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Imagine the future. Then build it
Many of the buildings and physical infrastructures in our modern society are made possible by civil engineers. Civil engineers provide a major contribution to society by supporting the design and development of essential services, and by managing and improving the built environment. By studying civil engineering, you will develop your knowledge in the planning, design, construction and management of buildings and infrastructure such as: roads, bridges, rail networks, irrigation, drainage and flood mitigation systems, airports, water and wastewater treatment plants, port and harbours, coastal defence and management systems, commercial buildings and residential houses. If you want a career creating tomorrow's cities, then this major is for you.
Study civil engineering at Griffith
Civil Engineering now at Brisbane and Gold Coast
We offer an innovative and diverse range of engineering programs relevant to a changing society by linking with the Griffith commitment to a sustainable future. If you're looking to build the future, we will provide you with the strongest foundation possible enabling you to complete projects in the safest, most economical and sustainable manner possible.
Our program has been developed in accordance with the requirements of Engineers Australia, giving you access to leading engineering specialists, academics and researchers from around the globe as well as accreditation once you complete your undergraduate degree. Our programs have a strong practical focus; our industry placements provide you with the opportunity to develop work-ready skills and our teaching focuses on learning by doing. Our engineering degrees come under the Washington Accord, which means you can also get international accreditation for your studies.
- coastal and water engineering,
- construction engineering,
- digital and spatial innovation,
- pollution monitoring and control,
- structural and geotechnical engineering.
Engineering at Griffith has rated 5-stars for Skills Development, Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Griffith engineering graduate
Currently working as an engineer with Brisbane consultancy GHD, Brodie Chan's engineering degree included access to major engineering companies, projects and programs in Australia and internationally. Brodie was also involved in the Griffith Honours College, which gave him the opportunity to volunteer in Vietnam, attend the APEC Youth Summit in Bali and co-ordinate local volunteering projects. Brodie also travelled to Kassel, Germany, as part of a four-week engineering and cultural training module. 'Studying at Griffith has broadened my perspective and given me the confidence, opportunities and the practical tools to go on and achieve my goals as a civil engineer,' he says.
|Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)||Nathan
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)||Gold Coast
|Master of Civil Engineering||Gold Coast
|Master of Civil Engineering Advanced||Gold Coast
|Master of Engineering Project Management||Gold Coast
|Master of Engineering Project Management Advanced||Gold Coast
Expand your qualifications and your career options with our range of double degrees. As a double degree graduate, you’ll have a special skill set that will help you stand out with future employers.
|Double Degrees||Campus||OP rank|
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business||Nathan
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science||Nathan
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology||Nathan
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology||Gold Coast
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science||Nathan
|Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science||Gold Coast
|Master of Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering Project Management||Gold Coast
It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*
Civil engineers provide a major contribution to society by supporting the design and development of essential services, and by managing and improving the built environment. Engineers have one of the highest paid graduate jobs. You'll find employment in jobs such as civil engineer, construction engineer, municipal engineer, structural engineer, transport engineer, water supply distribution engineer, project manager and consulting engineer.
Our graduates will be at the forefront of the continual employment growth and development in South East Queensland, throughout Australia and internationally.
* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.
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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 admission pathways to university.
Sunday 11 August — Sunday 11 August
Open Day 2019
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