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Bachelor of Human Services
University of Southern Queensland - Ipswich

Course outline

Studying this program gives students the knowledge to execute their passion for people and gain insight into the key issues facing the community sector. Students develop global perspectives on social justice and human rights as well as a solid understanding of the environmental, economic, and social contexts in counselling and welfare. For more program information, visit Bachelor of Human Services at USQ.


Toowoomba: community development and Indigenous studies; human resource management. Ipswich and External: child and family studies; counselling; community development and Indigenous studies; health and social wellbeing; human resource management.

Other requirements

Students must obtain a Blue Card and Australian Federal Police Criminal History Check Certificate; refer to institution. Practical and/or clinical experience is undertaken as part of this program.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for the University of Southern Queensland and for this course, refer to USQ’s website.

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

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Career opportunities

Community organisations as community development worker, counsellor, welfare worker, support worker.


On completion of residential school requirements: Psychotherapy and Counselling Association of Australia; refer to institution.

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Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
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Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 7 years Part time

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