Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) / Bachelor of Environmental Science

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Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) (Honours) / Bachelor of Environmental Science

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Design systems for and manage human interaction with the environment

Gain a broad foundation in civil engineering and environmental sciences, and learn how to design systems that anticipate and manage the way humans interact with the environment.

During the program, you'll build your expertise in areas including environmental management, planning and restoration, managed ecosystems and marine science.

At the end of your studies you will have the scientific skills needed to make judgements on the conservation and use of Australia's natural ecosystems and resources.

In this program you will:

  • Complete more than 60 days of work experience 
  • Learn about the creative nature of engineering
  • Develop skills in problem-solving, teamwork and communication
  • Gain technical, business management and scientific environmental knowledge
  • Attain Engineers Australia graduate status
Exemption for first year Mathematics

Students who enter the program having achieved a 'Very High Achievement' in Maths C in secondary school may be eligible for an exemption for MTH103 Introduction to Applied Mathematics and may also be eligible for an exemption to MTH104 Introductory Calculus on application. Students who are exempted from one or two courses will need to substitute one or two engineering relevant courses in order to fulfil the requirements of the degree.

Post-admission requirements

Students must complete 60 days of suitable field experience.

Career opportunities
  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies
  • Engineering consultancies
  • Building industry
  • Water supply authorities
  • Mining industry
  • Research organisations
  • Parks and wildlife
  • Resource management
  • Environmental consultancies
Graduates are eligible to become members of:
  • Engineers Australia (Professional Engineer)
  • Australian Network for Plant Conservation
  • Australian Water Association
  • Ecological Society of Australia
  • Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand
  • Australian Marine Sciences Association
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Domestic students 

Apply via Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC) — Use the relevant QTAC code specified on Why study this program?

Exceptions

The below applicants can apply online directly to USC:

  • Tertiary Preparation Pathway (TPP) student currently enrolled in, or have had an enrolment in the previous two years
  • USC students who have completed an undergraduate program within the last two years, or are due to complete their program prior to their proposed semester of commencement
  • USC / TAFE Articulation program students
  • USC students who are currently enrolled in one program and want to study another program concurrently
  • Former USC student who has been excluded from study at USC
International students

Apply direct to USC International

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