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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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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

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Dec

ECMS researchers secure 4 ARC Discovery grants

Congratulations to the four ECMS researchers for successfully securing ARC funding totalling nearly $1.8m for their 2021 discovery proposals.

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Dec

2 ECMS researchers receive nearly $1m of successful ARC Linkage grants

Congratulations to Associate Professor Murat Karakus and Professor Nigel Cook, both from the School of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering on being awarded ARC funding with a total value of nearly $1 million for their successful Linkage grant proposals.

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Nov

UofA in the Top 100 in Times Higher Education subject rankings

The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Science (ECMS) continues its rise in international rankings, now being rated in the Top 100 for the first time in two subjects, ‘Engineering and Technology’ and ‘Computer Science’  in the recently released Times Higher Education Subject Rankings.

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Nov

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. Unfortunately, COVID-19 has impacted formal celebrations, but we want you to know that the School and Faculty staff are extremely proud of your achievements.

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Oct

UNHaRMED: Improved Decision Support for Natural Hazard Risk Reduction

Researchers at the University of Adelaide’s Environmental Institute, funded by the Bushfire and Natural Hazards Cooperative Research Centre have designed a system to help avert future catastrophic disasters.

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Oct

UG Civil Environmental internship with Mt Barker District Council

The Mount Barker District Council is seeking expressions of interest from a 3rd or 4th Year Civil Environmental Undergraduate for a 12 week unpaid placement commencing on Monday 2 November 2020. Applications close Friday 16 October.

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