Federation University Australia

Bachelor of Community and Human Services

Federation University Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00103D

Provide support and assistance to a range of individuals, families and communities experiencing family violence, poverty, homelessness, mental health or living with a disability. Subjects include ‘social policy’, ‘social issues and personal values’ and ‘Australian indigenous societies’. Spend time in the industry, putting your skills into practice and experiencing real-life situations. Career opportunities include counselling, social research, youth justice, family and disability support, aged care, community engagement programs and more.


360 credit points over 3 years.


  • Introduction to community and human services, Successful learning at university, The sociological imagination, Interpersonal communication for professional practice, Theories and models for practice, Introduction to first nations perspectives, Theories and practices of group work, Community practice approaches, Reflecting on work in the human services organisations, Field placement, Lifespan human development, Models of case management, Social policy and social change, Critical practice approaches, Counselling for individuals and families, Health and wellbeing in diverse communities
  • Research methods in the social sciences, Applied ethics in contemporary societies.

Standard entry requirements

  • Successful completion of Australian Year 12
  • Or overseas equivalent. International: Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.5, with no bands less than 6.5, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $74,400 Yes
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Gippsland (Churchill) International: $74,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $74,400 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years

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