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Water and Environmental Treatment Process


The major in Water and Environmental Treatment Processes provides an opportunity for students to engage with two important global challenges: the provision of safe drinking water and the management of urban and industrial pollution. While exploring a range of new and emerging technologies in water purification and resource recovery, students will develop in-depth understanding of the water and waste treatment issues in a number of key industries and will learn how to select, adapt, evaluate and justify particular treatment options.

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Graduate opportunities

Graduates will be able to develop a career in a diverse industrial context, including water and wastewater treatment, minerals processing and atmospheric air protection. You may pursue a career in research or with industry and government departments assessing the environmental, technical and economic impact of established and emerging technologies.

Career pathways
Units of study in this major

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