Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Engineering


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Environmental engineering involves the implementation and management of solutions and programs that are in harmony with the principles of sustainable development.

It involves reducing energy and resource use and minimising waste, while providing the community with the development opportunities it needs to grow.

Environmental engineering encompasses:

  • land management
  • process engineering
  • public health issues
  • recycling
  • transport and the built environment
  • waste disposal
  • water and air pollution control
  • water supply.


For the sequence of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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Relevant courses

  • 3292 Master of Engineering Science (Research)
  • 3291 Doctor of Philosophy*

* By research.