Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science
Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

This double degree combines the specialised disciplines of biological, clinical, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences with the skills and capacity to communicate these within various professions, and to the broader public. Alongside scientific expertise, you’ll graduate with a suite of communication, writing and media production skills that will add a critical dimension your career. You’ll confidently navigate the contemporary context for science, where skills in global communication and media are critical. For more course information, visit the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science at GU.

Majors

Science: applied mathematics; archaeology (Nathan only); biochemistry and molecular biology; chemistry; clinical sciences (Nathan); geography; marine biology (Gold Coast); microbiology (Nathan); physics; wildlife biology.

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

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Prerequisites

Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Recommended study
One of Biology, Chemistry or Physics
Assumed knowledge

General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
67.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

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ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

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Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

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Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

With combined qualifications in communication and science, you will find broad employment opportunities across the science and technology, commercial and public sectors. In addition to the careers listed for the Bachelor of Communication and Journalism, depending on your science major, you will be prepared for work in environment-related jobs, for example as an environment consultant, environmental scientist or mine environment officer; in biological, chemical and clinical sciences as a microbiologist, pharmaceutical scientist, biochemist, chemist or biotechnologist; in physics and maths as a mathematician or physicist; or, with further study, in a broader role, for example as a patents officer or science teacher. You may also choose to undertake a fourth-year research Honours degree that can lead to a PhD and a career in research.

Course Code
226241
Start Date
Offer rounds
Fee
CSP/$12000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane