Griffith College

Griffith College is a pathway college to Griffith University. Located on two Griffith University campuses, Mt Gravatt and the Gold Coast, in Australia, Griffith College offers four kinds of pathway programs to Griffith University: Foundation, Diploma, Associate Degree and Masters Qualifying Programs.

  • Students 14,000
  • Intakes February/June/October
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

Griffith College's Foundation program provides a bridge between secondary school and undergraduate studies. The successful completion of the foundation program leads students to the relevant Griffith College Diploma programs and Griffth University Bachelors Degree Programs. Students can enrol in Diploma Programs in Arts and Communication, Commerce, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Design, Engineering, Healthcare, Health science, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Science, and Social and Psychological Science to progress into the second year of Griffith University Bachelor's Program. The Associate Degree in Commerce and Business is a two-year program leading to the third year of the Griffith University Bachelor Degree. The Griffith University Masters Qualifying Program (MQP) provides a pathway to Masters programs at Griffith University’s Business, Sciences, Arts, Education and Law Schools.

In addition to offering a range of mentoring, learning and support services to its students, Griffith College also offers both on-campus and off-campus accommodation options and has health services located on the campuses.

Pathway Programs

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    Arts

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arts and Communication, and Design and Social Psychological Science coursework includes a range of topics like Academic Communication Skills, Essential Mathematics, Study of Society, Intercultural Studies, Media Studies and Computing Skills.

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University, depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Arts and Communication

    AUD 25,500 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Arts and Communication program is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, New Communication Technologies, Introduction to Public Relations, and Introduction to Marketing. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Public Relations and Communication, Arts, Journalism, and Laws. 

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    Business

    AUD 13,250 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Masters Qualifying Program in Business is a 4-month program that provides a pathway for students to Griffith University Masters Programs. The coursework includes Academic Communication for Postgraduates, Intercultural Communication for Postgraduates, Managing Organisations and Evidence-Based Decision Making. 

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    Business and Hotel Management

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Business and Hotel Management coursework includes a range of topics like Accounting, Academic Communication Skills, Essential Mathematics, Study of Society, Intercultural Studies and Computing Skills. 

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Commerce

    AUD 26,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Commerce is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, Business Communication, Economics for Managers, and Management Concepts. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Commerce, Business, International Business, International Tourism and Hotel Management, Laws, Aviation Management and Government and International Relations. 

  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Commerce

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Commerce coursework includes a range of topics like Accounting, Academic Communication Skills, Essential Mathematics, Marketing, Study of Society, Intercultural Studies and Computing Skills.

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Commerce and Business

    AUD 52,000 Tuition Fee

    Associate Pathway (First Year Entry): The Associate Degree in Commerce and Business is a two-year long program for Griffith College diploma graduates of Commerce and Hotel Management who have not achieved the relevant entry requirements for the related Griffith Bachelor program. The Associate pathway enables these students to enter into the third-year of the related Griffith Bachelors program. The specializations offered in the program include: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, and International Tourism and Hotel Management.

    Direct entry into the first year of the Associate pathway is only offered under special circumstances. Most students enter the second year Associate Degree pathway with a Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management. 

  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Commerce and Business

    AUD 26,000 Tuition Fee

    Associate Pathway (Second Year Entry): The Associate Degree in Commerce and Business program is for Griffith College diploma graduates of Commerce and Hotel Management who have not achieved the relevant entry requirements for the related Griffith Bachelor program. The Associate pathway enables these students to enter into the third-year of the related Griffith Bachelors program. The specializations offered in the program include: Accounting, Finance, Human Resource Management, Management, and International Tourism and Hotel Management.

    Students who have completed the Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management are eligible to apply for the second year entry. Or, students with up to one year credit from a diploma program at another college or first year of a university degree from another institute are also eligible to apply. 

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    Criminology and Criminal Justice

    AUD 26,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice equips students with the fundamental knowledge of Law, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, Understanding Social Problems, Homicide, and Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Criminology and Criminal Justice, Laws of Criminology and Criminal Justice, and Laws. 

