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Help build a sustainable future

You'll develop knowledge and skills in planning, designing and managing projects associated with environmental protection. You'll graduate with an understanding of complex environmental problems and gain the engineering knowledge, competence and design skills needed to develop solutions to manage urban waste (including e-waste), land, water and wastewater. You'll also be prepared for work in air quality monitoring and control roles.

Environmental engineering is your pathway to helping sustain the natural environment and its resources in a modern society through engineering.

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Study environmental engineering at Griffith

Our environmental engineering degree was the first of its kind offered in Queensland, and has continued to evolve to offer an integrated approach to solve and manage environmental problems. As a foundation you will develop skills in the analysis and understanding of environmental issues and management together with the ability to deliver robust and practical solutions to problems.

As a graduate you will be fully equipped to work in local, national and international sectors.

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.

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.

Aptitude for Engineering Assessment

An alternative admission pathway into an engineering degree.

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Career outcomes

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

You'll find opportunities in government departments such as Transport and Main Roads, Natural Resources and Mines, Department of Science, IT and the Arts, and Environment and Resource Management. You'll also enjoy opportunities with consulting firms in the construction, mining, oil, smelting and manufacturing industries, as well as with local government and research organisations.

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

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Key dates

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Monday 13 July — Saturday 17 October

Trimester 2: Teaching and exams

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

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Monday 21 September — Friday 25 September

Virtual Open House: Mature Student Week

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 26 October — Friday 30 October

Trimester 3: Orientation

Get the right start and find out everything you need to know about starting at Griffith.

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