Griffith University

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts

Griffith University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 098031E

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

In this degree, you'll expand your interest in both science and arts by exploring the links between the two study areas through your choice of majors. In your final year, you can complete a 'capstone' experience engaging with university research, undertaking an extended fieldwork program or completing an industry placement.

As a graduate, you'll be skilled in scientific methods with a broad knowledge set leading to opportunities in science research, communication and decision making.

My career opportunities

With combined qualifications in science and arts, you'll find broad employment opportunities across the science and technology, commercial and public sectors.

Depending on your Science major, you will be prepared for work in environment-related jobs, for example as an environment consultant, environmental scientist or mine environment officer; in biological, chemical and clinical sciences as a microbiologist, pharmaceutical scientist, biochemist, chemist or biotechnologist; in physics and maths as a mathematician or physicist; or, with further study, in a broader role, for example as a patents officer or science teacher. You may also choose to undertake a fourth-year research Honours degree that can lead to a PhD and a career in research.

Arts majors include:

  • Creative Writing: You will be equipped for an exciting career as a creative and professional writer prepared for work in advertising, communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
  • Criminal Justice: You will be equipped for work in advocacy, law enforcement, policymaking, or as a liaison officer.
  • Drama: You will be equipped for a career in performing arts, theatre, community arts and cultural development, applied theatre, arts and health sector, and drama education as well as offering transferable skills in relation to your other major study.
  • History: You will be equipped for a career as a social historian, museum curator, record keeper, project manager, or researcher.
  • Indigenous Studies: You will be equipped for work in advocacy, advising, community liaison, policymaking, or research.
  • Islam-West Relations: You will be equipped for work as an adviser or analyst, or for a role in community liaison, consultancy, policymaking, or research.
  • Journalism: You will be trained for work in media industries with capabilities in video and radio production, news and current affairs reporting and media campaigns.
  • Language in Society: You will be prepared for a career in English/ESL teaching, publishing, journalism, sales and marketing, media, advertising and public relations, and organisational communication.
  • Languages: You will be prepared for a career in education and teaching, translation and interpreting, tourism and hospitality, publishing and journalism, sales and marketing, advertising and public relations, international business, law, commerce, and the arts.
  • Literary Studies: You will be prepared for a career in communications, marketing, editing or publishing.
  • Politics and International Studies: You will be equipped to work as an analyst, consultant, policymaker, or in diplomacy or research.
  • Public Relations: You will be prepared for a career in communications, media liaison or public relations.
  • Screen Studies: You will gain widely applicable skills in analysis and communication with expert knowledge to complement screen industries training and capabilities to work as a critic, reviewer, or researcher.
  • Security Studies: You will be equipped for work as a policy adviser or analyst, agency administrator, or community liaison leader, with abilities to become a consultant, advocate or academic.
  • Sociology: You will gain capabilities to work in policy planning, advocacy, social research, community or urban development and human services.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 31,000 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
06 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Griffith University

Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 31,000 Per Year
Start date: 24 February 2020
06 July 2020
Duration: 4 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

Nathan Campus

170 Kessels Road
Brisbane Queensland 4111
Australia

Entry criteria

Standard academic entry to our undergraduate degrees requires completion of secondary school comparable to Australian Year 12 or equivalent academic achievement. Students from other countries should have country specific requirements equivalent to Australia.

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 grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
  • OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50

Address

Griffith University
Gold Coast Campus
Parklands Drive Gold Coast Queensland 4215
Australia