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What will I learn?

In this double degree, you can embrace your passion for science and learn how to analyse, model, interpret and visualise data to develop forward-thinking solutions for contemporary practical challenges.

You'll gain a foundation knowledge across all areas of science, giving you the flexibility to decide what you'd like to focus on next, and gain specialised skills and practical knowledge for a professional career in the biological, clinical, chemical, physical or mathematical sciences.

With a strong focus on hands-on learning, you will have access to our state-of-the-art testing labs and facilities and work on real and authentic projects. Throughout, you'll be taught by some of Australia's leading researchers, who are tackling the big issues of today.

You will pair what you learn in the lab with the practicality of your data science degree, which includes all the legal and ethical issues associated with the ways society handles and protects its information.

Industry and expert connections

Your final year is centred around hands-on projects, which are the core of our unique employability program. You'll gain experience with local and international industry partners and be prepared to enter a wide range of careers. You will have the option to engage with university research, undertake an extended fieldwork program in your major or complete an industry placement.

Graduate outcomes

With combined qualifications in science and data science, you'll be equipped with a highly desirable skill set that will allow you to find work in a range of data-focused roles across the scientific sector and beyond. You may find positions in private, public and not-for-profit enterprises of all sizes.


Science: Applied Mathematics; Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Clinical Sciences(Nathan only); Geography; Marine Biology(Gold Coast only); Microbiology (Nathan only); Physics; Wildlife Biology.


Fast-track your finish line - With intensive study options (and/or) year-round classes available, this degree can be finished in less time than a standard full-time study load, getting you into the workforce faster.

Global mobility

Students in this degree may be able to participate in an overseas program specifically designed to fit the degree's teaching objectives. Find out more about going global at Griffith.


Key employment sectors: Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; Public Administration and Safety; Arts and Recreation Services; Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services; Education and Training; Health Care and Social Assistance; Manufacturing.

Potential job outcomes: Biologist; Biochemist; Biotechnologist; Botanist; Data Analyst; Marine Biologist; Microbiologist; Zoologist.

Which department am I in?

Griffith Sciences



Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (19,12,716) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 January 2023

More details

Start date

6 March 2023


Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road,



4111, BRISBANE, Australia

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
A$35,500.00 (19,12,716) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

31 January 2023

More details

Start date

6 March 2023


Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus,

Parklands Drive,



4215, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply: Applicants for this Honours program must have successfully completed the Bachelors degree (or equivalent).

For international students

Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement.

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Sheridan College (Ontario)
  • Confederation College
  • Niagara College
  • Canadore College
  • Durham College
  • Open Universities Australia

About Griffith University

Griffith University campuses are a thriving network of learning and innovation.

  • Ranks in the top two per cent of universities in the world
  • Several of its subjects are placed among the top 50 worldwide
  • World class research in over 50 disciplines
  • Over 200,000 Griffith alumni are spread over 130 countries

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