|Entry Requirements||Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent); English language proficiency requirements apply|
|Assumed Knowledge||English – SA (QCAA) (or equivalent)|
|Mode||On Campus, Mixed Mode|
|Starting Semesters||1 & 2|
The Bachelor of Human Services is a three-year course (full time equivalent) and is available on both a full time and part time basis. The course is designed to provide students with broad and coherent knowledge and skills for professional work and future learning in human service discipline areas.
The Bachelor of Human Services was formerly known as the Bachelor of Applied Social Science (SS17).
Broadly speaking, the Bachelor of Human Services reflects a desire to engage meaningfully and positively with the important questions of human experience, to the development of the individual, to the improvement of society and to the development of skills and understandings in the area of people helping. Specifically, the course has emphases in theoretical understanding of, and practical skills working with, diverse groups of human beings and the issues they face in modern society, and of the roles and skills required of those working in contemporary human service contexts. The Bachelor of Human Services also serves as preparation for students to engage in further studies at the postgraduate level.
The Bachelor of Human Services comprises a program of core and elective units. The first year of the course (full time equivalent) comprises a program of core units that introduces students to concepts regarding Christian worldview, the skills and processes required for academic and professional communication within a higher education context, and foundational knowledge and understanding associated with human services. The second and third years of the course (full time equivalent) comprise further core units and the opportunity for students to undertake a specialisation within a particular discipline area. The areas from which students may undertake a specialisation are: