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Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Griffith University - Distance ed

Course outline

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 have the opportunity to use this knowledge to carry out supervised practice in a professional human services setting in your final year placement. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at GU.

Note

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 five days of compulsory face-to-face intensive study at the Gold Coast campus, and up to 10 days of additional face-to-face intensive study throughout the program.

Fee notes

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.

Other requirements

Students must undertake placements. A Griffith University placement officer will help find suitable local placements, however, this cannot always be guaranteed. Some placements may be outside the Brisbane metropolitan/Gold Coast area including northern New South Wales and (by negotiation) interstate. Distance education students should be aware that if they live in remote or rural areas, they may be expected to travel to professional placements that may incur accommodation and living expenses. For further information, visit Fit for Professional Practice on the Griffith University website.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

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.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021
67.00
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2021

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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, 2021

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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

N/P#

<5*

<5*

0

0

0

0

8

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

<5*

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

You’ll be prepared to work in areas such as welfare services, family support, mental health services, correctional services, policy development and research, rehabilitation services, women’s services, and youth work. You’ll also find opportunities in policing and security, probation and parole, child protection, crime analysis, courts and justice services and crime prevention regulatory agencies.

Membership

Bachelor of Human Services graduates are eligible to apply for registration with the Australian Community Workers Association subject to meeting any additional requirements.

Course Code
276015
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Fee
CSP/$14000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Health and Recreation, Law
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Brisbane
 
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