Diploma of Social and Psychological Science/Bachelor of Human Services
Griffith College - Gold Coast/Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This program focuses on the political, social, cultural, and economic aspects of human service organisations and the provision of human services throughout Australia. Guided by experts with links to the health sector, students learn – through hands-on experience – how to improve the social, economic, personal and communal wellbeing for individuals in need. In the higher education diploma year, students develop fundamental academic skills and cement their knowledge in foundation subjects and core concepts. On successful completion, students progress into the Griffith University Bachelor of Human Services with credit. For more course information, visit Diploma of Social and Psychological Science and Bachelor of Human Services at Griffith University.


Students must meet all professional practice requirements. For more information, visit the Griffith University Placement Support Hub.

Fee notes

Fees for the Diploma programs are subject to change each year. Please refer to Griffith College tuition fees published for each program and can be found at https://www.griffithcollege.edu.au/study-options/. To calculate your degree fees use the Fee Calculator at http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees


Applicant must have completed Year 12 or equivalent

Assumed knowledge

English (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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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, 2024

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Contact the institution for information.

Career opportunities

Upon completion of the bachelor: addiction counselling; career counselling; correctional counselling; domestic violence counselling; family and relationship counselling; telephone/internet counselling.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

3 Oct 2024
9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Level of Qualification
Study Area
Humanities and social sciences, Health and Recreation
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

3 years Full time or 6 years Part time

Gold Coast