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The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering has a long history of producing leading civil, environmental, mining, architectural and structural engineers. The University of Adelaide is consistently ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide. It is also ranked 7th for mining engineering, 31st for water resource engineering and 25th for civil engineering.*

* Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020

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Our broad range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees will prepare you to apply creative and critical thinking to provide innovative engineering solutions fundamental for a functioning society. Specialise in civil engineering, environmental engineering, mining, architectural and structural engineering.

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Our research

The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering’s internationally-recognised research is focused on managing water resources, structural engineering and materials, mining and geoengineering. We offer a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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Student support

Are you a current or commencing student? Our Ask ECMS team is available for any questions you have regarding your degree—from enrolment and practical experience, to degree checks and credit transfers. You can also access online resources, including study plans and forms.

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Do you need to contact the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering? If your question relates to a specific matter, you can contact the relevant school staff member directly.

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Will you be joining us from overseas?

Studying at the University of Adelaide, continuously ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, will challenge and inspire you. We're a member of Australia's Group of Eight (Go8), made up of the country's best universities.

The University's beautiful campus features traditional sandstone buildings, open spaces and cutting-edge facilities. Located in the multicultural city of Adelaide, South Australia; it is close to accommodation, shops, entertainment and attractions.

The School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering offers a range of world-class programs. Find out more about study options, entry requirements, how to apply and life in Adelaide.

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News

13

Apr

Congratulations to our graduates from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering

Completing your studies is a time to celebrate, reminisce and look to the future. Here is a message of congratulations from your Head of School, Professor Scott Smith.

6

Apr

Over $1m in successful ARC Linkage funding for ECMS

Congratulations to Dr Markus Wagner, Professor Mark Jaksa and their respective teams for successfully securing over AU$1m for their Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage projects.

6

Apr

UofA team wins Aurecon Sustainability Award in EWB Challenge Showcase

Congratulations to the University of Adelaide students who won the Aurecon Sustainability Award in the 2020 Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge Showcase.

1

Apr

Australian Rover Challenge success

Held 27-28 March, the first ever Australian Rover Challenge gave university students' from across the country the opportunity to put their engineering skills to the test.

29

Mar

Defence Women in STEM Undergraduate Scholarships

If you are a high-performing woman commencing your second or third year of undergraduate STEM study, then you may be eligible for a Defence Women in STEM $10,000 per year scholarship. Applications close 18 April.

19

Mar

Job opportunity: McMahan Services are seeking Civil/Structural engineers

McMahon are looking for a Civil/Structural engineering graduate who is keen, enthusiastic, a good communicator and a good team worker who can work full time with various Construction and Demolition sites around the Adelaide CBD.

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Events

14

Apr

Sourcing and applying for ECMS Work Experience

This workshop will guide you through the first stages of the recruitment process – sourcing and applying for work experience. This workshop will be tailored towards ECMS and include information for Engineering students who are required to complete practical experience for their degree.

20

Apr

Employer in Residence: Accenture Graduate Job webinar

Whatever stage of your career, our Accenture Adelaide Hub will offer you a chance to learn and develop your skills alongside world-class talent, learn the latest technology and access leading research. Find out more by joining their online webinar.

18

May

STEM Careers Night

We invite you to join our interactive event (online and in-person options) to hear from staff and graduates about the rapidly growing STEM career market (including emerging fields). Discover how you can prepare yourself for future careers with one of our cutting-edge degrees. 

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