UNDERGRADUATE STUDY GUIDE 2023 - GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
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Griffith fast facts 50,000+ Students 200+ Degrees 4,000+ Staff 200,000+ Graduates 20+ Research institutes and centres Ranked in the TOP 2% of universities worldwide Acknowledgement of Country Griffith University acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as this country’s First Nations and Traditional Custodians of the land. We honour the Ancestors and Elders within the sacred grounds on which our campuses are located: at South Bank, Mt Gravatt and Nathan, the Turrbal, Yugarabul, Yuggera, and Jagera peoples; at Logan, the Yuggera, Yugarabul, Jagera and Yugambeh peoples; and at the Gold Coast, the Yugambeh/Kombumerri peoples. We pay respect to these nations, their languages, and the kinship groups they represent, past and present, and we extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Contents 02 14 Welcome to Griffith Our degrees Welcome to Griffith 02 Forge your future 14 • Medicine, medical sciences, pharmacy, Campuses 04 Prior-year students and interstate paramedicine and public health 54 Learning and personal support 06 subject conversion 15 • Psychology, counselling, social work Architecture, planning and and human services 59 Accessibility and inclusion 08 built environment 20 Humanities, social science, journalism Social and competition sports 10 and communication 62 Aviation 26 Student clubs and societies 11 Information technology 66 Business, government and tourism 30 How to apply 12 Languages and linguistics 70 Education 36 Engineering 40 Law and criminology 74 Health 44 Music and performing arts 78 • Dentistry and oral health 46 Science and environment 82 • Health professions, exercise and sport 48 Visual arts, design and screen media 88 • Nursing and midwifery 52 Double degrees 94 96 Other information Industry and career experiences 96 VET pathways 98 Legend Scholarships 100 Campuses Modes of study Admission pathways 101 Griffith Sports College 102 G = Gold Coast F = Full-time study L = Logan P = Part-time study Griffith Honours College 103 M = Mt Gravatt For example, 3F/6P = three years full-time, First Peoples 104 N = Nathan six years part-time O = Online Go global 105 N/A = not applicable S = South Bank Griffith College 106 CP = credit points Important things to know about Applications information GPA = Grade Point Average applying to study at Griffith 108 All GPAs in this publication are on a QTAC = Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre seven-point grading scale FAQ—school-leavers 110 UAC = Universities Admissions Centre FAQ—mature students 111 (NSW-based) Prerequisites ATAR = Australian Tertiary Admission Rank R = Recommended Index 112 In this guide, listed ATARs are indicative only A = Assumed Key dates 113 VET = Vocational Education and Training About this guide This undergraduate study guide provides an overview of studying and student life at Griffith, and will help you decide which degree is right for you. If you have any questions, call us on 1800 677 728, chat online at griffith.edu.au/study or speak with us at one of our on-campus or virtual events —we’ll help you find the right path. Important note: All information is correct as at February 2022, but is subject to change as content is reviewed and updated. For the most up-to-date information, including specific VET pathway details, visit griffith.edu.au/degrees
02 WELCOME TO Griffith When you choose Griffith University, you’re not only choosing a world-class education that will prepare you to thrive professionally and personally long after you graduate. You’re choosing a university that will give you the support, skills and knowledge you need to pursue your passion and make a difference in the world. At Griffith… Everyone belongs We believe education is for everyone. As a university where You come first talented students from all backgrounds are supported to reach their Our vision and values are built on inclusive practice, equity and full potential, we rank among the highest rates of first-generation maintaining a safe space for learning and teaching in meeting family university graduates. We’re also proud to have the largest new challenges for our ever-changing world. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student population of any university in Queensland. From day one, you’ll be supported in every aspect of your studies, from help with scholarships, career advice and study skills to finding As a Griffith student, you’ll be welcomed into an inclusive employment opportunities through our Careers Recruitment team. community. Knowing that our students learn in a variety of Whether you need learning, personal or financial support—or ways—and that your high school results aren’t the only indicators anything else to make your time at university a more manageable of your abilities—we are proud to offer a range of admission and memorable experience—we’re here to help. pathways to study with us. From providing bridging courses to recognising vocational You’ll learn from the best education and training (VET) qualifications and beyond, we are As the home of four Australian University Teachers of the Year, committed to giving every student the means to succeed and Griffith has a long history of driving innovation and achievement realise their full potential. See pages 98–101 for more information. in higher education. Our teachers and researchers have won more national awards since 2012 than any other university’s staff*, You’ll join a worldwide network and students who learn in this environment are renowned among employers for their skills, experience and work ethic. When you’re studying, you’ll be part of a community of like- minded students. Once you graduate, your Griffith degree will be your passport to a global network of contacts as you join an You can study anytime, anywhere alumni community of more than 200,000 graduates who cover Depending on your degree, you’ll have the choice to study on every corner of the world. campus, online, or using a combination of both, either part-time or full-time over two or three trimesters. Across multiple fields, our graduates range from groundbreaking medical researchers to globally recognised musicians, acclaimed We understand between work and personal commitments, it’s artists to CEOs, and marine biologists through to multimedia not always easy to make your way to campus to learn—but that’s designers. The world opens up for you when you graduate OK. We’re committed to giving our students as much flexibility from Griffith. as possible in how they participate in their studies. We’ve made a significant number of our degrees available remotely, with options to study either fully online or mixed with face-to-face hours. We’ve drawn on our significant comfort and decades of Trimesters experience teaching online to deliver seamless lessons to you We teach across three 12-week trimesters each year. at home—or wherever you are. Our lectures and tutorials are Many of our degrees offer the option for you to learn at recorded, meaning you can catch up when it suits you. Of course, your own pace, better allowing you to fit university into whenever you can or want to study on campus, we’re always your life, or fast-track your study to graduate earlier— ready to welcome you. whatever works for you. We have degrees starting in March, July or October, giving you more choice over when to start your Griffith journey. * Based on Learning and Teaching results from the Department of Education. Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
