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  1. 1. Australian pathway guide Brisbane and Gold Coast You’re already there.
  2. 2. Contents Griffith College at a glance 1 Why choose Griffith? 3 Pathways to Griffith University 4 Our campuses 6 Life on campus 7 Find the right program for you 9 Foundation Program 10 Diploma of Commerce 11 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice 12 Diploma of Design 13 Diploma of Engineering 14 Diploma of Health Care 15 Diploma of Health Sciences 16 Diploma of Hotel Management 17 Diploma of Information Technology 18 Diploma of Media and Communications 18 Diploma of Science 19 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science 20 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business 21 How to apply 22 Application form 23 2017 key dates 25 Legend Abbreviations and symbols used throughout this guide: G = Gold Coast N = Nathan L = Logan S = South Bank M = Mt Gravatt QTAC = Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre F = Full-time study P = Part-time study N/A = Not applicable
  3. 3. 1 Griffith College at a glance At Griffith, we’ll help you gain the knowledge you need to create the type of career you want. ALREADY ON THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS FROM DAY ONE DAY ONE YOUR GRIFFITH DEGREE Griffith College Griffith University Career ALREADY ON THE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS YOUR GRIFFITH DEGREE Your Career DAY ONE Griffith College * Not all Griffith University bachelor degrees are available for study in Trimester 3. Your future starts here Griffith College provides a well-designed degree pathway leading to a selection of professionally recognised degrees at Griffith University. Over 14,000 college graduates have benefited from the small class sizes and supportive learning environment to go on and succeed in their studies at Griffith University. Supportive learning environment Griffith College provides a range of support services to help students achieve their best. Smaller class sizes for improved interaction with teachers; study skills workshops to develop academic literacy and peer assisted learning are all available to help you succeed in your tertiary studies. 10 diplomas progressing into 2nd year at Griffith University Study the equivalent of first year university at Griffith College and enter second year of the applicable bachelor degree at Griffith University. There are over 60 study areas to choose from with most diploma programs offering multiple articulation pathways. Global connections Griffith College students come from all over the world. You will have the opportunity to make friends with other students from many different countries. In your bachelor degree at Griffith University, you will also have the opportunity to undertake studies overseas at one of many overseas partners. On campus from day one Griffith College is situated on the Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast campuses, and students are part of the University community from day one. Griffith College students have access to university libraries, student services facilities, sporting facilities and retail outlets on campus. Fast track your studies With our flexible trimester system, Griffith College students can study the equivalent of the first year of university in only eight months and progress to the second year of the relevant bachelor degree.*
  4. 4. 2 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017 Upon completion of her Griffith College program, Stephanie Symes is hoping to commence a Bachelor of Science and to one day work in evolutionary genetics. ‘I decided to study at Griffith College because I’d heard a lot of positive things from friends and I wanted a supportive environment to start my tertiary career. Each of the teachers went above and beyond to assist with our studies and prepare us for the next step.’ Stephanie lives in a share-house very close to the university, which makes it easy to come to class as well as participate in extra-curricular activities on campus. ‘There’s a range of activities across both the Mt Gravatt and Nathan campuses. Last semester I was able to join social sport with Griffith and join in with activity fairs run by both Griffith College and Griffith University.’ Stephanie is using her time at Griffith College as a way to acclimatise to higher education before she starts her bachelor degree. ‘I highly recommend Griffith College as a launch pad for your further study.’ Stephanie Symes ‘The teachers and staff at Griffith College really want us to pass and will go out of their way to ensure that we reach our goals.’
  5. 5. 3 Why choose Griffith? Griffith University gives you more than just a degree. Griffith’s innovative and practical approach to learning ensures you will graduate job ready with the skills and contacts you need to succeed in your field. Ranked among the world’s best Griffith ranks among the world’s best universities. We continue to improve our international standing, and in five of the largest and most credible world university rankings, we’re ranked in the top 400 – placing us in the top 3% worldwide. —— Times HE World University Rankings: 251–300 —— CWTS Leiden Ranking: 323 —— QS World University Rankings: 329 —— Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU): 361 —— University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP): 382 Griffith is the second highest ranked South East Queensland university in the prestigious ARWU listing. 200+ degrees in 10 broad study areas For 40 years, Griffith has pioneered cutting-edge, forward thinking degrees in diverse study areas. Griffith was the first university in Australia to introduce degrees in globally significant fields such as Asian studies and environmental studies. Support services to help you succeed As a full-degree student you will have access to free support services including the Griffith international advisers, Griffith Mates student mentors, careers and employment advice, and computer and academic workshops. Leaders in global student mobility In your bachelor degree, you can spend from one week to one year at a partner university, or participate in a short term program and add an international experience to your resume. Gain work experience while you study You can enrol in a community internship through work-integrated learning options or sign up for the University's Industry Mentoring Program to create networks and gain insights in to your industry. Australia’s top teachers In recognition of their commitment to their students and their expert knowledge, Griffith teachers feature prominently in Australia’s national teaching awards and citations. Griffith is the leading university in Australia for citations and fellowships from the Australian Government’s Office of Learning and Teaching.
