Studying a double degree is a great way to increase your career options

You’ll graduate with two qualifications and a unique skill set that will set you apart from the rest.

You can choose to combine two degrees from related fields to become a specialist, or degrees from different areas of interest to broaden your options. With our extensive range of study areas, you’re bound to find a combination that’s right for you.

How to apply

You can apply for a double degree via QTAC or UAC

Why choose a double degree

Follow your passion

Study what you love and complete a professional qualification.

Gain two qualifications

Graduate with the skills to work across different fields.

Expand your network

Find more opportunities with a diverse network of valuable contacts.

Develop a unique skill set

Combine two areas of study and gain an edge in the job market.

Improve your employment outcomes

Increase your chances of landing a job.

Save time and money

It takes less time to do a double degree than to study both degrees separately, saving you money.

Multiply your options

Discover the benefits of completing a double degree at Griffith University.

Why I chose a Griffith University double degree

What's new?

In 2020, we’re introducing a range of new and updated double degrees. These are specially designed to combine industry-related study areas and prepare you for opportunities in a fast changing world.

Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Government and International Relations student

Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Government and International Relations

Amid the 24-hour new cycle, become competitive in a range of sectors - either as a journalist, political strategist, or media advisor. Acquire specialist training is essential aspects of contemporary media management - including social media communication, public policy making, political campaigning and international advocacy.

Dental Technology/Bachelor of Dental Prosthetics

Bachelor of Government and International Relations/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Get inside the mind of a criminal and gain the power to serve real justice. With a better understanding of how policy is created and applied, plus an understanding of crime and criminal behaviour, you will be equipped to influence the policy underpinning the justice system.

Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business

Bachelor of Sport Development/Bachelor of Business

Develop the skills to prepare you for a career as a health promotion officer, event manager or sport marketing and media officer. As part of your degree, you will be able to put your skills and knowledge into practice by undertaking a professional placement.

Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media/Bachelor of Business student

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Data Science

Gain knowledge in your chosen engineering major and skills to access the insights data provides. In your final year you can enhance your employability through an industry placement and graduate equipped to pursue a career anywhere in the world.

Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice/Bachelor of Information Technology

Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science

Graduates of this double degree will better navigate the contemporary context for science, where global communication and media are prevalent. Alongside scientific expertise, students will develop a suite of communication, writing and media production skills that will add a critical dimension to their employability.

Download the double degree brochure

Whatever your interests, Griffith University has a degree to suit your needs. Fill in your details to receive your copy of our study brochure.

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How do double degrees work?

When you study a double degree, you’ll complete the two degrees concurrently, usually over four or five years, saving you time and money. As a double degree graduate, you’ll receive two degree certificates—one for each qualification.

Final year capstone course

In your final year of study, you’ll complete a capstone course that will bring together the knowledge and skills you’ve gained in each component of your double degree.

Hands-on industry experience

Our double degrees are structured to include industry internships and work placements, so you’ll make practical connections within and between each of your areas of study.

Finish faster

With our trimester calendar, you may have the option to complete a double degree in the same length of time as a single degree by taking courses (subject to availability) in every trimester each year.

What can I study?

With our extensive range of study areas, you’re bound to find a combination that’s right for you. Explore our double degrees.

Work-integrated learning

Through our comprehensive WIL program, you’ll put what you learn in the classroom into practice and graduate with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to stand out in the job market. It’s also a great way to make valuable contacts who can help you kick start your career.

Work-integrated learning

Study at Griffith

We’re one of the leading providers of higher education in the Asia–Pacific, with a reputation for research and teaching excellence. Our degrees span all disciplines and are informed by world-class research and industry connections. Depending on your degree, you may study full-time or part-time, or on-campus, online or a combination of both. We also offer a range of personal and learning support services to help you develop your academic and research skills and manage life while you study.

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Application Tip

You can list up to six preferences on your QTAC or five preferences on your UAC application. You’ll receive an offer for the highest preference you’re eligible for.

If you’re applying for a double degree, it’s a good idea to list the two component single degrees as preferences as well—these may be easier to gain entry to. You may have the chance to upgrade to a double degree from a single degree after a year of study.