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

RMIT University

Program Overview

This degree combines the essential elements of environmental science with environmental engineering.You will learn to understand interactions in the environment and how to design solutions to environmental problems.As a double degree graduate, you will be uniquely placed to work in a variety of industries and roles, with a combined understanding of the science and the ability to design technical solutions.In your final year you will choose your minor study in environmental biology, environmental chemistry or groundwater engineering.



  Course Duration

60 Months

  Tuition Fee

AU$ 38,400


IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 79

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  • Environmental Issues in Chemical Perspective
  • Engineering Mathematics
  • Creative Engineering CAD
  • The Changing Environment
  • Physical Sciences in Action
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Professional Engineering Practice
  • Introduction to Environmental and Sustainable Systems Engineering


You must have successfully completed an Australian Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school) qualification.Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL.

To study this course you will need to complete one of the following English proficiency tests:

  • IELTS (Academic): minimum overall band of 6.5 (with no individual band below 6.0)

  • TOEFL (Internet Based Test - IBT): minimum overall score of 79 (with minimum of 13 in Reading, 12 in Listening, 18 in Speaking and 21 in Writing)

  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) (PTE (A)): minimum score of 58 (with no communication band less than 50)

  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): minimum of 176 with no less than 169 in any component.

The cost of studying at RMIT University varies largely depending on the type of university and the degree chosen. More often than not, humanities, arts, and education courses are less expensive than degrees in medical, engineering, or management. Furthermore, students who choose to study at the postgraduate level typically pay higher tuition fees, which again vary depending on the programme chosen. Most universities provide scholarships or financial aid to students in order to help them offset their tuition costs. Students should be aware that additional course fees and incidental expenses may not be included in tuition. On average, international students can expect to pay A$ 38,400 annually, to study in RMIT University.

Graduates with environmental science and environmental engineering qualifications are highly sought after.RMIT’s emphasis on hands-on training and real-world experience ensures graduates are particularly employable.Graduates can work in corporate or industrial sectors or for government agencies such as Environmental Protection Authority Victoria, Bureau of Meteorology, Parks Victoria and the City of Melbourne They can also work as consultants, designing innovative environmental products or resolving existing environmental problems using their environmental science and engineering skills.

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