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Brief Introduction

The university started around 40 years back, and it has now become a comprehensive, research-intensive university and ranks among the top 2% of universities worldwide. The university is spread across six campuses in South East Queensland and has all disciplines with a total intake of 50,000 students. 

The university conducts a wide span of research activities. It covers a broad spectrum of areas, from chronic diseases to criminology and Asian politics to the arts. The Analysis of Excellence in Research for Australia 2018 found 99% of the research outputs were rated at world standard or above.

The experts work in research centres developing new knowledge in a range of specialist areas; viz. medicine and healthcare, emerging technologies, social innovations, culture, learning and the arts, the environment, and governance and policy development.
The research centres of the university are:

  • Centre for Clean Environment and Energy
  • Centre for Governance and Public Policy
  • Centre for Quantum Dynamics
  • Centre for Work, Organisation and Well Being
  • Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research
  • Law Futures Centre
  • Queensland Conservatorium Research Centre
  • Queensland Micro- and Nanotechnology Centre
  • Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution
  • Griffith Centre for Design and Innovation Research

The externally funded research centres are:

  • ARC  Research Hub for Driving Farming Productivity and Disease Prevention;
  • Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention;
  • Centre for Applied Health Economics
  • Clem Jones Centre for Neurobiology and Stem Cell Research
  • Griffith Centre for Coastal Management
  • The Hopkins Centre
  • National Centre for Neuroimmunology and Emerging Diseases
  • National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility
  • Recover Injury Research Centre
  • Prostate Cancer Survivorship
  • Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre

Engineering at Griffith is rated 5-stars for Skills Development, Educational Experience, Teaching Quality and Student Support by the Good Universities Guide 2018 - a leading independent provider of high-quality education and career information.

The university is ranked #1 in South East Queensland for student satisfaction and teaching quality for engineering. 

Accommodation

There are limited on-campus accommodation facilities available. There are lots of planned social activities, study support and 24/7 pastoral support and care. It also provides a safe and secure environment with security on campus 24 hours a day.

Placements

The university has enlisted the guidelines and procedures related to a presentation of oneself, professional behaviour and healthcare on their website. There is also a code of conduct and behaviour described at the website of the university. The university has a centralised placement system that encompasses all the departments of the university.

The university hosts events and workshops towards the student placement programme. The Unitemps Griffith is an employment agency based at the university for students and graduates. It offers the flexibility of work assignments from casual to full-time roles. Staffing services are also provided to employers who can enlist open positions on a portal.

Financial Aid Programmes

 At the International Financial Aid Office, the university helps students who are financing their studies through their home country’s financial aid or student loan programmes. The students can access a range of financial support options, including interest-free loans, bursaries and budgeting workshops. The university also undertakes budgeting workshops and emergency advances.

There are also scholarship programmes based on eligibility. The university has more than 600 scholarships, which help make the dream of studying in the university a reality for a variety of new and continuing students.  Some of these include:

  • Deans Sir Samuel Griffith and Sir Samuel Griffith Scholarships
  • Chancellor's Scholarships
  • Widening Participation Scholarships
  • Indigenous Commonwealth Education and Accommodation Scholarships
  • Indigenous Commonwealth Reward Scholarships
  • The George Alexander Foundation Scholarship
  • Griffith University Refugee Scholarship
  • Griffith Futures Scholarship
  • Griffith Sports Excellence Scholarships
  • Adam Scott Foundation Business Scholarship
  • Abedian Foundation Griffith Futures Scholarship
  • ACCENTURE Bursary - IT
  • ADG Engineering Bursary
  • AMP Adviser Academy Tuition Fee Bursary
  • AGL Energy Ltd Honours Scholarship
  • AMP New Entrants Scholarship
  • Arrow Energy Scholarship
  • Beryl Stevens Memorial Bursary for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples
  • Beryl Stevens Memorial Bursary for Mature-Age Student
  • Clem Jones Sporting Scholarship
  • Eberhard Wenzel Award for International Public Health

Location

 The university is located in three cities in South East Queensland. They are at the Gold Coast, Logan, Mt Gravatt, Nathan and South Bank. 

The Brisbane Airport is the main international airport serving South East Queensland. It is well connected to the rest of the world. 

Queensland Rail operates ten suburban lines and three interurban lines centering in the Brisbane City. 

The university campuses are well connected by bus as well as cabs.

Some of the best places to visit in the region is the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, the Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art, the South Bank and the cruises. 

Civil Engineering

The department offers an innovative and diverse range of engineering programs relevant to a changing society, staying true to Griffith’s commitment to a sustainable future.

