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BE(Hons) Chemical and Environmental Engineering-Dual Major

 Course Level
Bachelors / UG
Full Time

4 Years
 Start month

 Tuition fee

38432 AUD
9050 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87

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About this course

Graduates of the dual major in Chemical & Environmental engineering are accredited chemical engineers who have additional skills to help them tackle current and future environmental challenges. In addition to core chemical engineering courses, Chemical & Environmental engineering students study specialised courses which develop knowledge and expertise in environmental systems thinking and modelling, environmental regulation and sustainable management of water, energy and waste. Job opportunities in this field are diverse, including process engineering, industrial ecology, waste recovery, environmental modelling, impact assessment, water supply and treatment, climate policy, energy systems, environmental regulation and sustainability. Our graduates will be employed across sectors, including industry, government and consulting firms.

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Eligibility Criteria

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • OP/Entry rank:6/89
  • Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, Mathematics B, plus one of Physics or Chemistry. Both Chemistry and Physics, and Mathematics C are recommended.

 For International students:

  • Queensland Year 12 or equivalent English, equivalent qualifications of Mathematics B, plus one of Physics or Chemistry. Both Chemistry and Physics, and Mathematics C are recommended.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title

       Part A - Compulsory:

       Year 1:

  • ENGG1100 Engineering Design
  • ENGG1200 Engineering Modelling & Problem Solving
  • ENGG1211 Engineering Design, Modelling & Problem Solving [1]
  • CHEM1100 Chemistry 1
  • ENGG1500 Engineering Thermodynamics
  • [MATH1051 Calculus & Linear Algebra I [2]    (or)
  • [MATH1071 Advanced Calculus & Linear Algebra I
  • [MATH1052 Calculus and Differential Equations    (or)
  • [MATH1072 Advanced Multivariate Calculus & Ordinary Differential Equations

      Year 2 Semester 1:

  • CHEE1001 Principles of Biological Engineering
  • CHEE2001 Process Principles
  • CHEM1200 Chemistry 2
  • [MATH2000 Calculus & Linear Algebra II     (or)
  • [MATH2001 Advanced Calculus and Linear Algebra II

      Year 2 Semester 2:

  • CHEE2003 Fluid & Particle Mechanics
  • CHEE2010 Engineering Investigation & Statistical Analysis
  • CHEE2501 Environmental Systems Engineering I: Processes
  • CHEM2056 Physical Chemistry for Engineering

      Year 3 Semester 1:

  • CHEE3002 Heat & Mass Transfer
  • CHEE3003 Chemical Thermodynamics
  • CHEE3020 Process Systems Analysis
  • ENVM3103 Regulatory Frameworks for Environmental Management & Planning

      Year 3 Semester 2:

  • CHEE3004 Unit Operations
  • CHEE3005 Reaction Engineering
  • CIVL3141 Catchment Hydrology
  • [CHEE3007 Process Modelling & Dynamics     (or)
  • [CIVL3150 Modelling of Environmental Systems

      Year 4 Semester 1:

  • CHEE4002 Impact and Risk in the Process Industries
  • CHEE4009 Transport Phenomena
  • CHEE4060 Process & Control System Synthesis
  • ENGY4000 Energy Systems

      Year 4 Semester 2:

  • CHEE4001 Process Engineering Design Project
  • CHEE4012 Industrial Wastewater & Solid Waste Management
  • ENGG4900 Professional Practice and the Business Environment

      Part B0 - Preparatory Mathematics & Science Electives:

  • CHEM1090 Introductory Chemistry
  • MATH1050 Mathematical Foundations
  • PHYS1171 Physical Basis of Biological Systems

      Part B1 - Introductory Electives:

  • BIOL1040 Cells to Organisms
  • CSSE1001 Introduction to Software Engineering
  • ENGG1300 Introduction to Electrical Systems
  • ENGG1400 Engineering Mechanics: Statics & Dynamics
  • ENGG1600 Introduction to Research Practices - The Big Issues
  • ERTH1501 Earth Processes & Geological Materials for Engineers
  • PHYS1002 Electromagnetism and Modern Physics

      Part B2 - Electives:

  • CHEE3301 Polymer Engineering
  • CIVL4140 Ground Water & Surface Flow Modelling
  • ENGG4103 Engineering Asset Management
  • ENVM2522 Carbon & Energy Management
  • ENVM3524 Business Management in a Carbon Constrained World
  • ENVM3526 Systems Thinking Systems Dynamics
  • ENVM3528 Industrial Ecology & Life Cycle Thinking
  • MINE2201 Physical & Chemical Processing of Minerals

      Part B4 - Advanced Electives:

  • CHEE4020 Biomolecular Engineering
  • CHEE4022 Principles of Adsorption
  • CHEE4301 Nanomaterials & Their Characterisation
  • CHEE4302 Electrochemistry & Corrosion
  • CHEE4305 Biomaterials: Materials in Medicine
  • MINE4203 Flotation
  • MINE4204 Aqueous Solution Processing & Electrometallurgy

      End notes:

  • [1] This course is offered over more than one semester. Enrol in the same course code in each semester.
  • [2] Students without at least a Sound Achievement in Senior Maths C are required to take MATH1050 as an elective before MATH1051

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form.Domestic applications for admission to all undergraduate programs are made online through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).If you are not a current Year 12 applicant, you will be asked to include details of any previous studies and any subsequent tertiary study (e.g. university or TAFE studies). If you believe your work experience is relevant to your application, please provide supporting documentation.

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