Graduate Certificate in Human Services

Program code

3272

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 year full-time
1 year part-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$11,500.00* per year (more)
* 2022 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Related Certificate IV and relevant work experience
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Commencing in

Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3

Next start date

Trimester 2, 2022 (more)

Applications close

Monday, 4 July 2022

About this program

Within a flexible online learning environment you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective human services professional. Human service professionals are concerned with improving the social, economic, personal and communal well-being of people.They seek to promote social inclusion and achieve equity, social justice, interdependence and human rights of people who are adversely affected by social and economic factors.

You will explore contemporary issues and learn about the latest theory and practice that can be applied to a broad range of human service settings, including government and non-government welfare organisations and community groups. You will build upon your existing knowledge base for working with children, families, young people, older people, communities and human service organisations.

This program is informed by the latest research and will suit you if you are looking for specialist human services training or wish to expand your current scope of practice. You will study alongside people from a range of disciplines, which will help you to learn and understand how different professions can contribute to improving the quality of people's lives. It is anticipated that successful completion of the program will give you an edge in a competitive job market.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3272 Graduate Certificate in Human Services (this program) Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
3370 Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies Online Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
5604 Master of Human Services Distance Education Trimester 1, Trimester 2 and Trimester 3
4206 Graduate Diploma of Human Services Distance Education Exit point only

Note 1: The Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies (3370) will be available to commencing students from 2021.

Note 2: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

The Graduate Certificate in Human Services is offered online only.

This program is offered on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time is only available for the Trimester 1 or Trimester 2 intakes.

My career opportunities

This program prepares graduates for practice in a diverse range of human service fields including working with individuals, groups and families, community work, planning and policy development.

There are career opportunities for human service professionals in government and non-government settings including NDIS, health, family law, criminal justice, and children's services.

Pathways to further study

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate in Human Services will be eligible for admission into the Master of Human Services (5604).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Human Services (3272)


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Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information