About Environmental engineering

Help design and build sustainable solutions to problems such as climate change, water scarcity, renewable energy and bushfire management.

At Melbourne, you'll gain valuable industry experience and be inspired by world-leading academics in hydrology, hydraulics, water resources and waste management.  You'll learn from consultants who have led major international projects in sustainable land, water and coastal resource management.

Our unique curriculum is aligned with the top institutions of the world, ensuring you'll graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher-level qualification that is recognised globally.

Discover the Environmental Engineering Systems major

Associate Professor Angus Webb talks through how you can make a difference with environmental engineering in Australia, or internationally.

Graduate degree pathways

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Why study Enviornmental Engineering at the University of Melbourne

Be inspired by leading reasearchers

Be inspired by leading reasearchers

Learn from top researchers who are working on groundbreaking innovations such as taking sludge out of wastewater, turning any water into drinking water, and digital vineyards.

Connect with a global network

Connect with a global network

You'll have access to internships and engage with consultants who work on projects around the world, including in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India.

Graduate career ready

Graduate career ready

Graduate ready to work as an environmental engineer in industries such as conservation, renewable energy, mining, oil and gas, waste management and water resources.

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