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Chemistry has a role in almost every aspect of our lives, from the design of new drugs to curing diseases to the development of self-cleaning materials to the advanced dyes and plastics used in Australia's $20 note.

Chemistry provides strong linkages to all physical, natural and life science disciplines. We seek to demonstrate the interdisciplinary nature of chemistry as it applies to other sciences such as forensic, biological, physics and the materials sciences.

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Study chemical sciences at Griffith

The majors within chemical science are part of our Bachelor of Science program giving you a flexible, interdisciplinary and innovative course offered on both our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses.

Reach your full potential by identifying and developing your skills in your chosen area/s of expertise. You have the opportunity to study science broadly, or pursue your specific interest, with some of the world’s leading researchers in some of our ground breaking research institutes.

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Science at Griffith has rated 5-stars for Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018, a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

Victoria Crepin

Bachelor of Environmental Science

‘The highlights of my university experience were the field trips. I loved going out in the field and completing experiments from scratch. I got to go to amazing locations including Stradbroke Island, Bowra Wildlife Sanctuary and Maliau Basin. It gave me invaluable work experience’.

Victoria Crepin

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Career outcomes

Specialisations in environmental-analytical and medicinal chemistry within this major provide a great choice of career paths in growth areas such as water quality and drug discovery.

With Australian industry crying out for more graduates with the scientific knowledge and practical hands-on experience a Bachelor of Science with us will turn your interest in chemistry into a dream career.

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