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Diploma of Science
Diploma of Science

Diploma of Science

  • ID:GC610001
  • Level:1-Year Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,875.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,690.83
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.75
  • Application Fee:$50.00
  • TuitionFee/Month:$2,875.00
  • LivingFee/Month:$1,690.83
  • InsuranceFee/Month:$50.75
Estimated Total/program:
$55,998.96
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

English Requirements

  • IELTS (Academic): 5.5 (with no band below 5.0),

  • TOEFL: 525/46,

  • ISLPR*:  2+,

  • PTE (Academic): 42,

  • Cambridge English Scale: 162 (with no score below 154)

Other Requirements

Academic Requirements for Unconditional offers –The College will accept:

  • Screenshots of documents from official institutions, Schools, and MOE websites.  Agents are responsible for assisting the College with verifying the authenticity of all screenshot documents submitted

  • Predictive results for International Baccalaureate and GCSE (O, A and AS levels) scores

  • A combination of year 11 and 12 marksheet results for students unable to complete year 12 final examinations and who identify as meeting admission requirements

  • Acceptable uncertified copies of official academic documentation or unofficial transcripts submitted on-line

Course Information

The Diploma of Science will provide you with a solid understanding of the natural and physical sciences, including fundamental theoretical and practical principles of chemistry, biology, genetics; and for some pathways, environmental science.

Your study is enhanced by additional interactive workshops and language development modules to build the communication skills you need for success in science industries.

You will also gain the necessary computational skills for scientific practice across observation, analysis and problem solving. The program will prepare you for further studies in a broad range of areas including biomedicine, environmental sustainability, chemistry and physical sciences, marine, wildlife and microbiology.

CRICOS 092487K

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Sample program structure

Trimester 1

• Academic and Professional Skills Development for Science and Technology

• Biological Systems

• Core Maths Skills~

Trimester 2

• Genetics and Evolutionary Biology

• Chemistry 1A

• Human Biology: Human Organism or Mathematics 1A

Trimester 3

• Fundamentals of Biochemistry or Introduction to Environmental Sustainability

• Statistics

• Chemistry 1B or Mathematics 1A

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways to a Griffith University Science Degree

International students

Bachelor of Biomedical Science,

  • Campus: Nathan, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4.5, English requirements: IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Environmental Science

  • Majors: Ecology and Conservation / Soil and Water Science / Urban Environments / Environmental Management,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Nathan, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Marine Science

  • Minors: Coastal Management / Marine Chemistry / Marine Ecology,

  • Campus: Gold Coast, Credit granted*: 70/80 CP‡, Min. GPA requirements: 4, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Science

  • Majors: Applied Mathematics / Biochemistry and Molecular Biology / Chemistry / Clinical Sciences† / Geography / Marine Biology‡ / Microbiology† / Wildlife Biology,

  • Campus: Gold Coast / Nathan, Credit granted*: 80 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Credit eligibility for other programs

Bachelor of Biomedical Science,

  • Campus: Gold Coast, Credit granted*: 60 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4.5, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Forensic Science

  • Majors: Forensic Molecular Biology,

  • Campus: Nathan, Credit granted*: 70 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4.5, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Forensic Science

  • Major: Forensic Chemistry,

  • Campus: Nathan, Credit granted*: 60 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4.5, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Marine Science

  • Minors: Coastal Oceanography,

  • Campus: Gold Coast, Credit granted*: 50/60 CP‡, Min. GPA requirements: 4, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Science

  • Major: Physics,

  • Campus: Nathan / Gold Coast, Credit granted*: 70 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 4, IELTS 5.5 with no sub-score < 5.0

Bachelor of Laws (Honours),

  • Campus: Nathan / Gold Coast, Credit granted*: 40 CP, Min. GPA requirements: 5, IELTS 6.5 with no sub-score < 6.0

*80 credit points is equivalent to one year of full-time study. Completion of degrees where students obtain less than 80 credit points of advanced standing in the degree, may take additional time.

†International students must achieve the required minimum GPA to progress to their chosen Griffith College bachelor degree.

‡Lower amount of credit applied if students are required to undertake language enhancement course (unless students have an IELTS 7.0).

§Nathan campus only.

¶Gold Coast campus only.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Include but not limited to biochemist, environment consultant, microbiologist, pharmaceutical scientist, forensic science, marine science, laboratory or pathology, neuroscience, conservation and pollution control.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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