Program overview

5 years
3 Industry placements

Career opportunities

Environment Engineering is the type of engineering that seeks to undo past damage to the planet and work with the natural environment to create a better future for humanity and the places we inhabit.

Environmental Engineers identify environmental problems and develop solutions to combat them by combining aspects of civil engineering, chemical engineering and biological sciences.

There is a broad range of rewarding career opportunities across the water, construction, energy and manufacturing industries. When you work in the field of Environment and Sustainability you can work on solutions for pressing issues such as climate change, water availability, energy futures, water management, low-carbon living and more. You can manage projects designed to limit environmental damage from engineering works.

You’ll look at restoring natural ecosystems, improve water supply, combat negative effects of climate change or work in the research and development of government environmental policy. 

Career options include:

  • Green Building Engineer
  • Water Project Manager
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Energy Efficiency Engineer