The School of Natural and Built Environments focuses on the unique relationships between the natural and built environments, and is a leading provider of education and research aimed at improving environmental and socio-economic sustainability.
Get out of the classroom and into the field studying one of our applied, innovative and diverse programs in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Environmental Science or Urban and Regional Planning.
Our strong links with industry and government ensure you will gain relevant practical experience and graduate with sought-after skills and knowledge. A range of scholarships is on offer to support your studies.
We are a hub for research. As well as being involved in several national cooperative research centres, we collaborate with the Barbara Hardy Institute and the Centre for Water Management and Reuse.
Read on and discover what the School of Natural and Built Environments has to offer you. If you are seeking a degree in electrical and mechanical engineering please visit the School of Engineering.
World Top 100 for Engineering and Technology*
Ranked 1 for teaching in Civil Engineering^
*2013-14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment is a world-leader in engineering teaching and research, boasting standards of academic excellence in engineering and technology that have been ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world, the top six in Australia and the only university in South Australia in the 2013-14 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
These results follow recognition from Excellence in Research Australia for the Division’s global vision and outstanding dedication to industry research with the achievement of a world-class or above rating for more than 86 per cent of our university’s assessed research. This includes a ranking of 4 for Engineering – a performance above world standard.
Accompanying these impressive results is a ranking one (1) for teaching in Civil Engineering in the national Graduate Careers Australia 2012 Course Experience Questionnaire^.