Griffith University

Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science

Griffith University

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

The Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science is an 80 credit point program that provides an alternative route for entry into a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program for applicants who do not possess the required qualifications for direct admission. Upon successful completion of the program, students will be eligible to apply for admission to

Subjects

  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry
  • Advanced Differential Equations and Modelling
  • Advanced Microbiology Laboratory
  • Advanced Numerical Methods
  • Advanced Organic Chemistry
  • Advanced Photonics
  • Advanced Physiology
  • Advanced Synthetic Chemistry
  • Advanced Techniques in Molecular Microbiology
  • Airline Management
  • Airport Planning and Management
  • Applied Molecular Microbiology
  • Aviation Economics
  • Aviation Leadership and Communication
  • Biological Mathematics
  • Biomedical Sciences Laboratory
  • Biomolecular Innovation
  • Biomolecular Sciences Lab
  • Clinical Bacteriology, Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • Clinical Mycology, parasitology and virology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Complex Analysis and Applications
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Contemporary Aviation Management
  • Dissertation
  • Drug Design and Delivery
  • Economics in Aviation
  • Honours Statistical and Condensed Matter Physics
  • Human Factors
  • Human Factors for Aviation Managers
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Disease
  • International Civil Aviation
  • Leadership in Aviation
  • Micro- and nanofabrication
  • Microbial Bioremediation
  • Microbiology Laboratory
  • Molecular Cell Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • NMR and Structural Chemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Physics Laboratory III
  • Physics of Solids and Nanoscale Structures
  • Principles of Research Writing and Presentation
  • Project Management
  • Quantum Electrodynamics, Field Theory and Special Topics
  • Quantum Physics III
  • Relativity, Particles and Symmetries in Physics
  • Research Design
  • Research Methodologies
  • Safety Management
  • Safety Management Systems
  • Strategic Airline and Airport Management
  • Techniques in Molecular Microbiology
  • Threat and Error Management in Aviation
  • Topics and Research Methods in Physics
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 1
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 2
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 3
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 4
  • Topics in Chemical Sciences
  • Topics in Drug Discovery

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree (5.0 GPA) or higher

Recognition

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: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer 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. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=4175&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science (and have achieved a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher with a Grade of 5 in the Dissertation component) will be eligible for admission into the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program subject to fulfilment of requirements for candidature as specified in the <a href="http://policies.griffith.edu.au/pdf/Higher%20Degree%20Research%20Policy.pdf Higher Degree Research Policy and successful completion of the confirmation procedure.Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Research Studies in Science (and have achieved a Grade Point Average of 5.5 or higher with a Grade of 6 in the Dissertation component) will be eligible for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program subject to fulfilment of requirements for candidature as specified in the <a href="http://policies.griffith.edu.au/pdf/Higher%20Degree%20Research%20Policy.pdf Higher Degree Research Policy and successful completion of the confirmation procedure.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $25,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
Nathan Campus International: $25,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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