Studying a Bachelor of Environmental Science at Griffith will ready you to apply scientific rigor to environmental management decision-making. It will equip you with the skills and knowledge to help make a difference to key challenges of the 21st century and contribute to building resilient communities. You’ll gain knowledge and skills from across the broad environmental science spectrum, exploring environmental issues from social, physical and biological perspectives. After completing core science courses in your first year of study, you’ll choose a major that suits your interests and career plans. You can choose to study a double major and still graduate in three years with your additional specialisation. The final year includes a ‘capstone’ experience where you have the option to engage with university research, undertake an extended fieldwork program in your major, and/or complete an industry placement. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Science at GU.
Griffith offers a number of admission pathways to your preferred degree. If you don’t meet the minimum ATAR/selection rank for this degree, you will automatically be considered for a place in the Diploma of Applied Science/Bachelor of Environmental Science. This means you may receive an offer into the Bachelor of Environmental Science which is conditional on successful completion of the Diploma of Applied Science at Griffith University. Upon successful completion of the Diploma of Applied Science you will be transferred into the second year of the Bachelor of Environmental Science program. Visit the Griffith University website for more information.
Ecology and conservation; environmental chemistry; soil and water science (Nathan only); urban environments.
Refer to entry under Griffith University for D Applied Science/B Environmental Science. Refer to entry under Griffith College for: D Science/B Environmental Science.
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.
For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements
Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.
Applicants applying to commence in Trimester 3, 2023 also need to meet the following subject prerequisite: Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C). Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.
Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C). General Mathematics or Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4, C).
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
Highest Rank to receive an offer
Median Rank to receive an offer
Lowest Rank to receive an offer
ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
Depending on your major, you’ll be prepared for work in positions such as environmental officer, environmental consultant, wildlife biologist, conservation ecologist, environmental chemist and environmental scientist.
5 Oct 2023
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
Regular offers will be made
3 years Full time or 6 years Part time