Environmental Engineering - Ph.D.








 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil Engineering, specializing in Environmental Engineering


Work fields for Ph.D. graduates specializing in Environmental Engineering:

  • Preparing hydraulic designs for various water installations in water and wastewater treatment plants and others.
  • Preparation of hydraulic designs for water transmission networks with closed and open channels.
  • Preparing designs for building services such as internal networks for transporting hot and cold water and sewage networks.
  • Work in various educational institutions as teachers in universities and institutes.
  • Work in various research institutions.
  • Preparing various advanced research in the various fields of health and environmental engineering.
  • Executing various water installations, various water networks, tunnels, and others.
  • Supervising the implementation of various installations, including buildings, bridges, tunnels, water networks of various kinds, and others.
  • Providing various consultations with regard to the construction sector, infrastructure and various water projects.
  • Maintenance of buildings and infrastructures and making future adjustments to them if needed.
  • Owning private contracting companies concerned with implementing projects in the construction and infrastructure sector.
  • Work in industrial jobs in government and private factories.


Entities employing Ph.D. graduates in environmental engineering sciences:

  • Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
  • Private universities.
  • Research institutions.
  • Private and mixed sector companies involved in the field of construction.
  • State ministries and agencies not associated with a ministry, governorates and municipalities.


Duration of study of the major:

Three years (one year for studying courses and another two years for research)


The scientific department that grants the specialization:

Civil Engineering Department.


The scientific backgrounds that can be submitted to obtain the specialization:

  • Master of Science in Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Science in Civil Engineering – General