Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental & Climate Solutions) (BE(Hons)(Env & Clim Sol)

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Program Faculty
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

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This program will prepare students to be Engineers for the 21st century - to develop sustainable solutions to some of the planet's most challenging problems resulting from climate change and population growth. Students in the program will develop solutions to real-world problems based on industry needs. These include ways to adapt to climate change and create resilient societies, to enable the renewable energy transition, to secure our water and food supplies, to protect society from pollution and natural hazards and to redesign products to reduce waste. The degree provides students with the flexibility to specialise in their area of interest, including majors in either Climate Solutions, Renewable Energy or Smart Technologies or minors in either Humanitarian Engineering or Entrepreneurship.
The Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental & Climate Solutions) is an AQF Level 08 qualification with a standard full-time duration of 4 years. This program is accredited by Engineers Australia and graduates of the program qualify for professional membership of Engineers Australia

Academic Program Rules for Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental & Climate Solutions)

There shall be a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental & Climate Solutions).

Qualification Requirements

To qualify for the degree of Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Environmental & Climate Solutions), the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 96 units, comprising:

  1. Courses to the value of 96 units; Core courses up to the value of 78 units and Elective courses to the value of 18 units with the option of a major in one of the following:
    • Climate Solutions
    • Renewable Energy
    • Smart Technologies
  2. A Humanitarian or Entrepreneurship minor can be presented in lieu of available electives within the program
  3. A total of 8 weeks of approved engineering work placement is required. Students will need to enrol into the ENG 3100 Engineering Internship UG (0 units) course to complete this requirement.
  4. Unless exempted, International students are required to take ENG 1011 Introduction to Engineering EAL in lieu of ENG 1001 Introduction to Engineering

Core Courses