Postgraduate degrees

Give your career a boost by upgrading your qualifications through postgraduate education. At the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering you are spoilt for choice. Our postgraduate coursework programs provide professional engineers with essential specialist knowledge and enhanced career prospects. Our academic staff are recognised globally as leaders in their field who will train you to the top level required in your area of expertise.

Choose from postgraduate coursework programs in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, project management, structural engineering, or environmental engineering. Most of the programs can be studied at varying levels including Master of Engineering Science, Masters Extension, Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate.

Alternatively, you may prefer the academic route to a Masters or PhD through postgraduate research. No matter what your aspirations, you’ll find the UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Education is the perfect place to complete your postgraduate education.

So, whether you’re after the flexible degree structure (including face to face and distance), the leading researchers, the passionate academics, the strong industry links or simply the numerous scholarship opportunities, don’t you think it’s time you launched the next phase of your career at UNSW?

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Project Management
This specialisation is designed for graduates who intend pursuing a professional career in project management. The courses cover both fundamentals and applications in project management including planning, risk, contracts, people, equipment, materials, legals, finances and economics. ..Find out more
Geospatial Engineering
The specialisation in Geoinformation Technology is offered in a range of topics in the area of geoinformation technology including advanced surveying, geodesy and geopositioning, GPS/GNSS technology, image analysis, geographic information systems (GIS) and remote sensing. ..Find out more
Master by coursework
Coursework programs are suited to practising engineers and graduates wishing to develop and expand their knowledge and skills in their area of expertise in order to enhance their career opportunities in a particular area. ..Find out more
Water Engineering
This specialisation provides students with advanced study options in water resources including various aspects hydrology, stormwater, catchmen, groundwater, hydrogeology, rivers and estuaries, coastal engineering, waves, beaches and coastal infrastructure...Find out more
Research degrees
A PhD degree requires completion of a piece of research that demonstrates a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the field of study. ..Find out more
Geotechnical Engineering
The specialisation in geotechnical engineering and engineering geology provides students with advanced study options such as geomechanics, advanced foundation engineering, numerical methods, pavement engineering, rock engineering and geotechnical engineering of dams...Find out more
Structural Engineering
This specialisation provides students with advanced study options in Structural Engineering. It is designed to develop skills in analysis and design of steel and concrete structures, with an understanding of modern materials...Find out more
Water, Wastewater and Waste
This specialisation provides students with advanced study options in waste management and water and wastewater treatment...Find out more