Griffith University School of Environment in Australia
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In 1971 establishing a School of Environment was thought of as revolutionary; today it is more important than ever. Over that time the environment and sustainable practice has evolved from a fringe issue to a mainstream challenge to government, industry and even individual households. Griffith University’s School of Environment are helping society to face those challenges.
Griffith University’s School of Environment in Australia have expanded their initial programs to offer not only environmental and natural sciences but urban planning and architecture with a focus on sustainable development. Griffith’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs include:
- Environmental sciences
- Environmental management
- Marine science
- Urban and environmental planning
Australian first, Australia’s largest
Griffith University’s innovative degree programs are preparing tomorrow’s environmental experts, problem solvers and visionaries – those who will meet the challenges of a sustainable future by balancing economic, social and environmental impact.
Griffith has the largest group of environmental professionals in any university in Australia, and amongst the largest in the world. They are a leader in the training of environmental professionals and related natural and social science research. Griffith University’s environmental research programs have always been defined by their integration of social and industrial issues with the biological and physical understanding.
Graduates of Griffith University are eligible for membership with the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand and the Australian Institute of Biology.
Griffith graduates have the skills required to explore the complexity of the natural environment and our interactions with it, and to find solutions to environmental challenges. Graduates of Griffith University have found employment in local, state and federal governments, environmental consulting firms and other businesses in the private sector; non-profit organizations and research organizations.