Bachelor of Science

Griffith University

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

This program will give students the specialised skills and practical knowledge for a professional career in the biological, clinical, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences. In the first year, students will study core science courses and from the second year onwards, choose a major that suits their interests and career plans. Students can undertake laboratory work in state-of-the-art facilities or fieldwork, depending on the major they have chosen. In the student's final year, they can participate in industry internships to gain employment-relevant experience. They will have access to experts from renowned research centres such as the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD), the Centre for Quantum Dynamics, Queensland Micro and Nanotechnology Centre, the Institute for Glycomics, the Australian Rivers Institute and the Environmental Futures Research Institute.

Structure

240 credit points

Subjects

  • Applied mathematics
  • Biochemistry and molecular biology
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Marine biology
  • Physics
  • Wildlife biology

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • VET Award Certificate III
  • Prerequisites: English, Maths A or B
  • Recommended: at least one of Biological Science, Chemistry or Physics

Recognition

Depending upon the major, graduates will be eligible for membership of the following professional bodies: Ausbiotech Limited; Australian Mathematical Society; Australian and New Zealand Society for Cell and Development Biology; Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology; Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Australian Society for Medical Research; Australian Society of Plant Scientists; Royal Australian Chemical Institute; Australian Institute of Physics

Study pathways

Honours is available

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Gold Coast International: $99,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan International: $99,000 No information available No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

Further information

The majors are not offered at all sites and students should check availability prior to application

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