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    Design

    AUD 27,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Design equips students with the fundamental knowledge of design including colour theory, design and drawing. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, Drawing and Design, Digital Technologies and Design Lab Experience. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Design, Architectural Design, Creative and Interactive Media, Photography, Fine Art, and Laws. 

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    Engineering

    AUD 30,900 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Engineering is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, Computing and Programming, Engineering Science and Mathematics 1A. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Engineering, Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering, Aviation, Industrial Design and Laws. 

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    Health Care

    AUD 28,500 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Health Care is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development for Science and Technology, Health Assessment, and Human Anatomy. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to the second year of the Bachelor of Nursing at Griffith University. 

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    Health Care

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Health Care coursework includes a range of topics like Academic Communication Skills, Computing Skills, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Human Biology. 

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University, depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Health Sciences

    AUD 31,500 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Health Sciences is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Essential Mathematics, Anatomy and Physiology Systems I and Chemistry of Biological Systems. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Health Science, Biomedical Science, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Medical Laboratory Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, Biomedical Science, Exercise Science and many more programs. 

  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Health Sciences

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Health Sciences coursework includes a range of topics like Academic Communication Skills, Computing Skills, Essential Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, and Human Biology.

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University, depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Hotel Management

    AUD 26,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Engineering is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Introduction to Marketing, Management Concepts and Rooms Division Management. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in International Tourism and Hotel Management, Commerce, Government and International Relations, Laws and many more programs. 

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    Information Technology

    AUD 26,800 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Information Technology is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development for Science and Technology, Software Development and Human-Computer Interaction. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Information Technology, Creative and Interactive Media, and Laws. 

  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Information Technology

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Information Technology coursework includes a range of topics like Academic Communication Skills, Computing Skills, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Introduction to Systems and Advanced Mathematics. 

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University, depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Science

    AUD 30,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Science is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development for Science and Technology, Essential Mathematics, Chemistry 1A and 1B, and Human Biology. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Biomedical Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Science and many more programs. 

  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Science

    AUD 20,900 Tuition Fee

    Foundation Pathway: The Foundation Program in Science coursework includes a range of topics like Academic Communication Skills, Computing Skills, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Advanced Mathematics, and Management.

    The successful completion of the program can either lead to Griffith College diploma programs or bachelor degree programs at Griffith University, depending on the student's qualifications and eligibility. 

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    Science

    AUD 13,250 Tuition Fee

    Postgraduate Pathway: The Masters Qualifying Program in Science is a 4-month program that provides a pathway for students to Griffith University Masters Programs. The coursework includes Academic Communication for Postgraduates, Intercultural Communication for Postgraduates, Project Management for Postgraduates and Evidence-Based Decision Making. 


  • 5, International Building, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122, Australia

    Social and Psychological Science

    AUD 25,000 Tuition Fee

    Diploma Pathway: The Diploma of Social and Psychological Science is either 8 months or 12 months long. The coursework includes a wide range of topics like Academic and Professional Skills Development, Equity and Diversity and Introduction to Social Theory. 

    The successful completion of the Diploma leads to Bachelors degree programs at Griffith University in Human Services, Social Work, Psychological Science, Child and Family Studies, Counselling and Laws. 

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 46
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50
  • Minimum PTE 42

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    Griffith College shares a partnership with Navitas. The Navitas Academic Merit Scholarship is awarded each semester to the most outstanding results from two students across all programs. The Navitas family bursary is awarded in situations where two or more students from the same family study at a Navitas institution. Students are not required to apply for the scholarship prior to admission as it is awarded based on academic performance.

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    Established in 1997

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    Griffith College is a Navitas College. Being under the umbrella of Navitas gives colleges and universities access to resources and expertise that help them drive large-scale initiatives that provide tangible, lasting benefits to students, faculty, staff and local communities. Students who successfully complete Navitas pathway programs progress directly into the relevant degree program at the partner university.

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