Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts

Griffith University

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

When you combine science and arts you'll develop the critical thinking and communication skills along with specialised skills and practical knowledge in the biological, clinical, chemical, physical and mathematical sciences. You'll have the freedom to tailor your degree around your interests in your foundation first year before gaining specialist knowledge and abilities - based on your chosen majors - throughout the remainder of your studies. This degree sits within both the humanities and science departments, offering you a broad choice of majors from either study area. You'll gain specialised skills and practical knowledge in the biological, clinical, chemical, physical or mathematical sciences, paired with the creative thinking and perspective of your chosen arts major.The result is a well-rounded, interdisciplinary degree that sets you up to start your career equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to tackle the problems of today. Industry and expert connectionsThe Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts extensive list of majors means you'll almost certainly be able to specialise in a field you're passionate about. Depending on your major choices, you may be able to benefit from valuable industry-relevant experiences such as internships, study tours and other work-integrated learning opportunities. In your final year, you could also take part in a science capstone experience in research or fieldwork.Graduate outcomesAs a graduate, you'll be equipped with a wide-ranging skill set that will prepare you for roles across the scientific, technological, commercial and social sectors, making you highly employable across a range of career paths.MajorsScienceApplied MathematicsBiochemistry and Molecular BiologyChemistryClinical Sciences (Nathan only)GeographyMarine Biology (Gold Coast only)Microbiology (Nathan only)PhysicsWildlife BiologyArchaeology (Nathan only) (from 2021)ArtsArt History and TheoryChinese LanguageCreative WritingCriminal JusticeDramaHistoryIndigenous StudiesIslam-West RelationsItalian LanguageJapanese LanguageJournalismLanguage, Culture and SocietyLiterary StudiesSecurity and International StudiesPopular Culture and Screen StudiesPsychology (Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast only)Sociology Social JusticeSpanish Language Strategic CommunicationFlexibilityFast-track your finish line - With intensive study options (and/or) year-round classes available, this degree can be finished in less time than a standard full-time study load, getting you into the workforce faster.Global mobilityStudents in this degree may be able to participate in an overseas program specifically designed to fit the degree's teaching objectives. These include 3610LHS Muslim World Study Tour and 3381LHS Global Sustainability Study Tour.


  • Advanced Project
  • Biological Systems
  • Calculus I
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Chemistry 1B
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Communication and Culture
  • Community Internship and Partnerships for SDGs
  • Earth Systems
  • Environmental Capstone
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Foundations of Academic Writing
  • Foundations of Western Culture
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
  • Global Environmental Challenges
  • Global Humanities
  • Human Biology: from Cells to Systems
  • Ideas, Issues and Inquiry
  • Independent Internship
  • Industry Affiliates Program
  • Intro to Digital and Spatial Analysis
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Introduction to Marine Science
  • Introduction to Science and the Humanities
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Linear Algebra
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Physics 1A
  • Physics 1B
  • Professional Practice in Science
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Science Capstone
  • Statistics
  • Understanding the Social World
  • Wicked Problems
  • Work Integrated Learning Placement
  • World History


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: $136,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $136,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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