24 months
37500 AUD/year
35000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science at Griffith University is a two-year full-time program providing graduates with the opportunity to undertake advanced study and research. This program is designed to provide students with a thorough training in applied scientific research and methodology and will also prepare students for higher degree studies and professional employment.  

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The Science program at Griffith University consists of both theoretical and practical coursework, as well as a research dissertation. 

Students complete advanced coursework and specialist laboratory classes prior to completing their research project.

The coursework will provide a critical evaluation of research and presentation, develop the student's knowledge and understanding of statistical analyses techniques as applied to scientific research, and develop an awareness of research proposal design and background. 

Career opportunities 

This program will provide students with advanced cutting-edge theoretical knowledge in their chosen area of specialisation together with the practical and research skills necessary for employment in the industry and/or research laboratories.

Typical career opportunities include: Aerospace; defence technologies, energy exploration, advanced pharmaceuticals and drug delivery systems, teaching and research institutions, as well as emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, sensors and materials for biomedicine and the environment, high-performance (intelligent) fabrics, advanced composites and the advancement of sustainable materials.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dissertation
  • Topics in Applied Mathematics 
  • Research Design and Methods 
  • Tensors, Groups and General Relativity

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS -085930K 

  •  a GPA of 5.0 or better 
  • Applicants are required to find a suitable supervisor and have their research project approved. Students requiring assistance in finding a suitable supervisor and developing a research proposal should contact the Program Convenor.
  • Applicants to this program are not eligible to apply for a Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship (GUPRS) or Griffith University International Postgraduate Research Scholarship.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    35000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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