  6. 6. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 20174 Pathways to Griffith University As a Griffith College graduate, you'll have an internationally recognised, tertiary-level qualification and be prepared for entry into the second year of a Griffith University degree. As a Griffith College student you can benefit from: —— the expertise and guidance from our teachers, many of whom have completed a research degree and lecture at Griffith University —— access to Griffith University facilities including libraries, sporting facilities and employment services —— small class sizes, typically with a maximum of 50 students in each lecture and 25 students in each tutorial, to ensure you receive individual attention from your teachers. Program schedule Griffith College operates three trimesters each year with intakes in February, June and October. Diploma programs consist of eight courses studied over two or three trimesters with part-time study options available. The Foundation program consists of eight courses studied full-time over two trimesters. Mode of study Griffith College students study on‑campus and will attend a combination of lectures, tutorials, laboratory sessions, group work and other practical activities, depending on the field of study. On-campus learning means students are required to attend the contact hours specified for each course which is generally four hours per course per week and could be more in some programs. 4 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  7. 7. 5 Pathway to Griffith University Pre-university Secondary School Griffith UniversityGriffith College Foundation Program Diploma Associate degree = =^ Year 12 or equivalent Year 11 or equivalent Year 1 Year 2 Year 3* BACHELOR DEGREE Undergraduate *Some bachelor degree programs are more than three years duration. ^One year of credit may not be wholly applicable to the first year of the relevant bachelor's degree. Refer to program specific information pages. Many of our teaching staff maintain industry links or run their own businesses, which influences our teaching and keeps our courses industry-relevant.
  8. 8. Our campuses As a Griffith College student, you are so close to Griffith University you are already there. Griffith College is located on Griffith University’s Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast campuses. Mt Gravatt With a tranquil bush location in the middle of Toohey Forest and panoramic views of Brisbane City, Mt Gravatt campus is the hub for Griffith University’s programs focusing on social issues including criminology, education and psychology. The recently upgraded Aquatic and Fitness Centre on the campus features a heated pool, indoor and outdoor recreation areas, and a fully equipped fitness centre (co‑located with a 16-court tennis centre, a training oval, and basketball and netball courts) creating a world-class health and fitness hub for students. Getting to Mt Gravatt campus Public transport The Griffith University Busway is located conveniently at the Mt Gravatt campus connecting students to the city and the rest of the Brisbane transport network. Car Mt Gravatt campus is a 15-minute drive from the Brisbane CBD and a 10-minute drive from Garden City shopping centre. Gold Coast Griffith’s Gold Coast campus is the largest of five campuses and boasts state-of-the-art teaching and learning facilities. Located just minutes from the beach, the campus offers a dynamic and exciting student lifestyle, with beach volleyball, indoor soccer, basketball and tennis facilities as well as a gym and fitness centre and an Olympic standard athletics track. Getting to the Gold Coast campus Public transport With two light rail stops, the campus is easily accessible from the heart of the Gold Coast. You can reach the Gold Coast campus by bus, G:link light rail or train. Bus connections run between Robina Station, Helensvale Station and Griffith. G:link light rail runs from the Gold Coast University Hospital to Southport in 11 minutes and to Cavill Avenue in 25 minutes. Helensvale is the closest train station, and is approximately 15 minutes by car or 20 minutes by bus from the Gold Coast campus. Trains to Brisbane and Robina can be boarded at this station. Car The Gold Coast campus is a 10-minute drive from Southport, the centre of the Gold Coast, and a 45-minute drive from Brisbane. In 2018, the Gold Coast campus will be transformed to a hive of activity, with the Commonwealth Games Village (CGV) located across the road. The CGV, which is currently being built, is set to host 6,500 athletes and officials from around the world. 6 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  9. 9. 7 Life on campus Griffith College will support you on your journey to becoming an independent learner. A range of support services and programs are available to ensure you achieve your academic potential while developing personally and maintaining a balanced lifestyle. These services are available to all students and are provided at no additional cost. Arrival Orientation and enrolment Your orientation program will provide all the information you need to settle in at Griffith College as quickly as possible so attendance is compulsory. It is also a really fun way to get to know your classmates and look around the campus. Visit griffith.edu.au/college/ preparing-for-study/orientation Life Clubs and societies Griffith University has over 120 clubs in cultural, religious, political, educational, sporting, professional and special interest areas. The College also runs extra- curricular programs each week, so there is always something happening on campus, from free movie nights to social sports matches. Visit griffith.edu.au/clubs Disability support If you have a disability you can access support from our student advisors. Please contact us before you arrive at Griffith College so we can make your time here as enjoyable as possible. Email griffithcollege@navitas.com Food Experience a broad range of food and beverage options through the coffee shops, cafeterias and restaurants on campus. Visit griffith.edu.au/food to find out the food available at each campus. Learn Academic and welfare guidance Assistance is never far away. The College offers a free and confidential welfare and counselling service to all students. Student advisors are also available to assist with your academic progress. Peer Mentor program Current students, just like you, who understand what you are feeling can help you to adjust to life and study at Griffith College. Transition to Griffith University Every trimester we hold a graduation ceremony for students who successfully complete their foundation, diploma and associate degree programs at Griffith College. We also hold information sessions to help students with their progression to their degree program at Griffith University.