Our degrees Practical experiences 03 Ranked in the top 2 per cent of universities worldwide, we deliver Throughout your degree, you may be able to explore a range forward-thinking degrees that will support you to face the future of valuable practical opportunities made possible through our Welcome to Griffith with confidence, competence and the skills and knowledge you’ll rich and varied industry partnerships, helping you to access need to succeed in our rapidly changing world. world-class experiences and rewarding careers. See page 96 for more information about our industry connections. Our graduates are recognised as being ethically sophisticated, and for contributing to their work and society through values- During your studies, you’ll also be supported to showcase your based behaviour. Skip to page 14 if you’re ready to start job-ready skills to employers through Griffith Credentials, a digital exploring your options. version of your qualifications and capabilities to help you fully express your professional skills, experience and expertise. Developed Innovative teaching and research in response to changing employer needs, these digital badges give you a new way to highlight practical, contemporary skills gained As a university that was designed to do things differently, we’ve during your degree, such as interpersonal communication, critical always had one eye focused on the future—and the other on judgment and the ability to work as part of a team. our communities. Since our foundation in 1975, we have been committed to leading the way in fields such as modern Asian studies and environmental science, and have been long-time Global connections supporters of inclusivity, social justice and sustainable practices. Many of our degrees have an international focus, preparing you for work almost anywhere in the world. Experiences such A lot has changed in the past five decades, but our commitment as overseas study or learning a new language both enrich and to creating a brighter future remains as strong as ever. That’s why diversify your learning. Such opportunities are valued highly by we engage in teaching and research that aims to create positive, employers, and open doors to new perspectives, professional meaningful change in the lives of our students, their families and networks and personal experiences. friends, and society at large. Griffith has Guaranteed Exchange agreements with partner At Griffith, our vision as a university is to transform lives and add universities around the globe, including in Asia, North America, to human knowledge in a way that creates a future that benefits Europe and the United Kingdom. Where available, we also offer all. In our approach to our research, societal impact is given equal a range of study tours and work placements to help take your standing to academic excellence. Across our campuses, Griffith is learning abroad. tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges through innovative research that spans disciplines in a range of important fields. Every day, our researchers are pushing the boundaries in areas such as including climate action, clean energy, violence prevention, Note: The availability of exchanges, study tours child, youth and family wellbeing, disability and inclusion, sports and other opportunities outside Australia may be performance, drug design and Australia’s geopolitical future. impacted by Australian Government policies on international travel in place during your study. See page 105 for more information. ‘It makes me really proud that I’m following a career that fits in with both my head and my heart. My ultimate goal is to pursue something that makes a difference—that’s what matters to me most.’ Jasmine Rasmussen Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) Photo by Matthieu Glemarec
04 Campuses Griffith has five campuses across South East Queensland, in addition to its Digital campus. Gold Coast Traditional Owners: Yugambeh/ Kombumerri peoples Students: 18,000+ Study areas: Degrees span almost all study areas, with particular strength in health Our largest campus, offering world-class facilities and a dynamic student lifestyle just minutes from the beach Nathan Traditional Owners: Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal peoples Students: 13,000+ Study areas: Aviation, business, communication and journalism, engineering, environment, government, humanities, information technology, languages, law, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, science Our foundation campus, where heritage and natural beauty meet Mt Gravatt Traditional Owners: Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal peoples Students: 4,000+ Study areas: Criminal justice, criminology, education, psychology Our home of education and criminology, with a rich history of progressive thinking and learning Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
05 Wherever you study with us, you’ll find a distinctive culture and wealth of specialised expertise. Campuses Scan the QR code to learn more about each campus. South Bank Traditional Owners: Yugarabul, Yuggera, Jagera and Turrbal peoples Students: 3,500+ Study areas: Acting, animation, contemporary Australian Indigenous art, design, film, fine art, games design, media, music, musical theatre, photography Queensland’s leading creative and performing arts hub, embedded in the cultural heart of Brisbane Logan Traditional Owners: Yuggera, Turrbal, Yugarabul, Jagera and Yugambeh peoples Students: 2,500+ Study areas: Business, education, human services, midwifery, nursing, social work Our home of community-focused education, based in one of Australia’s fastest-growing cities Digital Home to thousands of students taking advantage of our 20+ years of experience teaching online. Studying online gives you the flexibility to fit study into your life. Our online courses and degrees, combined with our different study modes, give you the freedom to mix and match to suit your needs. Study anywhere, anytime, in a thriving virtual community
06 Learning and personal support We offer a range of services to help you feel confident and succeed in your degree. Orientation Health and wellbeing To help you get settled into university life, we support you as You can get the help you need to manage your life while you’re at soon as you’re made an offer through a personalised online university. All students have access to a range of personal support orientation and induction, with the chance to engage with other services and programs including: students in online forums. We hold a dedicated Orientation Week, or O-Week, the week before each trimester starts, focusing on • counselling, to help you when you need support with issues what you’ll need to begin your studies. You’ll meet other students, such as the transition from school, study, motivation, get familiar with our campuses, and have the chance to sign up relationships, self-esteem, grief and loss, anxiety and stress for clubs and societies. As well as practical tours and information • job search and career development to build employability skills sessions, O-Week includes fun activities and social events, • health services, such as bulk-billed medical consultations, plus live music, food stalls and giveaways. For more information, specialist appointments, free nursing consultations and visit griffith.edu.au/orientation health information • transition