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When studying in a college program, courses are the individual classes that make up the program. Most programs require a set of courses and allow students to select the rest freely. Courses commonly require a few months of study to complete.

What are courses in environmental engineering? The field of environmental engineering focuses on the protection of the environment as well as the human population from environmental hazards. This field incorporates aspects from many different types of sciences and engineering disciplines to fulfill these tasks. As an environmental engineering student, you will likely study biology, life science, chemistry, physics, and general engineering.

The skills developed while studying provide some of the biggest benefits. These skills can make it easier to enter into a career and earn a higher salary. After studying environmental engineering, the skills you will have developed can include scientific understanding, critical thinking and evaluation, and environmental manipulation.

Before enrolling, you should understand how much an environmental engineering course will cost. This depends on several factors, which can include the school, program, and country in which you are studying. To be fully prepared, research these aspects before you enroll.

If a student studies environmental engineering, they likely are pursuing a career in this field. While environmental engineer is a possible position, there are many more diverse and specialized jobs that can be attained, which include civil engineer, chemical engineer, natural scientists, and engineering manager. There are all sorts of applications for these careers, from global protection projects to local development positions. Wherever humans are building or expanding, there are careers to ensure the environment is not damaged.

To begin your environmental engineering studies, the first step is to find the right courses that suit your needs. You can search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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2 Results in Environmental Engineering

Fleming College

The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sus ... [+]

The operation and management of water and wastewater treatment systems to safeguard against water-borne diseases, and ensure a healthy environment in an efficient and sustainable manner are paramount in both public and private sector industries. The provision of potable water and the effective treatment of the municipal and industrial wastewater streams are growing fields in the environmental sector. The Ontario government has passed into law rigorous training requirements for water and wastewater treatment operators, in response to recommendations made in the Walkerton Commission of Inquiry reports. Under the Safe Water Drinking Act, operators require training and certification to run these systems safely. This one-year Graduate Certificate program in Advanced Water Systems Operations and Management will provide you with:... [-]

Canada Lindsay Peterborough Minden Cobourg  + 1 More
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Full-time
1 year
Campus
University of Technology Sydney

This course deals with the broad aspects of environmental management relevant to practising professionals in engineering science, planning, architecture, law, surveying, ... [+]

Environmental engineering and management is high on the political agenda. It also has a high professional priority. Students develop a background and competence in environmental management. This course is ideal for practising professionals who are interested in environmental management issues but who do not have the time to commit to a master's course.

The course aims to develop an awareness and understanding of the human impact on the environment with respect to waste minimisation and water quality management, and the professional skills required to work as part of an integrated team responsible for environmental planning and management.

This course is of relevance to practising professionals in architecture, building, engineering science, health, law, planning and surveying.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
0.5 - 1 year
Campus