In this double degree, you’ll develop an understanding of the vital importance of human services within Australia’s legal and social systems. You’ll be prepared for work in areas such as community development, welfare services and correctional services. You’ll learn from the latest research and from experts with strong links to the health sector, government and community. You’ll receive plenty of hands-on experience in your final year of study. Within a genuine human services environment, you’ll put theory into practice in a supervised setting. This experience will enhance your skills in the workplace and get you ready to graduate job-ready. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at GU.
Human services courses are conducted at Logan and Gold Coast, criminal justice courses are conducted at Mt Gravatt and Gold Coast, and all courses are also available online. Distance education students must be available to attend 10 days of compulsory face-to-face intensive study at the Gold Coast campus, and up to five days of additional face-to-face intensive study throughout the program.
This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.
In this program, you will spend 400 hours (four days per week) in the work/professional environment during trimester six of the full-time program or equivalent. Placements may be outside of the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including Northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate or overseas. For further information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.
For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements
Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C); Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.
Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.
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
ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors
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.
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
Number of students
Percentage of all students
* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
You may find opportunities in policing and security, intelligence, probation and parole, child protection, crime analysis, courts and justice services, crime prevention and regulatory agencies.
Bachelor of Human Services graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Australian Community Workers Association subject to meeting any additional requirements.
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time