  10. 10. Ramona Petrilla is currently studying the Diploma of Hotel Management at Griffith College. Upon graduation she hopes to move to the Gold Coast to continue her hospitality studies in the Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management. ‘With this degree I hope to become a hotel manager on the Gold Coast, and maybe work overseas in other hotels as well.’ ‘I decided to study at Griffith College because I felt that it would offer a great foundation for my education. I am also using the experience I am gaining in studying my diploma to help direct my choice of bachelor degree. Studying at Griffith College has given me a glimpse of university life and has helped to prepare me for my undergraduate studies.’ ‘I am very pleased with the teaching at Griffith College and feel that I am now prepared for further study at university. The teachers are wonderful and supportive. They care about the welfare of the students and the understanding the students have about the course.’ Ramona Petrilla Hotel Management ‘I am very pleased with the teaching at Griffith College and feel that I am now prepared for further study at university.’ 8 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  11. 11. 9 Find the right program for you Griffith College offers programs of study at three levels—all progressing to Griffith University with differing amounts of credit. Foundation The Foundation program provides a bridge between secondary school and undergraduate studies. Graduates can enter the first year of a broad range of bachelor degrees or progress to a diploma to bachelor pathway with up to a year of credit. Diploma Diploma programs offer students a springboard into the second year of a Griffith University degree. Students complete the first year of select degrees in a supportive and personalised learning environment, ensuring that upon completion, they are well equipped for university study. Associate degree The Associate Degree in Commerce and Business is a two-year program designed to progress students to the third year of select Griffith University commerce and business bachelor degrees with up to 2 years of credit. It also accommodates students who may not meet the grade point average requirements to progress from the Diploma of Commerce or the Diploma of Hotel Management into Griffith University.
  12. 12. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201710 Foundation Program About this program Griffith College’s Foundation Program is equivalent to Year 12 (senior high school) and provides a bridge between secondary school and undergraduate studies. This program has been designed to adequately prepare you for entry to university-level programs in the fields of Arts, Business, Commerce, Design, Engineering, Health, Hotel Management, Information Technology (IT) and Science. What you can study High school level accounting, biology, chemistry, computing, intercultural studies, management, marketing, mathematics, study of society, media and information systems. Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2 F M / G Feb / Jun / Oct A$13,500 Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic Communication Skills 1 —— Computer Skills —— Elective course —— Elective course Semester 2 —— Academic Communication Skills 2 —— Intercultural studies —— Elective course —— Elective course Elective courses Select up to two electives for each semester: —— Accounting —— Biology —— Chemistry —— Essential Mathematics —— Introduction to Systems Analysis —— Management —— Marketing —— Mathematics —— Media Studies —— Study of Society Electives may not be available in all semesters. Some fields of study require students to choose specific electives. griffith.edu.au/college/study/programs/ foundation-program Griffith College students are on the university campus and part of the community from day one.
  13. 13. 11 Diploma of Commerce I enjoy studying Accounting, business statistics, economics, employment relations, marketing, management I’d like to work as a Business manager or owner, accountant, economist, financial planner, marketing specialist, advertising account executive, real estate agent, human resources manager, logistics and supply chain manager, event organiser, sports club director I’d like to work in Foreign affairs and trade, business consultancy, event management, marketing, sporting associations, hotels, tourism, banking and finance, property development Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M / G Feb / Jun / Oct A$17,800 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for applicable degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081001 Diploma of Commerce up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 081091 Diploma of Commerce up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 081021 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Aviation Management N 60 CP English (4, SA) 081081 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Business N 80 CP English (4, SA) 083081 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Business G 80 CP English (4, SA) 081201 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Business Information Systems N 40 CP English (4, SA) 081281 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Commerce  Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning N 80 CP English (4, SA) 083281 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Commerce Majors: Accounting, Economics, Finance, Financial Planning G 80 CP English (4, SA) 083391 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Government and International Relations N/G 60 CP English (4, SA) 081381 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of International Business N 80 CP English (4 SA) 083381 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of International Business G 80 CP English (4 SA) 081361 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) N 80 CP English (4, SA) 083361 Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) G 80 CP English (4, SA) Refer to QTAC Diploma of Commerce ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management N / G 80CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Accounting principles —— Business statistics —— Introduction to marketing Semester 2 —— Business informatics OR Accounting information systems —— Economics for managers —— Employment relations —— Management concepts griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/commerce
  14. 14. 12 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice I enjoy studying Criminal justice, criminal law, forensic psychology, homicide, law, government and policy I’d like to work as a Barrister, solicitor, customs officer, legal aid administrator, security consultant, welfare support officer, human rights defender, fraud expert, security or intelligence consultant, policy officer, state or federal police officer I’d like to work in Law enforcement, security, intelligence, probation and parole, criminal law, child protection, justice services, welfare and counselling, policy development and law reform, criminological research, government, family law, commercial law, international human rights and refugee law Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M Feb / Jun / Oct A$18,600 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081061 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 081071 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice ž Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice M 80 CP English (4, SA) 081271 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice ž Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice G 80 CP English (4, SA) 081051 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice ž Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Criminology and  Criminal Justice N / M / G 80 CP English (4, SA) 081061 Diploma of Criminology and Criminal Justice ž Bachelor of Laws N / G 40 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Introduction to criminology and criminal justice —— Police, courts and criminal law —— Understanding social problems Semester 2 —— Doing criminology —— Homicide —— Introduction to forensic psychology —— Law, government and policy griffith.edu.au/college/study/programs/ criminology-andcriminal-justice 12 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  15. 