Master of Environmental Engineering

  • CRICOS code: 106107H

Where will this take me?



As an environmental engineer you could work in catchment management, conservation and natural resources, resource planning and management, waste and water resources, engineering consulting and more.

Transferable skillset

You’ll gain a transferable skillset that will be highly valued in management consulting, finance, business analysis, project management and many other areas.

Our graduates are working in a diverse range of sectors including:

IndustriesCompanies Job roles
  • Catchment management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Conservation and natural resources
  • Consultancy
  • Infrastructure engineering
  • Energy
  • Mining
  • Resource planning and management
  • Oil and gas
  • Waste and water resources
  • Alluvium Consulting
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • China Ministry of Environmental Protection
  • GHD
  • Golder Associates
  • Jacobs
  • KBR Inc
  • KPMG
  • Melbourne Water
  • North Sumatra Hydro Energy
  • Woodside Energy
  • Application Engineer
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Senior Consultant
  • Hydrologist
  • Project Environmental Engineer


An internationally recognised qualification

The Master of Environmental Engineering is professionally recognised under EUR-ACE® (accrediting agency: ASIIN) and the Washington Accord (through Engineers Australia), so you can work as an engineer in Australia, Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, US, and more.

Supporting your next step in your career:

If you’ve completed your undergraduate studies at an Australian university, you’ll be automatically considered for a Melbourne Graduate Scholarship to support you starting the next chapter in your career.  There’s no need to apply, because we’ll assess your application and you could be eligible for A$5,000.

If you’re an international student, whether you're a new or current student, you could be eligible for a merit-based scholarships of A$10,000 or more, wherever you are in the world. Learn more about undergraduate study options or graduate study options.


Hannah Yap

My subjects reflected real-life complexities of current environmental problems and It was eye-opening to learn the importance of an interdisciplinary approach when facing these challenges.

Master of Engineering (Environmental)

Graduate pathways

Once you've completed your undergraduate degree, you can go on to gain employment or begin a graduate degree and work towards a professional qualification such as law, engineering or medicine. Or you could join our graduate research community and contribute to our world-changing research.

Your graduate degree will be internationally recognised, and set you apart from those who study a traditional Australian single or double degree.

Explore the graduate pathways available once you complete your undergraduate degree here.