and support services for students from educationally disadvantaged backgrounds Library resources • specialised support for students with disabilities Our libraries are the perfect place to study, providing spaces • chaplaincy, where you can discuss life’s challenges, explore that are adaptable and comfortable. You can access services and spirituality, faith and social justice issues and meet other resources, meet up for group study or find a space for individual people interested in religious matters work. In all our libraries we provide computers for study, • student financial support services for help with issues such laptops you can borrow, or you can connect your own device as student loans, Centrelink payments and budgeting to Griffith Wi-Fi. • personal development programs to grow skills for life and study (resilience, adaptability, financial literacy, etc.). Participate in our Earlybird workshops or upskill at your own You can access our services and programs in person, pace with the libraries’ study modules designed to develop your by phone or online. For more information, visit academic, digital and library research skills. For more information, griffith.edu.au/student-support visit griffith.edu.au/library/study Peer Assisted Study Sessions International students If you’re from a non-English speaking background, you can You can access Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) for a wide improve your skills through EnglishHELP (English Higher Education range of courses. PASS is facilitated by student leaders who have Language Program). This free service offers individual support previously completed the course and achieved excellent results. to help you build confidence with speaking and listening, improve Participating in PASS will help you improve your grades, better your knowledge of grammar and your pronunciation, and learn understand course content, break down complex ideas and to write academic reports. Explore EnglishHELP’s free online could even save you hours with smarter study methods. resources at griffith.edu.au/international/englishhelp For further information, visit griffith.edu.au/students/ peer-assisted-study-sessions You will also have access to our International Student Advisors, who offer personal support and can help you with study- related issues. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/ international-student-advisors Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
07 Learning and personal support ‘There is more support here at Griffith than most students will ever need; it doesn’t matter what your background is, how old you are or what you want to get out of university, everyone is here to help.’ Joel Klein Griffith Business School graduate
08 Accessibility and inclusion At Griffith, everyone belongs—here’s how we’re making our university a welcoming, accessible and equitable space for all. Students with disabilities LGBTIQ+ support and inclusion We provide disability support services on all campuses. As a proud Ally of the LGBTIQ+ community, Griffith is These services, coordinated through our Student Services office, committed to providing a safe, welcoming space for everyone enable students with disabilities to access and participate in our on campus. learning environment. Support includes: All of the University’s policies are LGBTIQ+ inclusive, and we • coordinating Auslan interpreters have guides in place to assist students affirming their gender • modified physical environments (transitioning), where needed. • negotiating reasonable adjustments for study and examinations We also encourage our students, staff and visitors to use the • providing access to assistive technology arrangements for facilities they are most comfortable with and/or reflect their required readings to be converted to accessible formats. affirmed gender. Specific all-gender bathrooms are available at For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/disability Nathan’s Engineering, Aviation and Technology building (N79). All-access and disability-friendly bathrooms are also available Future students should contact the Student Disability for use. and Accessibility Service: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Additionally, Griffith’s Counselling and Wellbeing team work to support our students’ health by providing a confidential If you are deaf or hard of hearing, you can contact the LGBTIQ+ specific counselling service for people of diverse Disabilities Service Officer directly on: sexualities and genders. SMS/text messaging only: +61 (0)408 987 639 Email: email@example.com Other useful supports available on campus include the Griffith Ally Network, Safer Campuses initiative, Student Services, the Student Representative Council, Student Guild and student clubs. Find a place to live All students have access to SBS online courses on diversity Griffith Accommodation manages accommodation at our Nathan and inclusion. campus, while our Gold Coast campus offers accommodation For more information about LGBTIQ+ support and inclusion through a private provider. Living on campus provides the at Griffith, visit griffith.edu.au/equity/lgbti-inclusion opportunity to join a diverse international community, access university facilities and academic support, and make lifelong friends. If you’d prefer a little more space between where you Transport, parking and childcare learn and where you live. Griffith Accommodation offers a Our campuses have easy-to-access public transport and parking. preferred partnership program with a selection of off-campus For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/parking accommodation providers. Located close to our Brisbane, Nathan campus provides two childcare centres offering quality Gold Coast and Logan campuses, all providers must meet education and care for children from three months of age to five the University’s quality and safety standards to be a part years. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/childcare of the partnership program. or email firstname.lastname@example.org Most of our partners offer discount rates on select room Childcare facilities are also available close to the Logan, types for students, provided you apply through the Griffith Mt Gravatt, Gold Coast, and South Bank campuses. Accommodation website. These centres can be found on the mychild.gov.au website. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/accommodation Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
