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We focus on innovation and creating smarter solutions for the future.

Our strong links with industry inform our engineering and IT degrees, which span civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical and software engineering, as well as computer science, business information systems and multimedia design. Studying engineering or IT at Griffith, you’ll learn using cutting-edge resources and gain valuable hands-on experience on real projects.

Study engineering and IT at Griffith

Meet the demands of ever-evolving industries

Hear from Griffith engineering and IT staff and graduates, including: Shaun Hamilton, engineer at SMEC Roads and Highways Construction Services; Monique Quirk, Griffith engineering graduate currently working at GHD; Professor Geoff Tansley, Head of School of Engineering; and Dr Leigh-Ellen Potter, School of Information Technology lecturer.

Ranked #1 for student satisfaction and teaching quality

Griffith is the top ranked university in South East Queensland for student satisfaction and teaching quality for engineering and top three in Australia for IT.

Strong future career prospects

The majority of future jobs growth is likely to be in science, technology, engineering and maths. At Griffith, your degree will be built around hands-on, project-based learning, with industry placements while you study.

Foundation first year

Our Bachelor of Information Technology and Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) now have a foundation first year, which is designed to help you find your feet at university and test out different study areas. You get to choose your major specialisation when you’re ready, before you start second year of your studies. As well as your major, you can also choose from an additional range of minor specialisations to create your own, unique skill set.

Practical, hands-on learning

At Griffith, your degree will be built around hands-on, project-based learning, with industry placements while you study.

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Career opportunities

Our engineering and IT degrees span a range of careers and industries. Depending on your degree, you may find opportunities in construction, manufacturing and mining, telecommunications, robotics, artificial intelligence, web or games design, IT management and consulting or energy production.

Student story

Sarah Marsanich

Griffith engineering graduate

Geotechnical engineer

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Sarah Marsanich - Griffith engineering graduate

July 20, 2017

Fly into your future with engineering this Griffith Open Day

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Monday 3 July — Saturday 14 October

Trimester 2

Our second trimester starts on Monday 3 July. Trimester 2 examinations run from Saturday 30 September to Saturday 14 October.

Sunday 23 July — Friday 21 July

Open Day

Discover what’s possible at Griffith at Open Day. Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan or South Bank campuses to attend information sessions and activities, chat with academics about your preferred degree, find out about services and support and tour our campus. Find out more.

Monday 18 September — Friday 29 September

Q&A Sessions

Book a 30 minute, personalised appointment with a member of our student recruitment team, to help find the right degree for you and get personalised advice about your study options. You can also find out about scholarships and discover pathways to university.  Find out more.

Monday 30 October — Saturday 17 February

Trimester 3

Our third trimester starts on Monday 30 October. Trimester 3 examinations run from Saturday 10 to Saturday 17 February 2018.

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Wednesday 15 November — Friday 21 July

Postgraduate Information Evening - South Bank

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Wednesday 22 November — Friday 21 July

Postgraduate Information Evening - Gold Coast

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Saturday 16 December — Friday 22 December

Know Your Options

Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your score was higher or lower than expected.