Griffith University

Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Data Science

Griffith University

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

This program is scheduled to commence in 2019. This double degree combines the study of science with the specific skills of data analysis, modelling, interpretation and visualisation. You will gain an understanding of the use of data in your chosen major and graduate with in-depth technical knowledge and skills in data science. 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.  Science majors include: Applied Mathematics (Gold Coast, Nathan) Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Gold Coast, Nathan) Chemistry (Gold Coast, Nathan) Clinical Sciences (Nathan) Geography (Gold Coast, Nathan) Marine Biology (Gold Coast) Microbiology (Nathan) Physics (Gold Coast, Nathan) Wildlife Biology (Gold Coast, Nathan)


  • Applied Data Mining
  • Big Data Analytics and Social Media
  • Biological Systems
  • Calculus I
  • Chemistry 1A
  • Chemistry 1B
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Creative Coding
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Management
  • Earth Systems
  • Electric Circuits
  • Environmental Capstone
  • Foundation Mathematics
  • Foundations of Systems Development
  • Fundamentals of Biochemistry
  • Genetics and Evolutionary Biology
  • Global Environmental Challenges
  • Human Biology
  • Information and Security Management
  • Introduction to Big Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Linear Algebra
  • Physics 1A
  • Physics 1B
  • Professional Practice in Science
  • Programming Principles
  • Quantitative Reasoning
  • Science Capstone
  • Software Technologies
  • Statistics
  • 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: $132,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $132,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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