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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.

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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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Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May

Trimester 1

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.