Civil and Environmental Engineering
Abbreviated title BCivEnvEng
Duration 4 years
Double degrees Business and Commerce
Are you passionate about the preservation of our natural world?
If you are interested in both civil engineering and sustainable development, then a specialist civil and environmental degree is for you.
This growing field combines the skills of a civil engineer to design, build and manage infrastructure, with the knowledge of an environmental engineer to create a sustainable future.
Demand is on the rise for engineering graduates with environmental expertise. This is your chance to stand out from the crowd – and make a difference for generations to come.
What is civil and environmental engineering?
Civil and environmental engineering creates infrastructure that functions in harmony with the environment. It addresses the interactions between engineered and natural environments.
This specialist field of engineering involves the design, construction and management of road systems, marine and wetland developments and recreation facilities. It also involves projects such as mining and landfill site restoration.
What do civil and environmental engineers do?
Civil and environmental engineers solve problems in the context of community and environmental needs.
They manage natural resource systems such as forests, land and water, paying attention to urban water sensitive design and reducing rural soil erosion and salinity problems.
Civil and environmental engineers are also involved in land use planning and integrating transport aspects to produce sustainable urban and rural developments.