15. 13 Diploma of Design I enjoy studying Computer visualisation, drawing, digital technologies, design history, visual communication I’d like to work as a Graphic artist, interior designer, photographer, package designer, print designer, advertising specialist, marketing consultant I’d like to work in Advertising, graphic design, marketing, magazine and newspaper publishing, product and packaging design Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M / G Feb / Jun (M) Feb / Jun / Oct (G) A$19,600 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 083002 Diploma of Design up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 083191 Diploma of Design up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 083311 Diploma of Design ž Bachelor of Design G / S 80 CP English (4, SA) 083401 Diploma of Design ž Bachelor of Photography^ S 70 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Computer visualisation and image creation —— Drawing for design —— Modernity and post-modernity Semester 2 —— Digital technologies —— Introduction to design history —— Introduction to typography —— Visual communication design 1 griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/design 13
  16. 16. Diploma of Engineering I enjoy studying Mathematics, physics, computer programming, electronics, engineering mechanics, engineering materials I’d like to work as a Civil engineer, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, software engineer, environmental engineer I’d like to work in Engineering consultancy, government department, mining, construction, roads and transport, power company, software development, refrigeration, biomedical research Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M / G Feb / Jun / Oct A$23,000 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 086091 Diploma of Engineering up to 80 CP English (4, SA) Maths B (4, SA) 086291 Diploma of Engineering up to 80 CP English (4, SA) Maths B (4, SA) 086071 Diploma of Engineering ž Bachelor of Engineering with Honours Majors: Civil Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronic and Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Software Engineering N 80 CP English (4, SA) Maths B (4, SA) 086081 Diploma of Engineering ž Bachelor of Engineering with Honours  Majors: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering G 80 CP English (4, SA) Maths B (4, SA) 086251 Diploma of Engineering ž Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering N 70 CP English (4, SA) Maths B (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development for science and technology —— Engineering fundamentals —— Engineering materials OR Chemistry 1A OR Programming 1 —— Mathematics 1A Semester 2 —— Computing and programming with MATLAB —— Electronics for engineers OR Chemistry 1A —— Engineering mechanics —— Mathematics 1B griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/engineering 14 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201714 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  17. 17. 15 Diploma of Health Care I enjoy studying Anatomy, physiology, clinical health assessment, medications, communication I’d like to work as a Nurse, health care professional I’d like to work in Aged care, midwifery, cancer care, community practice, emergency, intensive care, surgery, paediatrics, palliative care, women’s health Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F G Feb / Jun A$19,900 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081591 Diploma of Health Care up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 088671 Diploma of Health Care ž Bachelor of Nursing∑ G / N / L 80 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development for science and technology OR English language and communication for health —— Communicating effectively —— Foundations of professional health care practice —— Human anatomy & physiology 1 Semester 2 —— Health assessment —— Human anatomy & physiology 2 —— Psychosocial development across the lifespan —— Safe administration of medications griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/health-care 'I am planning to go onto second year of the Bachelor of Nursing at Griffith University' “I had heard from friends that Griffith College was a great introduction to university life and my experiences have certainly lived up to expectations. The smaller class sizes are more personalised and it is a great environment to learn in. I have had fantastic relationships and support from both my teachers and peers at the College and these people have all helped me achieve my goals and full potential.” Chelsea Sherrard-Smith Health Care 15
  18. 18. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201716 Diploma of Health Sciences I enjoy studying Chemistry, physics, anatomy, biology, genes and diseases, medical science I’d like to work as a Physiotherapist, exercise physiologist, strength and conditioning coach, nutritionist, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, health educator, sports facilities manager, pharmacist I’d like to work in Private and public hospitals, community health services, health promotion, injury treatment and rehabilitation, sports management, coaching Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F G Feb / Jun A$22,600 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081491 Diploma of Health Sciences up to 80 CP English (4, SA) and one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B (4, SA) 088271 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Biomedical Science G 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4, SA) 088271 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Biomedical Science N 70 CP English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4, SA) 088091 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Exercise Science G 70 CP English (4, SA) and one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B (4, SA) 088371 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Health Science G 80 CP English (4, SA) and one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B (4, SA) 088471 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Scienceβ G 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4, SA) 081481 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Nutrition and Dieteticsβ G 80 CP English (4, SA) 088972 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Paramedicine§ G 50CP English (4,SA) plus one of Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths B (4,SA) 088871 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Can also package in a double degree with Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws with 60 CP credit) G 70 CP English (4,SA), Maths B or C (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4, SA) 088771 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Pharmacy‡ G 60 CP English (4,SA), Maths B or C (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4, SA) 088061/051 Diploma of Health Sciences ž Bachelor of Science N, G 50-60 CP† English (4,SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development for science and technology OR English language and communication for health —— Anatomy and physiology systems I —— Essentials of chemistry and physics —— Cells, tissues and regulation Semester 2 —— Anatomy and physiology systems II —— Chemistry of biological systems II —— Genes and disease —— Health challenges for the 21st century griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/health-sciences
