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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.
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.
Griffith engineering graduate
April 21, 2017
Griffith University takes a stand for Science
Monday 27 February — Saturday 17 June
Trimester 1 (International)
From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester starting on Monday 27 February.
Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May
From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.
Tuesday 16 May
Discover Griffith – Nathan campus
Join us at our Nathan campus for a fun and informative day with family and friends. You’ll have the opportunity to tour our campus with a student ambassador, hear from program staff about your preferred degree and chat with our recruitment team about entry requirements and pathways to Griffith.
Monday 22 May — Friday 26 May
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.
Monday 3 July — Saturday 14 October
Trimester 2 (International)
Our second trimester runs from Monday 3 July to Saturday 14 October 2017.
Monday 3 July — Friday 22 September
Our second teaching trimester for 2017 runs from Monday 3 July to Friday 22 September.
Tuesday 4 July — Wednesday 5 July
Twilight Tours - Gold Coast & Nathan
Tour our Gold Coast or Nathan campus with a current Griffith student. Get a feel for what studying at Griffith is like, see our facilities, and learn the best spots on campus for study, great food and fun activities. You’ll also have the chance to chat to a current student about your preferred degree and their Griffith experience. Find out more.
Sunday 23 July
Visit our Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses at Open Day to find out about student life and discover what's possible at Griffith.