We offer a range of study options in all areas of the environment, natural sciences and planning at the undergraduate, honours and postgraduate levels as well as research and higher degrees.
This degree will provide you with an understanding of both the practical and theoretical aspects of architecture. The focus will be on the sustainable design of buildings, urban systems, public places, transport nodes, recreation and conservation areas.
You will develop practical field skills as well as laboratory and analytical expertise and be prepared for a career in conservation management, the management of threatened animals and plants, threatening and invasive species and local, regional and global biodiversity.
You will receive a background in environmental sciences, while focusing on core areas in environmental management, to develop an understanding of the physical, chemical, mathematical, biological and social dimensions of environmental problems and issues.
You will develop skills in the analysis and understanding of environmental problems, and graduate prepared for a successful environmental career. You will study a broad range of courses in the biological, physical, and social sciences with an emphasis on the contribution of these fields to understanding environmental issues.
This area of study covers detailed study of sandy shore and rocky headlands biology, estuarine environments such as seagrass and mangroves, marine animals and coastal processes. By combining environmental management and in-shore marine biology, this is a highly employment-focused area of study with extensive fieldwork components.
Urban and Environmental Planning
You will develop the skills and knowledge you will need for a career as a professional regional, urban or environmental planner covering such topics as conservation planning, environmental impact assessments, environmental quality and pollution management, land planning for Indigenous people, rural planning and tourism and recreational planning.
Waste and Water Management
This area of study is designed to meet the growing demand for professionals in water reseource management, aquatic ecosystems and monitoring and improving water quality. The only undergraduate degree of its kind in Australia, graduates will provide leadership in developing solutions to Australia's water challenges.
Pathways to Environmental and Natural Sciences
If you are not successful in obtaining a place in the Griffith Environmental program that most interest you, there are a number of 'pathways' to increase your chances of gaining a future place.