Bachelor of Marine Science

Griffith University

Students will address and manage complex issues to ensure that marine industries prosper sustainably in healthy marine ecosystems. As a graduate, students will be equipped to tackle problems that affect our oceans, tourism, fisheries and food production, climate change, maritime pollution and waste management.With cutting-edge teaching and research strengths, Griffith University is an ideal location to study marine science. Located within easy access to a variety of extensive natural and artificial waterways, iconic surf beaches and the diverse wetlands and coastal biodiversity of Moreton Bay, the Gold Coast is the perfect natural laboratory.Students will be offered a marine industry placement, through the Industry Affiliates Program and/or a capstone experience that will expose them to professional activities in fisheries, aquaculture, marine conservation, coastal management and/or coastal engineering.In first year, students will take core courses that provide the necessary foundations in the basic sciences. In second and third years, students focus on a chosen area of specialisation.

Course Fee:

International: $97,500

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; VET Award Certificate III; Prerequisites: English and Maths A or B; Recommended: at least one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Marine sciences.


240 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Chemistry; Quantitative Reasoning; Linear Algebra; Biological Systems; Physics; Introduction to Environmental Sustainability; Language and Communication for Sciences; Earth Systems; Language and Communication for Science; Statistics; plus more

Study Pathways:

Honours is available

Further information:

Minors: Coastal management; Coastal oceanography; Marine chemistry; Marine ecology

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Full time 3 years
Gold Coast No info Part time 6 years
Gold Coast 63.95 Yes Part time 6 years
Gold Coast 63.95 Yes Full time 3 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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