The Minors Offered by the Department are -

  • Coastal and Water Engineering
  • Construction Engineering
  • Digital and Spatial Innovation
  • Pollution Monitoring and Control
  • Structural and Geotechnical Engineering

The Bachelor's Degrees Offered are - 

  • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)    

The Department Offers Double Degrees in - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science    
  • Master of Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering Project Management    

The department provides advanced graduate study across the breadth of specialisations in civil engineering. It is ideal for professional civil engineers to develop their design skills and advance their capabilities to analyse and solve structural problems. Students with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or higher are eligible to apply.

  • Master of Civil Engineering: It is offered full-time, part-time and on-campus at the Gold Coast. To receive the degree, a student must acquire 120 credit points:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • Gain 80 Credit Points for List B Courses.

It takes around 1-1.5 years full-time to complete the course. 

  • Master of Civil Engineering Advanced: It is offered full-time and on-campus at the Gold Coast. To receive the degree, a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • gain 80 Credit Points for List B Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for Dissertation.

It takes around 1.5 to 2 years full-time to complete the course. 

  • Master of Engineering Project Management: The Master of Engineering Project Management is offered full-time, part-time and on-campus at the Gold Coast. To be eligible for the degree, a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • gain 80 Credit Points for List B Courses.

It takes around 1 to 1.5 years full-time to complete the course.

  • Master of Engineering Project Management Advanced: The Master of Engineering Project Management Advanced is offered full-time and on campus at the Gold Coast. To be eligible for the award, a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • Gain 80 Credit Points for List B Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for IAP - Dissertation.

It takes around 1.5 to 2 years full-time to complete the course.

Electrical Engineering

The department ensures that students can develop high technology systems that generate, store, distribute and use electrical power. Students gather technical skills in areas such as communications, power generation and electrical machinery.

The Minors Offered in the University are - 

  • Biomedical Engineering,
  • Communications
  • Computer Systems
  • Mechatronics
  • Power and Machines
  • Signal Processing and Control

The Bachelors Degrees Offered are - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering

The Department Offers Double Degrees in - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Aviation    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science    
  • Master of Civil Engineering/Master of Engineering Project Management    
  • Master of Electronic and Computer Engineering/Master of Electronic and Energy Engineering    
  • Master of Electronic and Computer Engineering/Master of Electronic and Sport Engineering

 

  • Master of Electronic and Computer Engineering: The degree programme incorporates the study of engineering leadership skills along with the opportunity to undertake elective courses and a full trimester research project. It is offered in on-campus mode. To be eligible for the award of the degree, a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List B Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List C Courses

It takes around 1 to 1.5 years full-time to complete the course.

  • Master of Electronic and Energy Engineering: It is offered in on-campus mode. To be eligible for the award, a student must acquire 120 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List B Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List C Courses
  • Master of Electronic and Sports Engineering: Electronic and sport engineers work in the area of high technology in sport. In this degree, students will gain advanced core knowledge needed in the electronics area, specialising in sports technology. It takes around 1 to 2 years full-time to complete the course. It is offered in on-campus mode. To be eligible for the award, a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List A Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List B Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List C Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for List D Courses.

Some More Courses are Also Available Such as - 

  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic and Energy Engineering
  • Electronic and UAV Engineering

Environmental Engineering

The graduate courses allow the students to have an understanding of complex environmental problems and gain competence and design skills needed to develop solutions to manage urban waste (including e-waste), land, water and wastewater.

The Bachelor Degrees at the Department are - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)    
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Environment    

The Double Degrees that are Offered are - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science    

 

  • Master of Environmental Engineering: It is offered full-time and part-time and both on-campus (at Nathan) and online. To be eligible for the award, a student must acquire 120 credit points out of which 20 credit points are of research courses. It takes around 1 to 1.5 years full-time and 3 years (online) to complete the course. 
  • Master of Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control: The students can specialise in high-demand areas such as solid and hazardous waste management, water treatment, wastewater treatment, air quality monitoring and control and renewable energy. It takes around 1.5 to 2 years full-time and 4 years (online) to complete the course. 

Mechanical Engineering 

Students will learn about developing and using new materials and technologies and gain an understanding of mechanical engineering theory. The minors proposed by the department are - 

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Mechatronics 
  • Design
  • Modelling

The Department Offers these Undergraduate Courses - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science    

Software Engineering

The department ensures that students are able to study mathematics, computer systems, engineering principles and information systems.

