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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.
Study environmental engineering at Griffith
Griffith’s Engineering is ranked #1 in South East Queensland for student satisfaction and teaching quality. 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.
Minors: pollution monitoring and control
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 Engineering (Honours)||Nathan
|Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Environment||Gold Coast
|Master of Environmental Engineering||Nathan
|Master of Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control||Nathan
|Master of Professional Engineering Leadership||Online
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.
|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
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*
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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