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Be prepared for the future of engineering

Engineers are responsible for conceiving, designing and creating solutions that make a positive contribution to our world. With degrees that span civil, electrical, environmental, mechanical and software engineering, you’ll be able to apply your scientific and mathematical knowledge to an area of your interest.

Our engineering degrees offer industry placements and project-based learning that let you put your skills and knowledge into practice from your first year of study. Plus, you’ll learn in cutting-edge facilities including our brand-new Nathan campus engineering labs.

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Study engineering at Griffith

Practical, hands-on learning

At Griffith your degree is built around hands on, project based learning. Our facilities are purpose built to accommodate the practical and creative nature of the degree.

Tailor your degree to your interests

In our Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), you can choose from a wide range of majors to create a unique skill set and gain the knowledge to land your dream job. Choose from one of nine majors:

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Common first year

Designed to give you exposure to a range of engineering disciplines, our common first year gives you the chance to experience the different areas you can specialise in before choosing a major later in your first year.

Industry placements

Our engineering degrees incorporate a professional placement, giving you the opportunity to use your skills in the workplace before you graduate.

Purpose-built facilities

Our newly opened Engineering, Technology and Aviation building is a space for innovation where students come together to enhance their learning potential. With the latest in hands-on technology, the building offers engineering, IT and aviation students the opportunity to learn in spaces designed to reflect the workplace.

Multiply your career options

With a range of double degree options available, you can combine your engineering degree with another area of interest without doubling your study time. You’ll graduate with a unique skill set that will give you an edge in the employment market.

Tehya Hethorn

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Civil Engineering / Bachelor of Environmental Science

Deciding to study at Griffith was an easy choice for double degree student Tehya Hethorn, who is also a Student Ambassador for Engineers Australia. 'Griffith ranks highly in its Civil Engineering and Environmental Science subjects and research, the facilities are excellent, the support the university offers is fantastic and these is a multitude of opportunities for students to set themselves up for success. The program structure lets you experience a wide range of engineering concepts before settling on a specific major, which is really valuable to anyone who is unsure of the field of engineering they want to enter.'

Tehya Hethorn

Study options

It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.

Scholarships

Over 600 Scholarships available.

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Career outcomes

75% of the fastest growing occupations now require science, technology, engineering or math skills*

With a degree accredited by the national engineering body, Engineering Australia, you’ll be equipped to pursue an engineering career in Australia and overseas.

Depending on your major, you may find opportunities in aviation, construction, manufacturing, natural resources, telecommunications, transport or software development.

* Office of Australia's Chief Scientist, September 2014.

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Monday 24 February — Monday 24 February

Trimester 1: Teaching and exams

Includes study and exam period from Thursday 28 May to Friday 6 June.

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Friday 8 May — Saturday 9 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

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Monday 11 May — Thursday 14 May

Mature Student Open Evenings

No matter whether you’re returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help you find the right study path.

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Wednesday 13 May — Thursday 14 May

Gold Coast Careers Festival

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Thursday 21 May — Thursday 21 May

Cairns Youth and Careers Expo

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Monday 22 June — Wednesday 24 June

Trimester 2: Orientation

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Monday 29 June — Saturday 10 October

Trimester 2: Teaching and exams

Includes study and exam period from Thursday 1 October to Saturday 10 October.

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Saturday 18 July — Sunday 19 July

Tertiary Studies Expo (TSXPO)

TSXPO is for anyone considering further study. Talk to our academic and professional staff about our degrees, flexible study options, admission pathways, how to apply, scholarships and support services. Entry is free.

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Tuesday 21 July — Tuesday 21 July

Sunshine Coast Daily Careers Expo

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Monday 3 August — Monday 3 August

Townsville Careers Expo

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Sunday 9 August — Sunday 9 August

Open Day

On Open Day, you’ll find general information about all our degrees at each campus, as well as essential information about student support services, admissions, scholarships and postgraduate studies. It’s a great time to get to know our campuses, experience life at Griffith, explore your study options and find the information you need to make a decision about your future.

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Monday 14 September — Thursday 17 September

Mature Student Open Evenings

No matter whether you’re returning to university after a few years off, starting study for the first time or looking for a postgraduate degree to further your career, we can help you find the right study path.

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Monday 19 October — Friday 23 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

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