Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental Engineering)
- CRICOS: 079519E
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- 32 units
- 4 years or part-time equivalent
Be the change
Be the change you want to see in the world, with the help of USQ’s Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental). Study while you work, either online or on-campus, and have you the flexibility to adapt your study to your life.
USQ’s lecturers will provide you with the first-class knowledge and skills needed to prepare you to study and change the effects of major environmental issues and work in some of the most influential environmental sectors. Plan, design and implement change in the infrastructure of land development and rehabilitation, water and soil management and create innovative solutions to complex problems. With your skills and knowledge, a wide variety of careers will be available to you after you graduate as a qualified Professional Engineer, Environmental Engineer or Natural Resource Manager.
Apply your knowledge through practical work experience and an exciting final year research project that will give you hands-on industry experience. Previous students have produced projects in the fields of an investigation into obtaining energy for abattoir wastewater, the revised field procedure for surface irrigation evaluation and the ranking of potential emissions reducing technologies for businesses.
Expand your field of study
You have an opportunity to increase your knowledge further and combine your major studies in Environmental Engineering with a four-unit minor in Management, Climatology, Data Management or Geographic Information Systems.
When you graduate with your Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you will be eligible to apply for membership with Engineers Australia as a graduate Professional Engineer. With the experience you will gain from working in the field, you may apply for chartered status as a Professional Engineer. You will also have the opportunity to work overseas, with your accreditation recognised in those countries that are signatories to the Washington Accord.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete practical experience, where interactive hands-on activities, such as experiments and use of specialist equipment, are undertaken.
All students must be able to meet the physical and other professional requirements of practical experience within this program.Residential schools
In addition to the courses listed below, external students will also have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
This degree has a mandatory attendance requirement for some of the residential school courses. The dates and location of the mandatory residential schools are available from the Residential School Schedule or please contact us for more information.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|plus 21 x major courses
|plus 8-9 x practice courses (0 unit value)
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes a compulsory professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4 SA) or equivalent, and Mathematics B (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
- Recommended study: Year 12 Physics (4SA)
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 1, 2019 - Monday 25 February 2019.
- Semester 2, 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019.