Diploma of Science/Bachelor of Forensic Science
Griffith College - Mt Gravatt/Griffith University - Nathan

Course outline

In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in subjects, core concepts and skills needed for a career in science. On successful completion of the diploma be ready to progress into the bachelor with 60 – 70 credit points. Develop an in-depth knowledge of new forensic analytical methods and innovations and gain valuable experience from real casework. You’ll practice presenting expert evidence in moot courts and will learn from academic staff who have ties to international projects and who provide expert evidence in Australian courts. For more information, visit Diploma of Science at Griffith College and Bachelor of Forensic Science at Griffith University.


Forensic chemistry; forensic molecular biology.

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/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees


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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Career opportunities

Forensic services and laboratories involving casework, presentation of expert evidence and research and development activities, biomedical and biotechnology fields.

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Offer rounds
Level of Qualification
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Full time, Part time
Course Duration

31/2 years Full time or 7 years Part time