Diploma of Science
Griffith College - Mt Gravatt

Course outline

This program provides students with the prerequisite knowledge and skills for further study in the areas of biomedicine, environmental sustainability, chemistry and physical sciences, marine, wildlife and microbiology to obtain base level employment opportunities within these fields. Studies include academic and professional skills development for science and technology; biological systems; essential mathematics; genetics and evolutionary biology; chemistry; human biology; statistics; fundamentals of biochemistry; introduction to environmental sustainability. For more information, visit Diploma of Science at Griffith College and see combined diploma degrees below for packaged pathways to Griffith University.

Combined diploma/degrees

Refer to entries for: D Science/B Biomedical Science; D Science/B Environmental Science; D Science/B Forensic Science; D Science/B Marine Science; D Science/B Science

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
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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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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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

With further study: bioengineering, biology, cancer research, pharmaceutical scientist, coastal resource management, conservation and pollution control management, fisheries laboratories, neuroscientist, mathematician, laboratory or pathology work, marine science, neuroscience, DNA expert, science research, forensic molecular biologist.

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Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
Study Area
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

1 year Full time or 2 years Part time