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10 Social and competition sports As a Griffith student, you can gain access to all sporting facilities across our campuses. Sporting clubs and events Events We run sporting events for students and non-students on all Social sport campuses throughout the year, such as swim-a-thons, fun runs Weekly competitions for a wide range of sports are hosted and more. Some key events include the Nathan Dash, a 660 m throughout the year. Available competitions will vary from sprint through the heart of the Nathan campus, and the Toohey campus to campus. Trail Run, a 5 km, 10 km or half-marathon trail run from the Nathan campus through Toohey Forest. Depending on your sport of choice, you can register as a full team or, if you are joining on your own, you can sign up as an individual If competing isn’t your thing, you can always volunteer in and we’ll put you in a team. our Griffith Sport Event Leaders program and help us deliver these great events on campus. For more information, Seasons run for about 10 weeks (including finals) and there are visit griffith.edu.au/sport-events multiple seasons throughout the year, with special discounts on registration available for Griffith students. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/social-sport Sporting facilities Nathan, Gold Coast, Mt Gravatt and Logan campuses all boast a Clubs range of sporting facilities open to Griffith students, staff and the Griffith sport clubs are a great way to participate in regular local community, providing a convenient way to stay active while sporting competition, and make new friends. We have a wide on campus. range of sport clubs that enter teams in social and external Nathan features a Fitness Centre, three glass-back squash courts competitions, sport tournaments and social events. and a dedicated Multisport complex. At the Gold Coast, you’ll If we don’t have the sport club you are looking for, we can help have access to the Uni Fitness Health Centre and the national- you start a new one. All sport club committees are provided with standard Griffith Athletics Track and Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. training, guidance and support throughout the year. Volunteering Mt Gravatt’s 25 m heated pool offers a variety of swimming and on a committee is extremely beneficial, as it builds leadership fitness training options, and the campus is also home to a fully and teamwork skills, and increases employability. For more equipped gym and world-class 16-court tennis centre. And, at information, visit griffith.edu.au/sport-clubs Logan campus, you can sweat it out at the dedicated Workout Room, featuring treadmills, cross trainers, bikes and more. Represent Griffith If you prefer a sociable workout, you may be able to take part We select individuals and teams to represent Griffith in a in a variety of group fitness classes depending on your campus, variety of sports to compete at national university level. They including Zumba, yoga, HIIT, Body Pump, BodyCombat, boxing are a great opportunity to represent your university and meet and Pilates, among others. people from all over the country. Individuals and teams contend for the championship titles in their chosen sport. We also offer For more information about the range of facilities and activities other inter-tertiary events throughout the year, including available across our campuses, visit griffith.edu.au/sport/ the Intervarsity Sport Bowl, where you can compete against sport-and-recreation universities across Queensland and northern New South Wales. For further information about how you can represent Griffith, visit griffith.edu.au/represent-griffith Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
Student clubs and societies 11 Student clubs and societies Find your people, forge lasting connections and make the most of your university experience. Something for everyone As a committee leader With more than 100 clubs and societies to choose from across our When you get involved as a club committee leader, you’ll be able campuses, you’re bound to find a group to bond with at Griffith. to develop your leadership, organisational and management skills in a safe, supportive environment. Our students have built thriving communities celebrating their social, cultural, professional, educational, political, sporting and Other benefits you’ll have access to include training resources and recreational interests and identities, and there’s no need to limit conferences, equipment, an office and storeroom, and rooms yourself to just one—you can join as many clubs as you like. on campus for club business. For a full list of active registered clubs at Griffith, visit You’ll also be able to access financial assistance in the form of a griffith.campusgroups.com/club_signup subsidy for club expenditure, and take part in Griffith’s awards night celebrating and recognising the achievements of our club communities. Social and professional benefits As a member Build your own community Joining a club is a great way to meet like-minded people and If our existing range of clubs and societies doesn’t quite hit the make new friends, but it’s also so much more than that. Through spot for you, don’t fret—you may be able to start your own. your membership, you may be able to engage in volunteering Simply complete and submit an ‘Expression of Interest to Form opportunities, build your skills, and develop your social and a New Club’ form, available on the clubs website, and our Clubs professional networks. Coordinator will be able to advise whether your club is eligible for As a member of a registered club, you may also be eligible for registration. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/clubs insurance coverage and reduced entry rates for a range of events.
12 How to apply Here are the key steps and important things to know about applying to study at Griffith. These will guide you in applying for our undergraduate degrees. 01 02 03 Choose your degree Apply Receive your offer Browse the degrees section in this guide You will need to meet admission If you are successful in receiving an offer starting on page 16. requirements to apply for Griffith through QTAC or UAC, you will be sent a undergraduate degrees. Notice of Offer via email. Our website has more detailed information once you have an idea of which areas Please check griffith.edu.au/degrees This gives you important information, interest you. including whether you must enrol within Lodge your application at the response timeframe to secure Visit griffith.edu.au/degrees qtac.edu.au or uac.edu.au your place. If you have any questions, call us Some applicants may apply directly to the If you have applied directly to Griffith, on 1800 677 728 and talk to our University as part of a specific scheme or you will receive your Starting@Griffith study advisers. pathway, such as the TAFE Admission Scheme. enrolment link. Some degrees have early closing dates and additional selection criteria; refer to their Congratulations on receiving an offer! entries in this guide for further details. If you are applying for a degree at the Queensland Conservatorium, see page 79 or griffith.edu.au/conservatorium-auditions for more information. Please note that application processing times can take a few weeks. See page 108 for more information. Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
13 How to apply 04 05 Accept your offer Enrol and get ready to learn QTAC—QTAC applicants must respond to their offer in the QTAC system within a Soon after receiving notification of short timeframe. The QTAC website includes your offer, Griffith will email you your additional information on how to respond to Starting@Griffith enrolment link, which your offer. For some degrees, you will also provides information on orientation, For more information need to enrol within the timeframe to secure your place. how to enrol and details of your offer. on the application You must also enrol in classes within the UAC—To accept an offer from UAC, timeframe to secure your place. For offers to process, please scan applicants must enrol within the specified timeframe. some of our competitive programs, this will the QR code or visit be detailed in your Starting@Griffith email. Direct from Griffith—Applicants who As a Griffith student, you will have access to griffith.edu.au/apply receive an offer directly from Griffith may all the information you need via MyGriffith. also be required to enrol within the specified timeframe to accept their offer.
14 Forge your future Use the degrees guide in the following pages to start exploring your study choices at Griffith. Whatever you choose, you’ll learn in and out of the classroom, with teaching methods tailored to suit the needs of each degree. Griffith degrees are comprised of compulsory courses (subjects) For more information about your options, alongside elective choices to help you shape your learning including full entry requirements, prerequisite experience into what’s right for you. details, course lists, pathways to further study and more, use the QR code or visit Depending on your degree, you’ll attend a combination of lectures, griffith.edu.au/degrees tutorials, workshops and laboratory classes. See below for an example of how a full-time Griffith degree may be structured. Foundation Specialisation Capstone 1st year 2nd year Final (3rd or 4th) year Your first year of study is In most degrees, you’ll focus In your final year, you’ll continue foundational. You’ll explore on your chosen specialisation to advance your knowledge and the core skills and concepts (major) from your second year. skills, and undertake a capstone related to your chosen study You’ll also get the chance to course that consolidates your area. It’s also a great time to put into practice what you learning and prepares you to get to know the students you’ll learn in lectures and tutorials. transition into the workplace. be studying alongside for most Depending on your degree, Some degrees include a fourth of your degree. You’ll learn in you may learn through work year of study, in which you may a collaborative atmosphere placements, overseas field trips, conduct research. You’ll work from students of all ages and industry projects for real clients, closely with a supervisor on a backgrounds, making it a rich or laboratory studies. research project related to learning environment. your specialisation. Degree reference guide key The symbols below relate to the degree tables on pages 16 through 19. * Graduates of this degree will be eligible to apply for postgraduate study required $ If you completed secondary studies up to three years before applying and have for their chosen profession. not attempted tertiary study at a diploma level or higher, this degree provides the ^ A graduate entry option is available for this degree. opportunity for you to progress directly into our Doctor of Medicine, an AQF level 9 Masters extended degree. † Non-Academic Requirements for Teacher Education. For more information, please visit qtac.edu.au/teacher-entry. For UAC applicants, visit uac.edu.au/ > This degree is offered only in accelerated mode and includes study in Trimester 3. current-applicants/managing-your-application#teaching-questionnaire There will not be a break between trimesters for the degree’s duration. ~ Offered for degrees at Nathan only via cross-institutional study at The University % An Advanced Standing option is available for this degree. To meet admission of Queensland. requirements, you must hold a completed Diploma of Nursing, including registration as an enrolled nurse from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency + Offered online via cross-institutional study at Flinders University, South Australia. (Ahpra) or be an endorsed enrolled nurse. # Applicants apply directly to Griffith, not through QTAC/UAC. @ Some on-campus attendance required. ! Students who commence the program in Trimester 3 will complete the program & Entry is open only to those identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. over four calendar years. § Graduate entry only. Use the QR codes to find out more about each degree and explore your study options and opportunities. Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
Prior-year students and interstate 15 subject conversion Forge your future If you completed high school in or before 2019 or outside of Queensland, you can use the information below to help figure out where you stand. Griffith University welcomes applications from a diversely Interstate subject equivalents qualified pool of applicants, including current and previous Year 12 students, mature age, persons holding VET and and UAC codes post-secondary qualifications, and those transferring from Prerequisites in this guide are listed using Queensland Curriculum complete and incomplete tertiary studies. and Assessment Authority (QCAA) curriculum subject names. If you completed Year 12 in NSW, see below for equivalent All applicants are required to satisfy the admission requirements, HSC Board-developed subjects. To meet a prerequisite, students which are usually specified in terms of subject prerequisites. must achieve a minimum Band 3 or above, equivalent to a Applicants who satisfy the admission requirements are then minimum grade of C in Units 3 and 4. ranked for selection into university degrees based on their Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or comparable For other interstate subject equivalents to meet a prerequisite, Selection Rank from other study or qualifications. visit griffith.edu.au/prerequisites-assumed-knowledge Eligible students who complete Year 12 in Queensland UAC codes for each of our degrees are available through the have been issued an ATAR since 2020. individual listings on griffith.edu.au/degrees ATARs and Selection Ranks use the same scale. For example, QTAC UAC an ATAR of 93.40 is equal to a Selection Rank of 93.40. For some degrees, additional selection criteria such as Biology Biology folios or interviews can be used in addition to, or instead of, Chemistry Chemistry academic achievement in order to rank students for admission. Applied English (Essential English) Any two units of English General English (including English, Prior OP students English as an Additional Language, Any two units of English, Literature, and English & excluding English Studies If you completed Year 12 in or before 2019 and qualified for an Literature Extension) Overall Position (OP), you can apply to Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) to obtain your ATAR General Mathematics Mathematics Standard 2 statement. For more information, visit qcaa.qld.edu.au/ Mathematical Methods Mathematics Advanced senior/australian-tertiary-admission-rank-atar Specialist Mathematics HSC Mathematics Extension 1 or 2 Other applicant cohorts can contact the Queensland Tertiary Physics Physics Admissions Centre (QTAC) to explore what selection ranks might be applicable for your qualifications. Visit qtac.edu.au/contact for more information. English subjects For full entry requirements, visit your desired degree page via Note: In this guide, General English subjects include English, griffith.edu.au/degrees English as an Additional Language, Literature, and English & Literature Extension. Where the prerequisite requirements state General or Applied English, this includes all General English subjects listed above as well as the QCAA Applied English subject, Essential English. Students must achieve a minimum grade of C in Units 3 and 4 to meet the English subject prerequisite.