  19. 19. 17 Diploma of Hotel Management I enjoy studying Management, marketing, tourism, food and beverage management I’d like to work as a Club or restaurant manager, hotel or resort manager, sport manager I’d like to work in Airline services, hospitality, sporting organisations, tourism Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M / G Feb / Jun / Oct A$17,800 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 082001 Diploma of Hotel Management up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 082091 Diploma of Hotel Management up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 082101 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Business N 80 CP English (4, SA) 082191 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Business G 80 CP English (4, SA) 082221 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Commerce  Majors: Accounting, Economics N 80 CP English (4, SA) 082291 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Commerce  Majors: Accounting, Economics G 80 CP English (4, SA) 082221 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Commerce  Majors: Finance, Financial Planning N 70CP English (4,SA) 082291 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Commerce  Majors: Finance, Financial Planning G 70CP English (4,SA) 082421 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Government and International Relations N 60 CP English (4, SA) 082491 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of Government and International Relations G 60 CP English (4, SA) 082321 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of International Business N 80 CP English (4, SA) 082391 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of International Business G 80 CP English (4, SA) 082081 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management N 80 CP English (4, SA) 083091 Diploma of Hotel Management ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management G 80 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Information systems for service industries —— International tourism and hotel systems —— Introduction to marketing Semester 2 —— Accounting for decision making —— International food and beverage management —— Management concepts —— Rooms division management griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/hotel-management 17
  20. 20. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201718 Diploma of Information Technology I enjoy studying Programming, web design, computer networks, application development, information systems I’d like to work as a Web designer, application developer, software developer, database designer, games developer, systems analyst I’d like to work in IT management and consulting; web design; robotics; computer security; network design, security and support; games design and development; satellite navigation; broadband services and telecommunications; energy production; transport control systems development Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2–3 F M Feb / Jun / Oct A$19,000 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 084001 Diploma of Information Technology up to 80 CP N/A 084101 Diploma of Information Technology ž Bachelor of Business Information Systems N 50 CP English (4, SA) 084081 Diploma of Information Technology ž Bachelor of Information Technology N / G 80 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development for science and technology —— Foundations of computing systems —— Programming I —— Web design and development Semester 2 —— Interactive applications development —— Introduction to computer systems networks —— Introduction to information systems —— Programming II griffith.edu.au/college/study/programs/ information-technology Diploma of Media and Communications I enjoy studying Journalism, marketing, communication, public relations I’d like to work as a Journalist, copy writer, publicist, editor, marketing executive, book or screen critic, biographer, author I’d like to work in Policy making, diplomacy, research, community development, advertising and marketing, publishing, media, film production and distribution, not-for-profit and aid organisations Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees∆ 2-3 F G Feb / Jun / Oct A$19,200 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 085091 Diploma of Media and Communications up to 80 CP English (4, SA) 085161 Diploma of Media and Communications ž Bachelor of Arts N / G up to 60 CP† English (4, SA) 085071 Diploma of Media and Communications ž Bachelor of Journalism N / G 80 CP English (4, SA) 085171 Diploma of Media and Communications ž Bachelor of Public Relations and Communication N / G 80 CP English (4, SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Introduction to marketing —— Screen analysis 1 —— Styles and genres of journalism Semester 2 —— Fundamentals of communication —— Introduction to journalism —— New communication technologies —— Introduction to public relations griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/media-and-communications
  21. 21. 19 Diploma of Science I enjoy studying Biology, mathematics, genetics, biochemistry, chemistry I’d like to work as a Bioengineer, cancer researcher, environment consultant, forensic chemist/toxicologist, laboratory assistant, microbiologist, neuro scientist, DNA expert, pathologist, veterinarian, wildlife biologist I’d like to work in Hospitals, medical research institutes, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, environmental organisations, government departments and agencies, electricity companies, oil and mineral exploration, technology development, criminal justice, wildlife biology, marine biology Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees 2–3 F M Feb / Jun A$23,000 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081501 Diploma of Science up to 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths A or B (4,SA) 081551 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Biomedical Science N 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) and at least one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics 081531 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Environmental Science  Majors: Ecology and Conservation, Soil and Water Science, Urban Environments, Environmental Management N / G 80 CP English (4, SA) 081561 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Forensic Science  Majors: Forensic Chemistry / Forensic Molecular Biology N 70 CP English (4,SA), Maths B (4,SA) 081571 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Marine Science  Majors: Coastal Resource Management, Marine Chemical Sciences, Marine Ecology G 60/70 CP# English (4,SA), Maths A or Maths B (4,SA) 081571 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Marine Science  Majors: Coastal Physical Science G 40/50 CP# English (4,SA), Maths A or Maths B (4,SA) 081521/511 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Science  Majors: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Clinical Sciences, Geography, Microbiology, Wildlife Biology N 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths A or Maths B (4,SA) 081521/511 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Science  Majors: Applied Mathematics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Marine Biology, Wildlife Biology G 80 CP English (4,SA), Maths A or Maths B (4,SA) 081521/511 Diploma of Science ž Bachelor of Science  Majors: Physics N / G 70 CP English (4,SA), Maths A or Maths B (4,SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development for science and technology —— Biological systems —— Chemistry 1A —— Human biology: the human organisim OR Mathematics 1A Semester 2 —— Genetics and evolutionary biology —— Chemistry 1B OR Earth systems —— Fundamentals of biochemistry OR Introduction to environmental sustainability —— Statistics griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/science
