Chat to us to navigate your study options

Finding the right university doesn’t have to be tricky. To make things a little easier and get you heading in the right direction, talk to our expert staff about your study options. Get personalised advice about pathways to study and changing your preferences right from the day your OP is released.

School leavers

Received your OP or ATAR? It doesn’t matter what your situation is, there are many paths you can choose to continue your education at Griffith.

Whether you have questions about navigating to the right degree, modifying your QTAC or UAC preferences or planning a pathway to university, we’ll help you explore your options.

Mature age students / Non school leavers

Have questions about how to navigate your way to an undergraduate degree? We can answer any queries you have about degree options, entry requirements and pathways into Griffith degrees.

How to get in touch?

If you’re calibrating your study path, we have services that will help you get on the right track. Our expert staff will be available to guide you through your options, answering any questions or concerns you might have along the way.

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Monday 18 – Thursday 21 December, 9.00 am – 4.00 pm

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You can reach us Monday – Friday during business hours.

Commonly asked questions

We’ve assembled a group of students and parents to answer a few commonly asked questions to get you heading in the right direction. Check out the videos below to hear about their experiences.

Alternative pathways to Griffith

Wondering if you’ll qualify for the degree you desire? We can help you get there through our partnerships with Griffith College, TAFE and private providers, which offer alternative pathways into a Griffith degree.

Griffith College provides you with the closest alternative to direct entry to a degree at Griffith University. Since 1997, Griffith College has successfully bridged the academic gap for over 14,000 students. Griffith College’s high quality courses are equivalent to university level study, and are based on the University campus so you can feel part of the community from day one. With a Griffith College diploma pathway you can fast-track your studies and enter second year university after just eight months (2 trimesters) of full-time study*. Plus, you will graduate with a tertiary-level qualification recognised world-wide.

Benefits of studying at Griffith College:

  • Located on the Mt Gravatt (Brisbane) or Gold Coast Griffith University campuses, students are part of the Griffith community from day one, with access to many University facilities and services.
  • With three intakes per year in February, June and October (most programs) plus full-time and part-time options, Griffith College provides flexibility for today’s busy lifestyle.
  • A supportive learning environment including smaller class sizes, study skills workshops, Peer Assisted Learning and two free bridging subjects, prepares students for success in their tertiary studies and beyond.
  • FEE-HELP for eligible Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents provides improved accessibility.

Griffith College pathways*

Griffith College programs Griffith University degrees
Associate Degree in Commerce and Business
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management
Diploma of Science
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Forensic Science
  • Bachelor of Marine Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Environmental Science
Diploma of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Business Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Government and International Relations
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management
  • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management
Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Diploma of Design
  • Bachelor of Design
  • Bachelor of Photography
  • Bachelor of Fine Art
  • Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media
Diploma of Engineering
  • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
  • Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
Diploma of Health Care
  • Bachelor of Nursing
Diploma of Health Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Exercise Science
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Health Science
  • Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Sport Development
  • Bachelor of Paramedicine#
Diploma of Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of Business
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Government and International Relations
  • Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Bachelor of International Business
Diploma of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Creative and Interactive Media
  • Bachelor of Information Technology
Diploma of Media and Communication
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication
Diploma of Social and Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Psychology with Honours
  • Bachelor of Psychological Science
  • Bachelor of Human Services
  • Bachelor of Child and Family Studies
  • Bachelor of Counselling

Find out more about Griffith College

* Progression requirements and credit eligibility vary by pathway. For more details, visit the Griffith College website.

# Available for domestic students only.

Griffith University offers a number of bridging programs and courses to prospective and commencing students. These courses are useful for students who have no or limited prior studies in a specific study area, had a break from prior studies or who simply wish to have a refresher course in a particular field.

These programs and courses can provide you with:

  • the necessary study to meet prerequisite requirements for entry into your degree
  • an entry rank for entry into your degree
  • a refresher on your knowledge or skills
  • a foundation for your university study
  • a combination of the above.

Find out more about bridging and preparatory programs