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We’re focused on protecting the planet and creating sustainable solutions for an expanding global population

Studying environment, planning or architecture at Griffith, you'll learn in and out of the classroom. Our cutting-edge urban and environmental research informs our degrees, giving you a richer learning experience.

Study environment, planning and architecture at Griffith

Gain the skills and insight to conquer urban and environmental challenges.

Environmental leaders

Griffith was the first university in Australia to offer a degree in environmental science, which was revolutionary at the time—today it’s more important than ever. As a Griffith student, you’ll learn from some of Australia’s leading environmental scientists.

Ranked in the world’s top 100

In the prestigious QS World University Rankings by Subject, Griffith is ranked in the world's top 2% for architecture and built environment.

Learn outside the classroom

At Griffith we offer a range of flexible and innovative programs that get you out of the classroom. Depending on what you study, you could find yourself studying wildlife in Nepal or alpine plants in the Australian Alps. You'll also have the chance to complete an industry project, which will integrate you into the workplace.

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Career opportunities

Our environment, planning and architecture degrees span a range of careers. Depending on your degree, you may find opportunities in resource management, marine parks, urban planning and design, environmental conservation, ecotourism, architecture, research or construction.

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Naomi Edwards

Griffith environmental science graduate

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Wednesday 14 September — Wednesday 31 August

2017 GAMSAT test due

Those registered for the GAMSAT will sit the test Wednesday 14 September.

Monday 26 September — Friday 30 September

Queensland conservatorium auditions

Queensland Conservatorium live auditions will be conducted the week beginning Monday 26 September. 

Friday 30 September — Wednesday 31 August

Queensland Conservatorium QTAC and UAC applications due

Apply by 30 September via QTAC or UAC for Queensland Conservatorium degrees.

Friday 30 September — Wednesday 31 August

QTAC and UAC on time applications close

To attend Griffith in 2017, apply for our degrees via QTAC or UAC by 30 September, 2016. You can apply after this date, but a late fee will apply.