Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This double degree combines the specialised disciplines of biological, clinical, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences with the skills 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. You may also choose to undertake a fourth-year research Honours degree that can lead to a PhD or a career in research. With combine qualifications in arts and science, you will be well-equipped to find broad employment opportunities across the science and technology, commercial and public sectors. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Communication and Journalism/Bachelor of Science at GU.


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

Communication: journalism; strategic communication .

Fee notes

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Admissions Criteria

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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

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed and recommended knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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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Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
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Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Career opportunities

Depending on your areas of specialisation: social media management; community and stakeholder engagement; digital marketing; public relations; strategic or corporate communications; campaign manager; media analyst; environment consultant; biological, chemical and clinical sciences; chemist or biotechnologist; mathematician or physicist; science education (with further study).

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

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

Gold Coast