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Explore your passion for biological science
Griffith is the perfect place to take the next step in your career, with a range of specialities to choose from including theoretical and applied science, such as biochemistry and marine biology, through to new interdisciplinary fields such as bioinformatics.
You'll study core science courses as well as choose a major that suits your interests and career plans. You'll learn from experts in their field, and undertake laboratory work in state-of-the-art facilities or in the field. In your final year, you can participate in industry internships to gain employment-relevant experience.
Study biological science at Griffith
Range of specialist options
The majors within biological science are part of our Bachelor of Science program offered on both our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses. Our courses in the biological sciences field range from the human sciences to wildlife biology at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Amazing research opportunities
Our Griffith science students have opportunities to be involved with amazing real life projects. The Griffith Sea Jellies Research Lab is a unique collaboration between Sea World and Griffith University. Our state-of-the-art laboratory, specially designed for studying sea jellies, is located within Sea World’s ‘Sea Jellies Illuminated’ exhibit and is on display to the public. The laboratory provides fantastic opportunities for studying sea jellies and for engaging the public in scientific research.
Study your way
You can create your course timetable to fit in with your job or your travel plans, just ask us how. With the flexibility of studying part-time or full-time, over two or three trimesters, you have choices.
Science at Griffith is rated 5-stars for Educational Experience and Teaching Quality by the Good Universities Guide 2020, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.
Bachelor of Science student
'I've learned a lot at Griffith from leaders that have produced a lot of important environmental work, but also kind of inspire you.'
Depending on your major, you may find employment in hospitals and medical research institutes, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, or in private sector activities such as consultancy, policy analysis and development. You may also choose to undertake a fourth year research honours program, which can lead to a PhD and a career in research.
Not all science graduates work as scientists - the transferrable skills and methodology developed through your degree provide a springboard to any career where critical thinking, the ability to analyse and investigate new information and evidenced-based decision making are valued.
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Friday 17 December — Thursday 23 December
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