TRIMESTER PATHWAYS DURATION CAMPUS START ATAR/ QTAC VET DEGREE PREREQUISITES RANK CODE Architecture, planning and built environment page 20 16 Bachelor of Architectural Design* G 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English R: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 70.00 234472 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours) G 1, 2 4F/8P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 70.00 234891 R: Physics, Chemistry or Specialist Mathematics G 234761 Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) 1, 2 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 65.00 N/A N 224321 Aviation page 26 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Aviation* N 1 2F A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 65.00 228182 R: Biology or Physics Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Aviation Management^ N, O 1, 2 3F A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 65.00 229772 Business, government and tourism page 30 O 1, 2 Any General or Applied English 272015 Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice OUA study 2F/4P 65.00 OUA sessions N/A N/A 1, 2 Bachelor of Business G 230841 Majors: Accounting; Asian Business; Asian Engagement; Behavioural Science; Business Analytics; Economics; N 1, 2, 3 Any General or Applied English 222061 Employment Relations; Event Management; Finance; Financial Planning; Government and International Relations; Human O 276085 Resource Management; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; International Business; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; 3F/6P 65.00 Management; Marketing; Real Estate and Property OUA Development; Sport Management; Sustainable Business; study Taxation; Tourism Management OUA sessions N/A N/A Second majors: Languages (Chinese, French~, German~, 1, 2, 3 Indonesian~, Italian, Japanese, Korean~, Modern Greek+, Spanish) G 230851 Bachelor of Advanced Business (Honours) Majors: as above N 1, 2, 3 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 82.00 222071 O 276095 Bachelor of Government and International Relations G 231841 Majors: International Relations; Politics and Public Policy Second majors: Asian Engagement; Economics; N 227651 International Business; Islam–West Relations; Languages 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 65.00 (Chinese, French~, German~, Indonesian~, Italian, Japanese, O 272045 Korean~, Modern Greek+, Spanish) Bachelor of Advanced Government and International Relations (Honours) G, N, O 1, 2 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 82.00 235131 Majors: as above Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management G 235101 Majors: Tourism Management; Hospitality Management Second majors: Asian Engagement; Behavioural Science; Business Analytics; Economics; Employment Relations; N 227961 Event Management; Government and International 1, 2, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 63.00 Relations; Human Resource Management; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Logistics and Supply Chain Management; Management; Marketing; Real Estate and Property O 272025 Development; Sport Management Bachelor of Advanced International Tourism and Hotel Management (Honours) G, N, O 1, 2, 3 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 82.00 276115 Majors and second majors: as above See p14 for this table’s key. Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
TRIMESTER PATHWAYS DURATION CAMPUS START ATAR/ QTAC VET DEGREE PREREQUISITES RANK CODE Education page 36 Bachelor of Education Majors (primary): Early Childhood Education; 17 G 232272 Special Needs Education; Health and Physical Education Minors (primary): English Education; Mathematics Forge your future Education; Science Education Any General English; General Mathematics, 3.5–4F/ Major (secondary): Learning Support L 1, 2 7–8P Mathematical Methods or Specialist 70.00 261422 Teaching areas (secondary): Biology; Chemistry; Mathematics; NARTE† Design Technology; Digital Solutions; Digital Technology; Drama; English; Food and Nutrition; Geography; Health and Physical Education; History; Industrial Technology Skills; M 223342 Legal Studies; Mathematics; Physics; Psychology; Visual Arts Engineering page 40 Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) Majors: Civil Engineering; Electrical and Electronic G Any General or Applied English 234861 Engineering; Electronic Engineering; Electronic and Energy 1, 2 4F/8P A: Mathematical Methods 72.00 Engineering; Electronic and UAV Engineering; Environmental R: Chemistry, Physics or Specialist Mathematics N 229231 Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Mechatronics Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Industrial Design G 1, 2 3F/6P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 67.00 234522 G Any General or Applied English 234901 A: Mathematical Methods; Chemistry, Bachelor of Software Engineering (Honours) 1, 2 4F/8P Physics or Specialist Mathematics 72.00 N 229281 Health page 44 Dentistry and oral health page 46 Any General English; UCAT ANZ; interview Bachelor of Dental Health Science* G 1 3F A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods N/A N/A 233812 or Physics Any General English Bachelor of Dental Hygiene G 1 3F A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods 97.80 N/A 233761 or Physics Griffith Bachelor of Dental Technology Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics G 1 1F or Bachelor of Oral Health in Dental § N/A N/A Technology (5.0 GPA) Any General English Bachelor of Dental Technology G 1 3F A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods 90.00 N/A 233832 or Physics Health professions, exercise and sport page 48 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Clinical Exercise Physiology G 1, 2 4F/7P A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods 94.00 N/A 233732 or Physics Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Exercise Science G 1, 2, 3! 3F/6P A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods 68.00 233322 or Physics 4F/6F Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics^ G 1, 2 80.00 N/A 233852 (4P+2F) A: Biology, Chemistry or Mathematical Methods G 233552 4F/ Any General English; Biology, Chemistry, Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) 1 NEW N/A 4P+2F Physics or Psychology N 225422 G Any General English 98.00 233722 Bachelor of Physiotherapy 1 4F A: Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry, N/A N or Physics 97.50 225432 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Sport Development G 1 3F/6P A: Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Methods 65.00 233562 or Physics Midwifery and nursing page 52 3F/ Bachelor of Midwifery L 1 Any General English 95.00 N/A 263392 2P+2F G 86.00 233112 Bachelor of Nursing% L 1, 2 3F/6P Any General English 81.00 263112 N 86.00 225312
TRIMESTER PATHWAYS DURATION CAMPUS START ATAR/ QTAC VET DEGREE PREREQUISITES RANK CODE Medicine, medical sciences, pharmacy, paramedicine and public health page 54 G Any General or Applied English 81.00 233412 Bachelor of Biomedical Science 1, 2 3F/6P A: Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry, N or Physics 74.00 228212 18 Bachelor of Health Science G 1, 2, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 67.00 233312 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science G 1, 2 4F A: Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry, 79.00 233862 or Physics G Any General English 233422 Bachelor of Medical Science$ 1 2F> A: Mathematical Methods; Biology, Chemistry, 99.85 N/A N or Physics 228272 Any General English; Biology, Chemistry, Bachelor of Paramedicine G 1 3F General Mathematics, Mathematical 97.55 N/A 233912 Methods, Physics or Psychology Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology G 1, 2 3F/6P A: Mathematical Methods or Specialist 70.00 233921 Mathematics; Biology, Chemistry or Physics Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Pharmacy G 1, 2 4F A: Mathematical Methods or Specialist 76.00 233901 Mathematics; Biology, Chemistry or Physics Bachelor of Public Health G 1, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 67.00 234152 Psychology, counselling, social work and human services page 59 L 263212 Bachelor of Child, Youth and Family Practice 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 65.00 O@ 276045 G 233591 Bachelor of Counselling 1, 2, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 67.00 M 225131 G 233451 2–3F Bachelor of Human Services L 1, 2 /6P Any General or Applied English 67.00 263312 O@ 276055 G 70.00 231612 Bachelor of Psychological Science 1, 2, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English M 68.00 225521 G 231632 Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) 1, 2, 3 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 79.00 M 225511 G 233362 Bachelor of Social Work L 1, 2 4F/8P Any General or Applied English 68.00 263371 O@ 276025 Humanities, social science, journalism and communication page 62 Bachelor of Arts Majors: Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Drama; History; Indigenous Studies; Islam–West Relations; Journalism; G 232421 Language in Society; Languages (Chinese, French~, German~, Indonesian~, Italian, Japanese, Korean~, Modern Greek+, Spanish); Literary Studies; Politics, Popular Culture; Psychology; Security and International 1, 2, 3 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 65.00 Studies; Social Justice; Sociology; Strategic Communications Minors: Art History and Theory; Digital Media Production; N 226112 Environmental Humanities; Gender Studies; Medical Humanities; Politics and International Studies Screen Studies; Security Studies; Translating and Interpreting for Chinese Speakers G 232301 Bachelor of Communication and Journalism 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 65.00 N 226211 Bachelor of Social Science G 232651 Majors: Economics; Environmental Sustainability; Global Security Threats; Media, Communication and Social Change; 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 73.00 N 226401 Politics in Asia; Social Justice Information technology page 66 Bachelor of Computer Science G 234391 Any General or Applied English Majors: Data Science and Artificial Intelligence; 1, 2 3F/6P A: Mathematical Methods 72.00 Software Development O 278015 Any General or Applied English Bachelor of Advanced Computer Science (Honours) G, O 1,2 4F/8P A: Mathematical Methods 82.00 234731 See p14 for this table’s key. Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
TRIMESTER PATHWAYS DURATION CAMPUS START ATAR/ QTAC VET DEGREE PREREQUISITES RANK CODE G 234601 Bachelor of Information Technology A: Any General English; General Mathematics Majors: Information Systems; Networks and Security; N 1, 2, 3 3F/6P or Mathematical Methods 65.00 228612 Software Development O 278005 Bachelor of Intelligent Digital Technologies G 234401 19 Any General or Applied English Majors: Internet of Things and Robotics; 1, 2 3F/6P A: Mathematical Methods 65.00 Programming for Visualisation and Entertainment N 228801 Forge your future Languages and linguistics page 70 Bachelor of Languages and Linguistics G 232252 Specialisations: Chinese; French~; German~; Indonesian~; 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 65.00 Italian; Japanese; Korean~; Modern Greek+; Spanish N 221132 G Diploma of Languages# Direct 1, 2, 3 2P Any General or Applied English N/A Direct entry Specialisations: Chinese; Italian; Japanese; Spanish entry N Law and criminology page 74 G, O 232512 Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 63.00 M, O 226512 G 236601 Bachelor of Laws (Honours)^ 1, 2 4F/8P Any General English 82.00 N/A N 226601 Music and performing arts page 78 Audition and interview Bachelor of Acting S 1 3F N/A N/A 251782 A: Any General English Bachelor of Music Majors: Composition; Creative Music Technology; Education Audition and interview S 1 3F N/A N/A 251722 Preparation A (Instrumental); Education Preparation B A: Any General English (Classroom); Music Studies; Performance; Popular Music Audition and interview Bachelor of Musical Theatre S 1 3F N/A N/A 251772 A: Any General English Science and environment page 82 Bachelor of Environmental Science G Any General or Applied English 233681 Majors: Ecology and Conservation; Environmental 1, 2, 3 3F/6P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 65.00 Management; Soil and Water Science; Urban Environments N R: Biology, Chemistry or Physics 228811 Bachelor of Forensic Science Any General or Applied English Majors: Forensic Chemistry; Forensic Molecular Biology N 1 3F/6P A: Mathematical Methods 67.00 228252 R: Biology, Chemistry or Physics Bachelor of Marine Science Any General or Applied English Majors: Coastal Management; Marine Chemistry and G 1, 2 3F/6P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 67.00 234142 Biotechnology; Marine Ecology R: Biology, Chemistry or Physics Bachelor of Science G 233671 Majors: Applied Mathematics; Biochemistry