Master of Engineering Science (Environmental Engineering)

Study Programme Details
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session, Summer Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey with UNSW’s Master of Engineering Science in Environmental Engineering, a two-year postgraduate program hosted by Australia’s premier School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Designed for those holding an accredited engineering degree, this program opens doors to specialization, providing a unique blend of expertise in engineering and sustainability.


Dive into the heart of sustainable urban development with a focus on safety and ethics. This program offers a distinctive opportunity to merge engineering principles with environmental consciousness. Gain profound insights into diverse areas, including transport engineering, waste management, water engineering, renewable energy, civil engineering, and project management. The Master of Engineering Science is a non-accredited program tailored to deepen your expertise and empower you to steer your career in the desired direction. Applicants with a related degree or extensive professional experience can apply for up to 50% credit in this program.

Admission Requirements

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Degree structures can vary depending on your specialisation of choice, the number of courses you choose and timetabling, to give you an indication you can consider the below.

Depending on your specialisation and your previous studies/professional experience you may study:

  • At least 4 Disciplinary Courses
  • At least 4 Advanced Disciplinary Courses
  • At least 1 Engineering and Technical Management Course
  • At least 3 enquiry-based courses (which includes a research project)
  • At least 4 elective courses (across Disciplinary, Advanced Disciplinary and Engineering and Technical Management courses)

Through the Disciplinary and Advanced Disciplinary Knowledge courses you’ll learn the technical knowledge and skills you need for your chosen specialisation. You’ll also update your knowledge in cutting-edge developments in your area of interest.

Engineering and Technical Management courses help you build skills in communicating and justifying professional decisions, employing ethical approaches to practice, and developing the abilities required for roles more focused on project and or staff management, leadership and strategy.

You’ll complete a research project in this degree within the enquiry-based courses. In this you can choose to develop your Postgraduate Research skills to assist with the research project component of the degree or as your first step towards a Higher Degree Research (PhD) program. Or you can complete a “Launching a Startup” course where you will be equipped with the skills necessary to successfully commercialise your ideas.

  • International Fee to Complete Degree $112,500
  • Domestic Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP) are available for this program

Future Career Outcomes

Uncover inspiring stories of alumni triumphs and explore how this program aligns with industry demands. Witness the relevance of skill development in navigating the evolving landscape of environmental engineering.

Visa Requirements:

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