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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

Hear from: Associate Professor Jason Byrne of the School of Environment; Associate Professor Michael Howes, Deputy Head of School of Environment; Associate Professor Kylie Pitt of Australian Rivers Institute; Thomas Eaton, Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning student; former Senator Larissa Waters of the Australian Greens; Professor Gordon Holden of the School of Environment; and Master of Architecture graduates Matthew Boyle and Sasha Wales.

Environmental leaders

Hear from: Associate Professor Jason Byrne of the School of Environment; Associate Professor Michael Howes, Deputy Head of School of Environment; Associate Professor Kylie Pitt of Australian Rivers Institute; Thomas Eaton, Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning student; Senator Larissa Waters of the Australian Greens; Professor Gordon Holden of the School of Environment; and Master of Architecture graduates Matthew Boyle and Sasha Wales.

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.

5-Star Rated

Environmental and Marine Science at Griffith has rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

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.

Student story

Naomi Edwards

Griffith environmental science graduate

Coastal advocate

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Naomi Edwards - Griffith environmental science graduate

October 09, 2017

Optimising Australia’s Future Water Resources

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Key dates

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Monday 30 October — Saturday 17 February

Trimester 3

Our third trimester starts on Monday 30 October. Trimester 3 examinations run from Saturday 10 to Saturday 17 February 2018.

Learn more about studying in Trimester 3.

Wednesday 15 November — Monday 23 October

Postgraduate Information Evening - South Bank

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Wednesday 22 November — Monday 23 October

Postgraduate Information Evening - Gold Coast

Join Griffith University for a postgraduate information evening and talk to our staff and students about how a postgraduate degree can help you achieve your career goals.

Saturday 16 December — Friday 22 December

Know Your Options

Chat online with our expert study advisers after you have received your entry score, to discuss your study options. Find out about pathways, entry requirements and program options, plus what you can do if your score was higher or lower than expected.