia is recognised through our associate membership of the Group of Eight.

What you will study