Griffith College

Gold Coast, Australia

Griffith College is the best study option to improve academic skills and progress straight into  Griffith University degrees.

Located within the Griffith University Southport (Gold Coast) and Mt Gravatt (Brisbane) campuses, our College is embedded within the Griffith University community and offers students a great opportunity for entry to higher education programs, with extra support and services available for each student to succeed.

Our university partner is ranked in the top 2% of universities globally with  a great reputation for research excellence, innovative teaching and learning practices and strong ties to industry.  Griffith University campuses offer world-class facilities and world-class academics who are leaders in providing higher education in the Asia-Pacific region.


Step 1: Choose your program

What are you interested in? Gain valuable skills and kickstart your career with one of the many areas of study available at Griffith College.

Step 2: Check entry requirements

Check the Academic entry requirements and the English entry requirements specific to your chosen program.

If you have studied high school outside of Australia, you may also need to meet English language requirements.

Step 3: Prepare supporting documentation

  • A certified copy of your academic results (both original and English translated versions if applicable)
  • A certified copy of your English test results (if available and applicable) and
  • Some programs may require you to submit a portfolio of work, or audition (see individual program for details)

Applying for Recognition of Prior Learning:

 If you have existing formal qualifications, you may be eligible to receive credit for recognition of prior learning. 

  • To apply for credit for specific courses of study, submit the credit transfer application form along with your supporting evidence prior to enrolling in your courses. Supporting evidence will include certified copies of official academic records, grading scales and course outlines from previous study. For more information regarding credit of courses, please refer to the Recognition of Prior Learning Policy linked at the bottom of this page.

Step 4: Lodge your application

There are two ways you can apply to Griffith College:

  • Directly through our online application form.
  • Through an international agent or provider. It is highly recommended that you apply through an international agent or provider as they can help with your application and visa application. Find your local agent or ask us if you are unsure.

Please ensure you allow enough time for your visa application to be processed, so you arrive in time for Orientation Week (the week prior to your program start).

Step 5: Accept your offer

If you are successful in securing a direct offer with us, congratulations!

Read your offer letter and make sure you meet all conditions stated in the letter, pay the tuition deposit fee, sign the acceptance form, and email it back to us through your student StudyLink account. This will secure your place!

Once you accept your place you will receive emails from Griffith College about enrolment and orientation. Look out for the dates in your inbox.

As Griffith College is committed to getting you straight into Griffith University, here are some facts on why it’s a great choice.

Foundation Program

The Foundation Program is designed for international students who haven’t yet completed their high school education to the Australian Year 12 standard, or equivalent.


Whether you’re a high school leaver, someone returning to education after taking a short or long break, a nearby local or a far-flung international visitor, all our students have one thing in common… a need for speed. In other words, everyone who studies with us wants to see rapid results from their efforts.

Associate Degree

This two-year program leads to the third year of a Griffith University Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management degree.

Masters Qualifying Program

The Masters Qualifying Program is delivered by Griffith College for Griffith University to provide you with the knowledge, values and skills required for successful completion of studies at postgraduate level in Australia.

Once you successfully complete all four courses in the Masters Qualifying Program and meet other relevant entry criteria, you can progress to a Griffith University Masters Program of Study.


Application Fee : $0
Tuition fees (Estimated) :

Undergraduate : $26.000 – $36.000
Postgraduate (Coursework) : $ 25,000 – $35.000
Postgraduate (Research) : $30.000 – $36.000

Campus Life Summary

California State University: San Bernardino is in a suburban setting and has 16,813 undergraduate students. Campus housing costs an average of $12,996 a year. California State University: San Bernardino competes in Intercollegiate, Intramural and NCAA Division II sports.



Average Housing Cost

$12,996 per year

First-Years in College Housing


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Important Dates

Dates are subject to change so confirm important deadlines by visiting the college’s website.


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