Master of Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control

Griffith University

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

The wants and needs of a rapidly expanding, global population means it has never been more important to shape our environmental future. Environmental engineering is your pathway to protecting the natural environment and its resources by ensuring that we minimise the adverse effect we may have on it. In this program you will develop an understanding of complex environmental problems and issues, and of the challenges facing environmental sustainability. You will learn to design creative engineering solutions and manage key projects associated with environmental protection in the area of solid and hazardous waste management, air quality monitoring and control, water and wastewater treatment, and renewable energy. You will develop the skills to incorporate sustainability concepts into engineering work practices from various discipline backgrounds.


  • Advanced Water and Wastewater Engineering
  • Air Quality Monitoring and Control
  • Cleaner Production and Circular Economy
  • Dissertation Part 1
  • Dissertation Part 2
  • Dissertation Part 3
  • Dissertation Part 4
  • Engineering Communication and Leadership
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Hydrologic and Hydraulic Modelling
  • Industrial Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Industry Affiliates Program - Dissertation
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Project Management
  • Renewable Energy Systems
  • Research Methods for Engineers
  • Site Remediation and Rehabilitation
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals
  • Wetland Systems in Environmental Management

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor degree in Engineering or higherRelated Bachelor degree or higher and relevant 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

Students who graduate from the program and pass the Dissertation component will have a pathway to higher degree by research study.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Nathan Campus International: $63,750 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
Online International: $80,000 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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