Study environmental engineering and science at the University of Newcastle and work toward a sustainable future.

Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental) / Bachelor of Science

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Environmental Engineering and Science at the University of Newcastle

Environmental Engineering StudentThe combined Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)/ Bachelor of Science provides students with an opportunity to undertake concurrent studies in environmental engineering and science, graduating with two degrees in just five years of full-time study.

When you study an environmental engineering and science degree at the University of Newcastle you will develop the skills and knowledge to contribute to scientific development in many areas of technology, industry or agriculture whilst also applying engineering principles to the problems of human interaction with the environment.

The Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)/Bachelor of Science is acknowledged as one of the leading environmental engineering degrees in Australia. The combined degree is taught by academics of international repute with active research in hydrological design, hydro-climatological variability, environmental modelling and ecosystem risk and impact analysis. Lecturers of the environmental group serve on national and international engineering and scientific committees.

To provide hands on experience within the environmental engineering and science degree, a number of courses involve the active participation of senior practicing engineers from environmental engineering consultancies throughout the Hunter region. You will also undertake industry based work placement to enhance your knowledge and showcase your skills.

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

The Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental)/Bachelor of Science is accredited by Engineers Australia and through the Washington Accord by reciprocating bodies in the UK, United States and other countries. You will be eligible to apply for membership to these organisations upon graduation.

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