Bachelor of Human Services
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

You will develop the skills and knowledge necessary to build a successful career in many different areas of human services, social justice and community welfare. You will gain exposure to the theory and values base of human services practice while developing practical skills to ensure your success. You’ll extend your understanding of the nature of contemporary society, individual, family and community behaviour; critically analyse social problems, and learn about social welfare arrangements in Australia. You complete two field education placements (with a combined total of 500 hours, which are designed to meet the requirements of the Queensland Department of Communities and Child Safety Services. For more information, visit Bachelor of Human Services at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Note

This program includes compulsory placements in settings that require full COVID-19 vaccination.

Other requirements

Students are required to complete two field education placements at approved agencies. A criminal history check and Suitability Card are required; refer to institution. The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

<5*

<5*

<5*

Notes

* “<5" – indicates less than 5 ATAR/Selection Rank based offers were made

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

5

<5*

<5*

<5*

0

<5*

<5*

12

Percentage of all students

41.7%

<5*

<5*

<5*

0.0%

<5*

<5*

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5

Career opportunities

Case manager, community development worker, family support worker, youth worker, disability services worker, child safety officer, community corrections officer.

Membership

Australian Community Workers Association.

Course Code
011121
Start Date

Offer rounds
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Fee
CSP/$11320 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast