About Environmental engineering

Improve the liveability of our cities and sustainability of our resources with an environmental engineering degree at Australia’s leading university.

Gain valuable industry experience and be inspired by world leading academics in hydrology, hydraulics, water resources and waste management. Learn from consultants who have led major international projects in sustainable land, water and coastal resource management.

At Melbourne, we’ve designed a unique curriculum aligned with the top institutions of the world, ensuring you graduate with the ideal combination of advanced technical and professional skills valued by employers, and a higher level qualification that is recognised globally.

How to study environmental engineering at Melbourne

Start with a three-year Bachelor of Science degree and choose the Environmental Engineering Systems major, then complete a two-year Master of Environmental Engineering to become an accredited engineer. Or, complete any undergraduate degree at a recognised institution* to study a 2–3 year Master of Environmental Engineering.

Already a qualified Engineer? Advance your career or change your field with the one-year Master of Environmental Systems Engineering.

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*Any undergraduate degree from a recognised institution including the prerequisite subjects outlined on the course pages with a weighted average mark of at least H3 (65%), or equivalent.

Graduate degree pathways