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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

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Oct

Engineering students create tool to improve River Murray health

Civil engineering students Nikolas Harpas, Akhil Sharma, Isaac Devlin and Liam Gill have engineered a model to help figure out how we can maximise the water quality of the Murray River while minimising our impact on the river ecosystem.

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Aug

Get a head start with the Top100 Future Leader Competition 2022

Applications are now open for GradConnection’s annual #GCTop100 Awards! Applications close 30 August.

9

Aug

UofA researchers first Australians to receive international hydrological award

University of Adelaide water researchers David McInerney, Mark Thyer and Dmitri Kavetski have achieved international recognition of their outstanding research by being awarded the STAHY Best Paper Award for 2021 by the International Commission on Statistical Hydrology (ICSH).

12

Jul

2022 Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship

The Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship, valued up to $120,000, provides final year, honours and postgrad students access to support and networks to help them back their ideas and make a real difference through their research and studies. Applications close 2 September 2021.

12

Jul

Dept of Environment and Water - work experience opportunities

DEW offers unpaid work experience where you can learn about the fundamentals of a particular job or work environment. If you are interested in conservation, sustainability, the environment and South Australia's natural resources and heritage, contact DEW today to find out how you can be part of their team.

12

Jul

Defence Industry Internship Program

Aimed at engineering students studying at Universities all around Australia that are in their last or second last years of study, DIIP is an opportunity to gain practical engineering experience at a Small or Medium Enterprise (SME) that supports the Defence Industry in Australia. Applications close 1 August.

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Events

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Oct

Ingenuity 2021

Ingenuity is an interactive showcase of university student projects exploring real-life applications of architecture, engineering, computer and mathematical sciences. This year, SA's largest technology expo will be brought to you both face-to-face and virtually, letting you choose how you wish to explore this year's 300+ student projects! 

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