Bachelor of Environmental Science/Bachelor of Data Science

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

An understanding of data science is particularly important for policy makers in environmental science, as global and national data-sets providing measurements on a range of environmental issues become available. In this double degree you'll acquire knowledge in your chosen environmental science major combined with data gathering, analysis, modelling, interpretation and visualisation skills obtained through your data science studies.In your final year you will complete a capstone experience where you have the option to engage with university research, undertake an extended fieldwork program in your major, or complete an industry placement.


  • Applied Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics and Social Media
  • Biological Systems
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Chemistry 1B
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Creative Coding
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Design Thinking in IT
  • Earth Systems
  • Environmental Capstone
  • First Peoples
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
  • Global Environmental Challenges
  • Intro to Digital and Spatial Analysis
  • Introduction to Big Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Linear Algebra
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Object Oriented Software Development
  • Professional Practice in Science
  • Programming Principles
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Secure Development Operations
  • Software Technologies
  • Statistics
  • Understanding Australian Cities
  • Web Application Development
  • Web Technologies
  • Work Integrated Learning Placement


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $156,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $156,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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