The Department offers Bachelor's Degrees in - 

  • Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Intelligent Digital Technologies    
  • Bachelor of Multimedia (Honours)      

The Department Also Offers Double Degrees in - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Computer Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Information Technology  

 

  • Master of Information Technology: It allows students to gain a comprehensive education in the principles and practice of information technology. It takes around 1.5 to 2 years full-time to complete the course. The students can learn about information technology planning and management, along with Internet-based services used in commerce, education, health, science, public administration, etc. The department provides majors in:
    • Enterprise Architecture
    • IT Services 
    • Information Systems and Business Analysis 
    • Networking and Security
    • Software Development 

To be eligible for the award, a student must acquire 160 credit points as prescribed below:

  • Standard Pathway  
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for the Core Courses
    • Gain 50 Credit Points for the IT Foundation Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for a major, or

(if students do not want to complete a major, they will need to complete 20 credit points of Introductory ICT courses and 20 credit points of Advanced ICT courses)
gain 30 credit points for elective courses.

  • Dissertation Pathway
    • Gain 60 Credit Points for the IT Foundation Courses
    • Gain 30 Credit Points for the Core Courses
    • Gain 40 Credit Points for the Dissertation Courses
    • Gain 30 Credit Points for Elective Courses

Architecture, Construction & Planning 

1. Architecture

  • Bachelor of Architectural Design    
  • Master of Architecture

2. Construction Management

  • Bachelor of Architectural Design    
  • Bachelor of Construction Management (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning    
  • Master of Architecture    
  • Master of Engineering Project Management    
  • Master of Engineering Project Management Advanced    

Double Degrees -  

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Business

3. Urban Environmental Planning

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning
  • Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning    
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Environment    
  • Master of Environment    
  • Master of Environmental Engineering    
  • Master of Urban and Environmental Planning

Double Degrees - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science    

Science & Enviroment 

1. Biological Sciences

  • Bachelor of Biomolecular Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science    
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)    
  • Master of Science

Double Degrees - 

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

2. Biomedical Science Medical Diagnostics

  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Biomolecular Science (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Medical Science    
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)    
  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Graduate Diploma of Clinical Physiology    
  • Master of Science    

Double Degrees - 

  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business

3. Biotechnology

  • Master of Biotechnology

4. Chemical Sciences

  • Bachelor of Forensic Science    
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)
  • Master of Materials Science    
  • Master of Science    

Double Degrees    

  • Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology

5. Data Science

  • Bachelor of Computer Science

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Data Science    
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science

6. Ecology and Biodiversity

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science    
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)    
  • Master of Environment    

Double Degrees    

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science    
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

7. Environmental Science

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)    
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Environment
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science    
  • Master of Environment
  • Master of Environmental Engineering    
  • Master of Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control    
  • Master of Integrated Water Management    
  • Master of Science

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

8. Forensic Science

  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science (Honours)    
  • Graduate Certificate in Forensic Mental Health
  • Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science    
  • Master of Forensic Mental Health    
  • Master of Science    

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

9. Marine Biology

  • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)    
  • Master of Environment

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science    
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology    
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science    

10. Physics and Mathematics

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)
  • Master of Science

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Information Technology

11. Society and Environment

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)    
  • Bachelor of Social Science
  • Master of Environment    

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Busines
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

12. Soil, Water and Energy

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours
  • Bachelor of Science Advanced (Honours)
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning
  • Graduate Certificate in Integrated Water Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Integrated Water Management    
  • Master of Catchment Science
  • Master of Environment
  • Master of Environmental Engineering
  • Master of Environmental Engineering and Pollution Control
  • Master of Integrated Water Management

Double Degrees

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)/Bachelor of Environmental Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Business    
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

13. Finance

Departments

  • Accounting, Finance and Economics
  • Employment Relations and Human Resources
  • School of Government and International Relations
  • Business Strategy and Innovation
  • Marketing
  • Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management

Other Departments 

1. Arts, Education and Law 

They are the largest and also the most diverse academic group in the University. They are present across all the six Griffith University campuses.

The schools and Colleges that come under this academic group are:

  • Humanities, Languages and Social Science
  • Griffith Law School
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Educational and Professional Studies
  • Queensland College of Art
  • Griffith Film School
  • Queensland Conservatorium

2. Griffith Health 

Griffith Health brings innovation in teaching, research and community engagement and helps to create sustained improvement in health and healthcare for local, national and international communities.

The $150 million Griffith Health Centre operates in proximity to the Gold Coast University Hospital and is the most comprehensive health facility in Australia

The schools that are covered include:

  • Allied Health Sciences
  • Applied Psychology
  • Dentistry and Oral Health
  • Human Services and Social Work
  • Medical Science
  • Medicine
  • Nursing and Midwifery
  • Pharmacy and Pharmacology
Annual fees for Indians $32,500
Annual off-campus living $7,600
Source : GyanDhan's analysis & university's website as of year 2018

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