Students are introduced to key professional areas providing support to personal and community wellbeing, including counselling, psychology, social work and various human services areas. This program familiarises students with the key social and political agendas that shape this complex human services landscape and introduce the roles, responsibilities, skills, aptitudes, attributes, values and capabilities needed to successfully navigate the complex field of social service. Social and human services are about making a difference in the lives of others. This diploma is an identified pathway into the following UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast degree programs: Bachelor of Counselling; Bachelor of Human Services; Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology); and Bachelor of Social Work. On successful completion of the diploma, students are eligible for entry into, and receive 96 units of credit towards, their selected pathway degree. For more information, visit Diploma in Social and Human Services at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.
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.
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.
Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years; No prior study
Applicants who have already completed a higher education qualification (AQF Level 5 or above or equivalent), excluding VET sector diplomas, are not eligible for entry into this program.
For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.
As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2022 information is not available.
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.
No reportable data.
1 year Full time or 2 years Part time