  22. 22. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201720 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science I enjoy studying Psychology, human services, social theory I’d like to work as a Psychologist, welfare officer, social worker, child safety worker, youth worker, correctional services officer, counsellor I'd like to work in Community planning and development, welfare services, family support, mental health services, correctional services, rehabilitation services, disability studies, child protection and child safety services Semesters Campus Start 2017 Program fees 2–3 F G Feb / Jun A$18,000 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 088101 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science up to 80 CP English (4,SA) 088161 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Bachelor of Human Services G / L 80CP English (4,SA) 088211 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Bachelor of Social Work§ G / L 80CP English (4,SA) Refer to QTAC Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Bachelor of Psychological Science§ G / M 80CP English (4,SA) 088131 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Bachelor of Child and Family Studies G / L 80CP English (4,SA) 088181 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Bachelor of Psychology with Honours§ G / M 80CP English (4,SA) 088111 Diploma of Social and Psychological Science ž Counselling G / M 70CP English (4,SA) Sample program structure Semester 1 —— Academic and professional skills development —— Human services structures —— Human services processes; OR Introductory cognitive and biological psychology —— Interpersonal skills Semester 2 —— Introductory individual and social psychology —— Introduction to social theory —— Equity and diversity —— Lifespan development OR Business statistics griffith.edu.au/college/study/ programs/social-psych 20 Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 2017
  23. 23. 21 Conditions of enrolment and policies and procedures All Griffith College programs are delivered face-to-face. Griffith College has a number of policies and procedures in place to ensure compliance with Government regulatory requirements, including conditions of enrolment. These are accessible at policy.griffithcollege.edu.au. Endnotes ∆ This fee applies to Australian citizens and permanent residents. Program fees are subject to change. ≈ Students will progress to their bachelor degree upon completion of their Griffith College diploma with a GPA equivalent to the QTAC cut-off rank required for entry to the bachelor. Contact QTAC for information on tertiary GPA to rank equivalencies and for selection ranking cut-offs. ‡ Not all majors are available at both campuses. † Credit availability depends on the major chosen within the degree. * A requirement that you must complete to gain admission to a university degree. Bridging subjects are available to you for free if you do not possess the pre- requisite (or ‘need to have’) knowledge for your diploma. Information on bridging subjects can be found at griffith.edu.au/college/admissions/bridging-sub- jects Contact Griffith College for further details. ^ Students must submit a portfolio. This degree will take a further 3 years to complete. ∑ Quota of 100 places for the Bachelor of Nursing ‡ Quota of 20 places for the Bachelor of Pharmacy β Quota of 5 places for the Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science; Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics § A quota may apply to this pathway. Refer to the Griffith College website for details. Associate Degree in Commerce and Business About this program Griffith College’s Associate Degree in Commerce and Business is a two-year program leading to the third year of a Griffith University Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management or Bachelor of Business degree. Griffith College Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management graduates who do not meet requirements to enter the second year of the Griffith University Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management or Business are eligible for one year of credit within the Associate Degree. Semesters Campus‡ Start 2017 Program fees∆ 1st year entry 4-6 F M / G Feb / Jun / Oct 1st year entry A$35,600 2nd year entry 2-3 F 2nd year entry: A$17,800 QTAC Program title Bachelor campus Credit eligibility for Griffith degrees≈ Assumed knowledge* 081101 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business up to 160 CP English (4, SA) 081191 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business up to 160 CP English (4, SA) 081101 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of Commerce Majors: Accounting, Finance N 160 CP English (4, SA) 081101 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of Business Majors: Management, Human Resource Management N 160 CP English (4, SA) 081191 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of Business Majors: Management, Human Resource Management G 160 CP English (4, SA) 081101 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management  Major: Hospitatlity N 160 CP English (4, SA) 081191 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management  Major: Hospitatlity G 160 CP English (4, SA) 081101 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management Major: Tourism N 130 CP English (4,SA) 081191 Associate Degree in Commerce and Business ž Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management Major: Tourism G 130 CP English (4,SA) Sample program structure Year 1 —— Eight core courses reflecting the Diploma of Commerce or Hotel Management. (80CP) Year 2 —— Eight core, specialist and elective courses (80CP) Specialisations —— Accounting (M) —— Finance (M) —— Human resource management (M) —— International tourism and hotel management (M/G) —— Management (M) griffith.edu.au/college/study/programs/ associate-degree-in-commerce-and-business
  24. 24. Griffith College Australian Pathway Guide 201722 How to apply Decided what you want to study? Apply online at qtac.edu.au Do you have a question? Head to the Griffith College website for detailed information including admission requirements, program structures, course outlines and conditions for progression to Griffith University. griffithcollege.edu.au Contact Us Brisbane 176 Messines Ridge Road Mt Gravatt QLD 4122 T +61 7 3735 6900 Gold Coast Parklands Drive Southport QLD 4222 T +61 7 5552 8500 E griffithcollege@navitas.com 1. Select your program Explore your options using this guide and the program information on the website griffithcollege.edu.au 2. Check the assumed knowledge for your program and any additional requirements Some programs require an audition or portfolio for entry. Make sure you prepare these for your application. What is assumed knowledge? This is the necessary knowledge that we assume you have in order to satisfy the requirements for entry to the diploma. Can I still apply if I don’t have the assumed knowledge? Yes, you can still study the diploma and Griffith College offers free bridging subjects that you can study alongside your diploma courses. What are bridging subjects? Bridging subjects are available to you if you do not have the assumed knowledge for your program. Griffith College offers the following bridging subjects: —— English —— Maths —— Science. These subjects are free to Australian students in addition to the diploma courses to make sure you don’t experience difficulty with some aspects of the program. griffith.edu.au/college/apply/ bridging-subjects 3. Prepare your application Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents of Australia should apply through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC). When applying for a program via QTAC, you will need to use a QTAC code when referring to your chosen program. These are listed against each program and degree in this guide. Lodge your application online by 30 September and avoid the late fee. For further information and to lodge your application online. Visit qtac.edu.au If you are a mature aged applicant who may or may not have finished high school, you can apply anytime directly to Griffith College and provide evidence of life and work experience online at griffithcollege.edu.au 4. Find out about study costs and financial assistance The program costs are listed with each diploma in this guide and up-to-date fees are also published on the website griffithcollege.edu.au Griffith College is a recognised Higher Education Provider (HEP) and allows eligible students to access the FEE- HELP loan scheme. This scheme allows students to borrow all or part of their tuition fees. For more information visit studyassist.gov.au 5. Accept your offer and enrol QTAC offers are generally released in mid‑January. We recommend that you accept your offer and enrol as soon as possible to secure your place. This will also allow you to build your timetable and confirm your booklist. That’s it—you’re in! We will contact you before the trimester starts to give you information about orientation.
