Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This qualification is an opportunity for engineers and others to upskill in the natural sciences that underpin effective catchment protection, restoration or maintenance planning and management. You'll develop a critical and applied understanding of catchment hydrological, ecological, and morphological processes and how they inter-relate. You'll then gain detailed specialist knowledge in ecology across scales, environmental contaminant chemistry and the latest scientific knowledge about how to reduce nutrient and sediment inputs to waterways. Industry and expert connectionsYou'll get exclusive access to expert lecturers and experienced industry speakers and participate in practical workshops and field trips. You can also stay close to industry experts with one-on-one career mentoring.Graduate outcomesYou'll be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to work in areas of Catchment Management and Wastewater Treatment in regulatory agencies, local and state government authorities, environmental consulting companies, and non-government organisations.You can also choose to continue your studies through our Master of Catchment Science or Master of Integrated Water Management degrees.


  • Catchment Ecology
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Introduction to Catchment Processes
  • River and Catchment Management and Rehabilitation
  • Soils and Geomorphology in Catchment Science

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree or higherRelevant work experience


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Successful completion of the Graduate Certificate in Catchment Processes provides a pathway into the /Program/5731/Overview Master of Catchment Science (5731) .

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $15,000 No
  • Part-time : 1 year
Online International: $15,000 No
  • Part-time : 1 year

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