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.
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.
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
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.