  25. 25. Personal details Title: Mr Ms Mrs Miss Other Family name: Given names: Preferred name: Date of birth: DAY / MONTH / YEAR Gender: Male Female City of birth Country of birth: Citizenship: Have you previously studied at Griffith College (formerly QIBT)? Yes No If ‘yes’, please provide your Griffith College /QIBT student ID number: Do you grant Griffith College permission to provide your listed parent or guardian with any information pertaining to your application to study, ongoing academic progress, results and attendance? Yes No Contact details Applicant’s contact details Address: Tel (home): Tel (mobile): Email address: Parent/guardian’s contact details Family name: Given name: Relationship to applicant: Address: Tel (home): Tel (mobile): Tel (business): Email address: Program selection Please complete the relevant section for each program you wish to undertake, including the Griffith University degree program, major and campus. You must also specify the year and month you wish to commence at Griffith College. Pre-university level Foundation Program Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October University level Diploma of Commerce Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October Diploma of Criminology Criminal Justice Mt Gravatt Year: February June October Diploma of Design Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October Diploma of Engineering Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October Diploma of Health Care Gold Coast Year: February June Diploma of Health Sciences Gold Coast Year: February June Diploma of Hotel Management Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October Diploma of Information Technology Mt Gravatt Year: February June October Diploma of Media and Communication Gold Coast Year: February June October Diploma of Science Mt Gravatt Year: February June Diploma of Social and Psychological Science Gold Coast Year: February June Associate Degree in Commerce and Business Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Year: February June October Griffith University: (This section must be completed, including your desired major/specialisation where relevant.) Program (e.g. BCom) Specialisation (e.g. Accounting) Campus (e.g. Mt Gravatt) Previous studies Secondary: highest level achieved Name of qualification (e.g. Year 12, Cert IV, Diploma): Name of school: Country: Completed: Yes No Year completed: Language of instruction: Post-secondary: highest level achieved Name of qualification (e.g. Degree, Diploma): Name of institution: Country: Completed: Yes No Year completed: Will you be applying for exemptions (recognition of prior learning)? Yes No If so, provide copies of relevant academic transcripts and a completed Credit for Prior Learning form (visit griffithcollege.edu.au and follow the link to ‘Publications and forms’). Bridging subjects Please select the Bridging subject/s you require to meet the ‘Assumed Knowledge’ entry requirements for your desired Diploma program. If you are unsure, please visit griffithcollege.edu.au English Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Maths B Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Chemistry Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Physics Mt Gravatt Gold Coast Biology Mt Gravatt Gold Coast If you do NOT require Bridging Courses, please tick this box. Australian students application form Please print in BLOCK LETTERS
  26. 26. Alternative entry Applicants must be 18 years or over at the time of commencement. Assessment is based on work experience relevant to the program. Please attached a detailed CV and references. Accommodation Do you require Griffith College to arrange accommodation for you? Yes No If ‘yes’, what type of accommodation: Homestay On-campus Please contact accommodation@griffithcollege.edu.au or visit griffithcollege.edu.au for more information Request for disability support Do you have a disability that may affect your studies? Yes No If ‘yes’, please specify: Hearing Vision Mobility Medical Learning Other (please specify): Please attach relevant information so that Griffith College and Griffith University can arrange assistance if possible. Have you ever been excluded or has your course been terminated by a college or university in Australia? Yes No If ‘yes’, please provide name of the college or university: Application checklist Check that you have: read carefully and completed all sections of the application form read and understood the Conditions of Enrolment and Fee Refund Policy (Griffith College’s full Refund policy is available at griffithcollege.edu.au) Check that you have attached: certified copies of your academic qualifications* a copy of your passport, visa or birth certificate (if required) any relevant employment documentation (if required) certified translations of any documents not in English statement of results/senior statement/tertiary entrance statement * A certified copy is signed by an authorised officer to acknowledge that it matches the original document exactly. Authorised officers include: staff of the Griffith College office in Brisbane; an authorised Griffith College representative (visit griffithcollege.edu.au and follow the link to ‘Griffith College Representatives’ for details); staff of the institution that issued the document; a Justice of the Peace or Public Notary; or staff of an Australian Embassy, High Commission or Consulate. Please note: Your application will not be processed if any details are not provided. Declaration and signature I declare the information I have supplied on this form is, to the best of my understanding and belief, complete and correct. I understand that giving false or