Water, like many natural resources, is the lifeblood of individuals and communities across the world. Effective and sustainable water and wastewater treatment are crucial for urban populations as well as environmentally responsible waste management.
If you’re an engineer or professional interested in expanding your knowledge and skills in the area, this Engineering Science - Water, Wastewater and Waste Engineering degree will cover current and future technologies for water usage, wastewater treatment and waste disposal.
In this degree at the University of New South Wales you’ll learn the fundamentals of current practices in this field and engage with existing and future technologies ensuring your degree is relevant today and tomorrow.
Water is a key natural resource that plays a crucial role in our daily lives. Graduates of this degree have many professional opportunities available to them including becoming a Water Treatment Specialist with a public water utility like Sydney Water or a consulting company. You could also pursue a role as an Environmental Engineer managing water and waste issues for a mining company. The degree will give you the skills to engineer and design water infrastructure.
Career opportunities include roles in:
- Coastal, ocean and estuarine engineering and management
- River flow, floodplain management and catchment hydrology
- Groundwater research and management
- Civil engineering hydraulics
- Offshore renewable energy
- Environmental studies and climate change adaptation
- Wetland Restoration
- Deformation Monitoring Surveys
- Groundwater Resource Investigation
- Advanced Water Quality Principles
- Water Engineering
- Water and Wastewater Analysis and Quality Requirements
- Water Treatment
- Wastewater Treatment
- Solid Waste Management
- Hazardous Waste Management
- 24 months
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DisciplinesEnvironmental Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 42 other Masters in Environmental Engineering in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
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Admission to this program requires one of the following:
- A recognised 4-year Bachelor degree in an appropriate area of engineering with a minimum 65% average; or
- Completion of the 5341 UNSW Graduate Diploma in Engineering Science with a minimum 65% average; or
- Completion of the 7320 UNSW Graduate Certificate in Engineering Science with a minimum 65% average.
International49205 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 49205 AUD per year during 24 months.
National36330 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 36330 AUD per year during 24 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.