Associate Degree of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)
- CRICOS: 054271G
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 16 units
- 2 years or part-time equivalent
Create environmental change
With emphasis on the application of engineering solutions to environmental issues, USQ’s Associate Degree of Engineering (Environmental) will prepare you with the skills of impact assessment and management alongside the core scientific elements of Environmental Engineering. The Associate Degree of Engineering will give you the freedom of choice to start up your career or set a stepping stone for further study.
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You will study specialist topics including water and wastewater treatment, mine site rehabilitation and salinisation. With your knowledge and skills, you will be qualified to work in the fields of river hydrology, mine and landscape rehabilitation, water resources engineering, soil science and engineering problem solving and management as an Engineering Officer.
When you graduate with your Associate Degree, you’ll be eligible to apply for provisional accreditation with Engineers Australia. Apply for membership after you graduate to become an Engineering Associate (Officer) and with the experience you will get from working in the field, you can apply for chartered status as an Engineering Officer.
In addition to the courses listed below, you will also need to complete professional experience. These experiences provide you with opportunities to put theory into practice.Residential schools
If you are enrolled in the External study mode in this degree, you will have the opportunity to come on-campus for residential schools, where you will attend face-to-face lectures and tutorials, use the facilities and meet staff and other students.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
This program includes a compulsory professional experience component that may involve travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
This program includes an on-campus residential school component that involves travel, accommodation and meal expenses.
- Subject pre-requisites: English (4 SA) or equivalent, and Mathematics A (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
- Recommended prior study: Mathematics B (4, SA).
English Language Requirements
You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.
If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
NOTE: The semester 3 offering is only available for part-time study.
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 2, 2019 - Monday 15 July 2019.
- Semester 3, 2019 - Monday 18 November 2019.
- Semester 1, 2020 - Monday 24 February 2020.