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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

21

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.

7

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.

23

Sep

Graduation applications are now open

If you intend to graduate in the Semester 2, 2020 Conferral Round (Ceremony Apr/May 2021), please check your application status in Access Adelaide now.

22

Sep

Job opportunity closing soon: seeking graduate structural engineer

Robert Bird Group is now seeking final year Honours and Masters students for Graduate Structural Engineering roles commencing in January 2021. Applications close 27 September.

22

Sep

Raytheon Australia 2021 GradX Program

Raytheon Australia’s innovative and unique GradX program will initially see ten undergraduates join in their last year of study, with a guaranteed full time position upon completion of their degree and first year of the program. Applications close 3 November.

14

Sep

KPMG Foundations Program

Foundations Week will run from 19 – 22 October to give students the opportunity to immerse themselves into the world of KPMG. Applications close Friday 25 September.

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Events

27

Oct

Pinned event: Ingenuity 2020

27 October: Ingenuity, our annual interactive showcase of university student projects has gone virtual in 2020. Register now to explore the projects throughout the day on Tuesday 27 October.

27

Oct

The Future of Innovation and Commercialisation in South Australia

27 October: Hear from three South Australian industry leaders as they share their personal journeys in becoming successful entrepreneurs, and their insights in to the future of South Australia’s innovation and commercialisation.

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