12 months
35200 AUD/year
28400 AUD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Environmental Engineering program at the University of Southern Queensland is ideal if you have a three-year engineering degree and you want to extend your knowledge and practical experience in environmental engineering at a postgraduate level. 


  • Through this eight-unit degree, you will do a combination of advanced study and practice of environmental engineering, empowering you to apply engineering solutions to environmental problems.
  • This Environmental Engineering program at the University of Southern Queensland is unique because it focuses on the sustainable management of Australia’s vital soil and water resources.

Career outcomes  

  • Environmental engineering at USQ provides students with the knowledge and skills to be an 'environmental problem-solver'.
  • You would work in water and wastewater treatment, river hydrology, soil conservation, irrigation, salinisation, drainage, mine site rehabilitation, environmental studies, water resources engineering, soil science, engineering problem solving and management.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Professional Skills in Engineering
  • Engineering Research Methods
  • Engineering Simulations and Computations
  •  Water and Wastewater Treatment  

  • Environmental Technology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place


8 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 067688J  

  • Australian university three or four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in the relevant specialisation, or equivalent.
  • Australian university four-year Bachelor degree in engineering in a non-related specialisation, or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35200 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35200 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28400 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 7950
  • International Online: AUD 35200

Living costs for Toowoomba

1200 - 2000 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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