Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

Across the world, scientists are collecting data from our environment and creating a better picture than we have ever known of how the biosphere works. Having data skills coupled with the competencies gained from your accredited environmental science major, you will be extremely well placed to contribute to this rapidly growing field. The data science elements of this double degree will facilitate the exploration, gathering, manipulation, visualisation, automation and interpretation of large data sets using digital platforms and includes hands-on experience across common data science tools. You will broaden your career options and develop a specialised skill set that can be applied to your chosen major of study and you will have the ability to work to find solutions to some of the greatest problems of our time. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science at GU.


Environmental science: ecology and conservation; environmental chemistry; soil and water science (Brisbane South – Nathan only); urban environments.

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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

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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
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Career opportunities

Research, government, non-government agencies and consultancies developing data driven solutions for a range of environmental issues depending on your major.

Course Code
Start Date
Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025

CSP/$7500 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Primary industries and environment
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Gold Coast