Why choose this program?

This program has been withdrawn and will not be available for commencing (new) students after Semester 2-2014.

Students currently enrolled in this program (continuing students) will be able to complete their studies and graduate with this award.

Prospective (future) students interested in this area are referred to the following programs at the Gold Coast campus:

Engineering disciplines at the Gold Coast campus include:

  • Civil Engineering (Semester 1 and 2 intakes)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Semester 1 and 2 intakes)
  • Electronic and Biomedical Engineering (Semester 1 intake only)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Semester 1 and 2 intakes)
  • Mechatronic Engineering (Semester 1 intake only)

Civil Engineering

You'll develop knowledge and skills in the planning, design, management, construction and maintenance of civil engineering projects; as well as the communication, research and critical analysis skills which are vital to a successful career as a professional engineer. In your final year, your skills will be enhanced through off-campus industry experience to prepare you for a smooth entry into the workforce. Overall, you'll complete at least 60 days engineering professional practice. If you're a student of outstanding ability, you'll have the opportunity to undertake the Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced Studies), in which you'll complete both the regular degree and specialist project work, performed under the supervision of academic staff and designed to develop exceptional understanding in a major area of your choosing.

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Electrical and electronic engineers design and create devices and equipment which use electrical energy. The program covers the fundamentals of electrical and electronic engineering, and provides a wide range of knowledge and technical skills in key areas such as communications, power generation and electrical machinery, digital signal processing, microprocessors and control systems. Emphasis is on the fundamental principles and techniques so that you'll be able to learn and adapt to new technologies in the future. In your final year, your skills will be enhanced through off-campus industry experience to prepare you for a smooth entry into the workforce. Overall, you'll complete at least 60 days engineering professional practice. If you're a student of outstanding ability, you'll have the opportunity to undertake the Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced Studies), in which you'll complete both the regular degree and specialist project work, performed under the supervision of academic staff and designed to develop exceptional understanding in a major area of your choosing.

Electronic and Biomedical Engineering

Electronic and biomedical engineers are trained to develop and implement high technology electronic solutions to assist in the training and analysis of athletes, to help clinicians monitor patients, and to assist in patient and sports rehabilitation. This program is based on an electronics degree with specialist sport and biomedical courses. In your final year, your skills will be enhanced through off-campus industry experience to prepare you for a smooth entry into the workforce. Overall, you'll complete at least 60 days engineering professional practice. If you're a student of outstanding ability, you'll have the opportunity to undertake the Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced Studies), in which you'll complete both the regular degree and specialist project work, performed under the supervision of academic staff and designed to develop exceptional understanding in a major area of your choosing.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering at Griffith will provide you with a broad education in this exciting discipline designed to give you the skills necessary to become a professional mechanical engineer. Good mechanical engineering is built on a strong foundation of theory, reinforced by experience and innovation. Mechanical engineers are heavily involved in the development and use of new materials and technologies, as well as design and analysis using the most advanced software and computer systems. Our emphasis on mechanical design provides you with the widest range of career opportunities. Electives allow you to develop a number of specialities including vehicle technology.

Mechatronic Engineering

Mechatronic engineering combines mechanics with electronics and computer systems. Mechatronic engineers design and create machinery that integrates with electronics and computer control. This program prepares you to work with innovative technologies in many different applications: intelligent machines, micro-machines, smart devices, control systems for consumer products, and robotics. The program covers the fundamentals of mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering and provides a wide range of fundamental knowledge and technical skills in key areas such as mechanics, signal processing and analysis, and sensor technology. In your final year, your skills will be enhanced through off-campus industry experience to prepare you for a smooth entry into the workforce. Overall, you'll complete at least 60 days engineering professional practice. If you're a student of outstanding ability, you'll have the opportunity to undertake the Bachelor of Engineering (Advanced Studies), in which you'll complete both the regular degree and specialist project work, performed under the supervision of academic staff and designed to develop exceptional understanding in a major area of your choosing.