and Molecular Any General or Applied English Biology; Chemistry; Clinical Sciences; Geography; Marine 1, 2, 3 3F/6P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 65.00 N R: Biology, Chemistry or Physics 228911 Biology; Microbiology; Physics; Wildlife Biology G Any General or Applied English 234122 Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours) 1, 2, 3 4F/8P A: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 82.00 R: Biology, Chemistry or Physics N 228152 Visual arts, design and screen media page 88 Bachelor of Animation Majors: Animating; Art Direction; S 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 73.00 241212 Technical Direction Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art& Folio and interview S 1, 2 3F/6P N/A N/A 241252 Majors: Studio Practice; Painting; Photography; Sculpture A: Any General English Bachelor of Design G 236142 Majors: Immersive Design; Interaction Design; Interior and Spatial Design; Product Design; 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 63.00 Visual Communication Design S 241292 Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production S 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 73.00 241302 Bachelor of Games Design Majors: Animating; Art Direction; Computer Generated S 1 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 67.00 241312 Imagery; Player Experience Bachelor of Visual Arts Majors: Painting; Photography; Sculpture S 1, 2 3F/6P Any General or Applied English 63.00 241232
20 Architecture, planning and built environment Industry connections Unique experiences Five-star support You’ll have the opportunity to work We offer student opportunities to help Both architecture and built environment with industry professionals while you stand out from the crowd, including at Griffith were given a five-star rating for you study thanks to work-integrated small groups, practice-led design studios student support and learner engagement learning projects. and international field study electives. by the Good Universities Guide 2021.
Overview 21 Architecture, planning and built environment Help shape the future of local and global communities and cities as you plan and build sustainable solutions for practical issues. Developed alongside Griffith’s industry advisory board, these degrees ensure you are equipped with work-ready attributes and abilities to excel from the earliest stages of your career. Subject interests Career outcomes • Design • Architect • Engineering • City, town or urban planner • Graphics • Construction economist • Information technology • Construction manager • Mathematics • Project manager • Physics • Property developer • Geography • Site manager or supervisor • Business studies • Environmental planner Building a sustainable future Our architecture and planning degrees are Related study distinctive in their emphasis on environmental You may also enjoy degrees specialising in: sustainability and urban design. • Engineering (p40) We are focused on global issues, particularly • Science and environment (p82) climate-responsive and sustainable planning and design principles for the tropics and subtropics, • B usiness, government and tourism relevant to our region and South East Asia. (p30) Our construction management degree also • V isual arts, design and screen media incorporates studies of social responsibility, (p88) community engagement and sustainability to ensure graduates meet ethical requirements in the industry.
Start ATAR/ VET Campus Duration Trimester Prerequisites RANK Pathways Available doubles with Bachelor of Architectural Design Any General or Applied English subject Cert IV G 3F/6P 1, 2 (Units 3&4, C) 70.00 N/A or higher R: General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods 22 What you’ll study Professional recognition Career opportunities You’ll combine classroom studies, studio This degree is recognised by the Australian With your design, technical knowledge and work, fieldwork and practical experience Institute of Architects, the Architects creative skills, you’ll be qualified to assist to learn about urban systems, public Accreditation Council of Australia and architects and other built environment places, building design, and all aspects the Board of Architects of Queensland professionals in the design, documentation of the built environment. As you study, as an approved pathway program for and procurement of buildings. You’ll find you’ll develop your design and creative the professionally accredited Master employment in a broad spectrum of problem-solving skills, and learn how of Architecture. creative roles in government agencies, to meet aesthetic, functional and user statutory bodies, design practices and needs with your designs. This degree studios (urban design, architecture, interior Further study draws inspiration from our unique Gold design, virtual environments, graphic Coast city environment and the challenges The Bachelor of Architectural Design design and the film and games industries), of building resilience for the future in an is a stepping stone to Griffith’s Master commercial development companies, urban coastal context. In particular, of Architecture degree, which provides building product our focus on sustainable design in tropical the academic qualifications needed for manufacturing and and subtropical climates will prepare you registration as an architect. distribution companies, for work in Australia and the Asia–Pacific. and research In your third year, you’ll get practical organisations. experience by completing a supervised industry-based design project. ‘G riffith allows students to grow and develop at their pace while also pushing capabilities.’ Griffith alumnus Rachael Grant secured a role with architecture firm Rothelowman even before she graduated. ‘What I loved the most about Griffith was the investment and consistency from the academics I was able to work with and their desire for students to do their best,’ she says. Rachael was exposed to so many opportunities, from site visits, networking events, field trips and mentoring to applying for a New Colombo Plan Scholarship. ‘Griffith allows students to grow and develop at their pace while also pushing capabilities. I have felt like I have been pushed to exceed my potential with every skill I now have developed through experiences gained at Griffith.’ Rachael Grant Bachelor of Architectural Design Griffith University 2023 Undergraduate study guide
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