Master of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)

Study Area


Study Level



University of Wollongong



Course Detail



Intake Time

March, July

Standard Duration

2 years

About the Course

The Master of Engineering (Environmental) provides graduate Engineers or a science graduate who has completed a four-year degree program with discipline-specific knowledge and technical skills in advanced environmental engineering and sciences. The program focuses on environmental technologies and management with key areas in water supply, wastewater treatment, cleaner production and waste management, site remediation, air and noise pollution control, sustainable energy and water resources. You will develop the capacity to design, simulate and analyse engineering solutions related to environmental protection that leads to sustainable development. You will also develop the capacity to assess environmental risks and manage the environmental aspects of different industries. This degree The Master of Engineering delivers expert skills and applied competencies required for the professional engineer. The degree is designed to train and enhance professional practice, advance technical and specialist skills, and provide an opportunity to put theory into practice with applied projects and research. The degree also delivers communication, strategic and project management skills essential to the practising engineer. What you will study You will study the core subjects in Professional Communications and Engineering Workplace Practice, Innovation and Design, Industrial Waste Engineering and Cleaner Production, Sustainable Energy Technologies, Water Quality Engineering and Management, Air and Noise Pollution Management, and Research Methods. For the Environmental Engineering major you will study subjects in Membrane Processes and Applications, Coastal, River and Groundwater Engineering, Advanced Foundation Engineering, Environmental Engineering Process Design, Site Contamination and Remediation Technologies. You will also complete an advanced project.


Average Score



6.5 overall and individual band scores of 6

Background Requirements


University of Wollongong

Institute Ranking

"#196 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #10 in Australia"

Program Ranking

"#7 in Australia for Engineering-Civil and Structural, #51-100 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020"