Specialisation

Key Program - Environmental

Western Sydney University Key Program Code: KT3089.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

3621.6 Bachelor of Engineering
3621.7 Bachelor of Engineering

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


This program provides an essential grounding in ecology, civil engineering and environmental management. Environmental engineers are concerned with ensuring a sustainable and better future for the community by developing and managing systems that integrate with and protect our environment. Graduates will work as environmental engineers in private, industrial, and mining companies; government departments; and city, municipal and shire councils.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Fidelis Mashiri

Key Program Structure

Full-time - Autumn intake

Year 2

Autumn session

300731 Soil Engineering
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300762 Fluid Mechanics
300469 Introductory Chemistry

Spring session

300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
300738 Surveying for Engineers
300663 Resource Sustainability
300765 Hydraulics

Year 3

Autumn session

300777 Air Quality and Climate Change
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials
300766 Hydrology
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Spring session

300737 Environmental Engineering
300053 Professional Practice

And two electives

Note: one of the Year 3 Electives must be at least a Level 3 unit.

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Autumn and Spring sessions.

300633 Management of Aquatic Environments
300284 Environmental Risk Management
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project
MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

And two electives

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

Policies Website

Year 4 (Honours stream - H3003)

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300633 Management of Aquatic Environments

And one elective

Spring session

300675 Honours Thesis
MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

And one elective

Full-time - Spring Intake

Year 1

Spring session

200237 Mathematics for Engineers 1
300463 Fundamentals of Mechanics
300021 Electrical Fundamentals
300462 Engineering and Design Concepts

Autumn session

200238 Mathematics for Engineers 2
300464 Physics and Materials
300040 Mechanics of Materials
300762 Fluid Mechanics

Year 2

Spring session

300733 Introduction to Structural Engineering
300738 Surveying for Engineers
300663 Resource Sustainability
300765 Hydraulics

Autumn session

300731 Soil Engineering
300027 Engineering Computing
300674 Engineering, Design and Construction Practice
300469 Introductory Chemistry

Year 3

Spring session

300737 Environmental Engineering
300053 Professional Practice

And two electives

Note: one of the Year 3 Electives must be at least a Level 3 unit.

Autumn session

300777 Air Quality and Climate Change
300482 Engineering Geology and Concrete Materials
300766 Hydrology
300486 Infrastructure Engineering

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 300982 Transportation Engineering in place of 300486 Infrastructure Engineering.

Industrial Experience

300741 Industrial Experience (Engineering)

Year 4 (Non-Honours stream)

Spring session

300483 Engineering Project

Please note: Students must enrol in 300483 Engineering Project in both Spring and Autumn sessions.

MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

And two electives

Autumn session

300483 Engineering Project
300633 Management of Aquatic Environments
300284 Environmental Risk Management
300488 Numerical Methods in Engineering

Honours Stream

An Honours stream is offered - see the Honours in Bachelors Awards Policy and associated College Guidelines for the admission criteria.

Policies Website

Year 4 (Honours stream - H3003)

300675 Honours Thesis
MG102A Management Foundations

Note: Students are advised to enrol in unit 200571 Management Dynamics in place of MG102A Management Foundations.

And one elective

Autumn session

300675 Honours Thesis
300633 Management of Aquatic Environments

And one elective

Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

Search for sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

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