Admission requirements

An application may be submitted at any time.

Admission is subject to availability of facilities and supervision.

Applicants must:

  • Possess a degree equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from the University
  • Satisfy additional requirements, if any, that may be prescribed by the Dean (Graduate Studies).

All candidates are expected to be proficient in English comprehension and expression.

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Research proposal

Research topics and projects can be developed in several key areas that are broadly related to the built and natural environments. Specific areas include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Structural health monitoring
  • Smart materials
  • Concrete technology
  • Energy harvesting
  • Numerical modelling of biogeochemical processes in natural and engineered environments
  • Sustainable transportation systems
  • Mechanical design and manufacturing techniques
  • Re-engineering existing infrastructure in urban and regional areas
  • Waste energy and nutrient recover
  • Landfill barriers.

Research in the Faculty of Science and Engineering is supported by its three key research centres:

  • Centre for Coastal Biogeochemistry Research
  • Marine Ecology Research Centre
  • Forest Research Centre.