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Develop specialist knowledge in the environmental engineering fields of design, infrastructure planning, water engineering, sustainability, project management and transport engineering with this Environmental Engineering program at the RMIT University. 

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About

The Master of Engineering Environmental Engineering at RMIT University will develop advanced knowledge and skills in environmental engineering to enhance your career prospects in relevant industries.

You will develop specialist technical capabilities in:

  • water treatment engineering
  • water resource systems optimisation
  • advanced technologies for wastewater reclamation infrastructure
  • urban hydrology
  • humanitarian engineering

You will gain skills that will allow you to step up as a project leader, consultant or manager with the knowledge to lead the introduction of new technologies and operating practices in environmental engineering.

You will gain extensive knowledge in environmental engineering and related technologies combined with advanced oral and written communication, teamwork, design, project management and research skills. You will also enhance your professional skills in management, leadership and business enterprise.

Career:

Environmental engineers work on projects including environmental impact studies, energy conservation, sustainability, pollution control and humanitarian engineering.

There is a growing need to better understand and more effectively integrate the environmental factors that are part of modern living and environmental engineers will play an important role in achieving this balance.

Graduates of the Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) will be sought in Australia and overseas, mainly Southeast Asia and East Asia.

There is steady employment of environmental engineers in Australia in the water and hydrology sectors, construction, infrastructure and mining industries.

Accreditation

The Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) is not accredited, although it has been developed to align with the Engineers Australia accreditation framework.

Engineers Australia is the professional body responsible for the accreditation of higher education programs that prepare students to practise as professional engineers.

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Sustainable Engineering Practice and Design
  • Innovation and Technology Management
  • Risk and Project Management
  • Modelling and Simulation of Engineering Systems
  • Humanitarian Engineering
  • Urban Ecology
  • Water Resource System Optimisation
  • Water, Sanitation and Waste Management
  • Urban Hydrology
  • Advanced Technologies for Wastewater Reclamation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application timeframe: 3-4 months prior to class starting
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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    580

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    6.5

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

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  • Minimum required score:

    58

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

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  • A bachelor degree in engineering, engineering science, or engineering technology (or equivalent qualification) with a major study in one or more of the following relevant engineering disciplines: civil, environmental, or engineering systems or equivalent.

Or

  • A Master of Engineering by coursework in one of the relevant disciplines listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36480 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36480 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31680 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31680 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Commonwealth supported places (CSP) range from AU$6,566 to AU$10,958

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
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