incomplete information may lead to my application being refused or my enrolment cancelled. I have read and understood the relevant program information in this brochure and/or on the Griffith College website and I have sufficient information about Griffith College to enrol. I understand that the pathway may lead to future studies at Griffith University, subject to Griffith University’s entry requirements. I understand that if I have applied through an approved Griffith College or Griffith University agent, all correspondence relating to my application will be forwarded to that agent. I understand that Griffith College fees may increase. I accept liability for payment of all fees as explained in the Griffith College brochure, and I agree to abide by the Refund Policy. I have understood and I accept the Conditions of Enrolment. I understand that Griffith College may, by written notice, vary its conditions as may be necessary to comply with any law or regulation, or amendment of any law or regulation, of the Commonwealth of Australia or the State of Queensland. I give permission for Griffith College and Griffith University to obtain official records from an educational institution attended by me, and to supply my contact details and any relevant official records to educational institutions I am eligible to gain admission to. I authorise Griffith College to provide my personal information, including my contact details and enrolment details, to third parties in accordance with Griffith College’s Privacy Policy. These third parties include Griffith College representatives (agents) acting on my behalf; Griffith University (to facilitate progression from Griffith College to the next stage of my studies); and Navitas Limited and its affiliates (to communicate regarding pathways and services offered by Navitas Limited and its related companies). In the event of any suspected breach of my student visa conditions, I authorise Griffith College to provide my personal information, including my contact details and enrolment details, to the Australian Government’s designated authorities, the Tuition Assurance Scheme and the ESOS Assurance Fund Manager. I understand that any conditions concerning an offer of admission will be contained in my letter of offer from Griffith College, which I will be required to read and sign. Privacy Statement Griffith College collects, stores and uses personal information only for the purposes of administering student and prospective student admissions, enrolment, education and articulation to Griffith University, including disclosure to Griffith College representatives (agents) acting on my behalf; Griffith University (to facilitate progression from Griffith College to the next stage of my studies); and Navitas Limited and its affiliates (to communicate regarding pathways and services offered by Navitas Limited and its related companies), my OSHC provider (to facilitate membership and maintain cover), the Australian Government’s designated authorities and the Tuition Protection Scheme Director. For further information, I am aware I can consult the Griffith College Privacy Policy, policy.griffithcollege.edu.au Applicant’s signature: (Must be the same signature as in your passport or official ID) Date: DAY / MONTH / YEAR If you are under 18 years of age, your parent or guardian must also sign this application form. Parent’s/guardian’s signature: Date: DAY / MONTH / YEAR Unsigned applications cannot be processed. Agents may not sign on behalf of the applicant. Postal address for applications Admissions Office Griffith College Griffith University Mount Gravatt Campus 176 Messines Ridge Road Mount Gravatt QLD 4122 Australia T +61 7 3735 6900 F +61 7 3735 6901 E admissions@griffithcollege.edu.au W griffithcollege.edu.au Or through a Griffith College representative Representative’s stamp CRICOS provider codes: Griffith College 01737F; Griffith University 00233E GC150828-1430_0916_AW
  27. 27. 2017 Key dates Trimester 1 Orientation week 20 – 24 February Classes 27 February – 11 June Mid-trimester break 10 – 14 April Trimester 2 Orientation week 19 – 23 June Classes 26 June – 7 October Mid-trimester break 14 – 18 August Trimester 3 Orientation week 16 – 20 October Classes 23 October – 3 February 2018 Mid-trimester break 25 – 29 December Health Care Please note different teaching periods and start dates apply for the Diploma of Health Care only. Trimester 1 Orientation 20 – 24 February Classes 27 February – 27 May Mid-trimester break 10 – 14 April Trimester 2 Orientation 5 – 9 June Classes 13 June – 9 September Mid-trimester break 17 – 21 July Trimester 3 (continuing students only) Classes 25 September – 22 December Mid-trimester break 30 October – 3 November Diploma of Health Care graduates will be eligible for entry to second year of the Bachelor of Nursing in February 2018 upon completion of an intensive course, Effective Nursing Practices, taken in January and February 2018. Contact the College for more details.
  28. 28. ABN: 38 076 195 027; RTO national code: 5300; CRICOS provider codes: Griffith College 01737F; Griffith University 00233E. The information contained in this guide is correct at the time of publication; however, Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (Griffith College) reserves the right to alter, amend or delete details at any time without notice. This guide is provided free of charge. Printed September 2016. GC160211-1148_0916_AW You’re already there. Talk to us For advice and information go to griffithcollege.edu.au Email us griffithcollege@navitas.com Call us Mt Gravatt: +61 7 3735 6900 Gold Coast: +61 7 5552 8500

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