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At Griffith, we enable soaring ambitions and ground-breaking discoveries

We offer a range of science degrees—from chemical to forensic, physical to biomedical—as well as Australia’s most highly recognised aviation program. Studying science or aviation, you’ll learn from award-winning teachers and in state-of-the-art amenities. You’ll also benefit from our close ties with industry and gain valuable hands-on experience in the field of your choice.

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Navigate your way to a cutting-edge career.

Ranked #1 for student satisfaction and teaching quality

Griffith is the top ranked university in South East Queensland for student satisfaction and teaching quality for natural and physical sciences. In the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia results, Griffith rated 'well above world-standard', the maximum rating possible, for physics, chemistry and environmental science, which means that as a student, you'll gain the latest knowledge from leading researchers.

Strong future career prospects

The majority of future jobs growth is likely to be in science, technology, engineering and maths. Through our unique employability program, including final year projects, you'll gain hands-on experience with local and international industry partners and be prepared to enter a wide range of careers.

Australia’s most recognised aviation program

With our innovative approach to aviation education, and 20 years of experience teaching in the field, we’ve gained an international reputation for producing qualified graduates in demand by the aviation industry.

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Career opportunities

Our science and aviation degrees span a range of careers. Depending on your degree and specialisation, you might find opportunities in environmental or health organisations, energy and resource companies, government departments or research institutes, or as a commercial pilot.

Student story

Ben Norton

Griffith photonics graduate

Nanoscience Centre of Quantum Dynamics

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Monday 27 February — Friday 26 May

Trimester 1

From 2017, we’ll be teaching across three trimesters, rather than two semesters, with our first trimester kicking off on Monday 27 February.

Monday 3 July — Friday 22 September

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester for 2017 runs from Monday 3 July to Friday 22 September.