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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.
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.
Bachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering) graduate / Senior Floodplain Management Engineer, Moreton Bay Regional Council
Graduating from Environmental Engineering in 2011, Alana has focused her career on the field of stormwater and flooding. She has worked within private industry as a consultant within Australia, New Zealand and the United States of America, before transitioning to local government as a Senior Floodplain Management Engineer in 2020. ‘At Griffith, you are exposed to so many opportunities. There’s mentoring, there’s leadership training and development on campus. All of these experiences really help to prepare you for employment.’
Classrooms that reflect the workplace
Creating new ways to enhance student learning
Our new Engineering, Technology and Aviation building at Nathan is a space for innovation and collaboration. 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.
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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