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Apply your passion for physics and maths to make a difference in your chosen field

If you have a passion for physics and maths, you'll be aware of the essential role that these sciences play in solving biological, physical, computer, engineering and social science problems.

At Griffith, you can study majors in physics and mathematics in a Bachelor of Science. You will explore the foundations of physics and its mathematical tools, and through a combination of theory and experimentation you'll learn about quantum physics, condensed matter physics, nanoscience, relativity, particle physics and more.

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Study physics and mathematics at Griffith

Follow your passion

At Griffith you can tailor your science degree subjects to suit your strengths. The majors within physics and mathematics are part of Griffith's Bachelor of Science degree which is offered at our Nathan campus.

Learn from the experts

Our teaching team includes researchers who are recognised as leaders in their field in Australia and overseas. Our expertise as educators grows from our desire to do exceptional research.

Essential practical experience

As part of your degree at Griffith, your skills and theoretical knowledge will be strengthened during work placements and third-year research projects, preparing you for working in industry or research fields.

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.

5-Star Rated

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.

Jessie Christiansen

Staff Scientist, NASA's Exoplanet Science Institute, California Institute of Technology

'Doing the Advanced Studies extension of the Bachelor of Science at Griffith was such an amazing opportunity to do research in a variety of labs and disciplines—I moved atoms around, I fired proton beams and I modelled the interiors of stars.'

Jessie Christiansen

Scholarships

We offer a range of scholarships for new and continuing students.

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Career outcomes

Employment opportunities are as diverse as the subjects themselves; with our graduates employed in a broad range of careers, from software development to meteorology to working out how proteins fold to developing algorithms for the banking sector.

Physics and mathematics majors are a great preparation for almost any career, because they give you the tools to analyse complex problems and a strong quantitative background that can be applied in any technical field.

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Life at Griffith

You can gain more than just a degree at Griffith. With plenty of opportunities to balance life and study, you can make memories and mates to last a lifetime.

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Key dates

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Monday 8 March — Saturday 19 June

Trimester 1

Our first teaching trimester starts on Monday 8 March 2021 . Trimester 1 examinations run from Thursday 10 to Saturday 19 June.

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Thursday 6 May — Saturday 8 May

Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival

Tuesday 18 May — Tuesday 18 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 19 May — Wednesday 19 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 20 May — Thursday 20 May

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 21 May — Saturday 22 May

Brisbane Careers and Employment Expo

Saturday 17 July — Sunday 18 July

TSXPO

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Monday 19 July — Saturday 30 October

Trimester 2

Our second teaching trimester starts on Monday 19 July. Trimester 2 examinations run from Saturday 21 to Saturday 30 October.

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Tuesday 20 July — Tuesday 20 July

Sunshine Coast Careers and Employment Expo

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Friday 23 July — Sunday 25 July

Melbourne Careers and Employment Expo

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Sunday 8 August — Sunday 8 August

Open Day

Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses

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Monday 13 September — Monday 13 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Online

Wednesday 15 September — Wednesday 15 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Nathan Campus

Thursday 16 September — Thursday 16 September

Mature Student Open Evening - Gold Coast Campus

Friday 17 December — Thursday 23 December

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