Federation University Australia

Graduate Certificate in Social and Community Services

Federation University Australia

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

Further develop your knowledge and skills in social and community services to explore contemporar y issues in global and Australian contexts. This specialistcourse will prepare you to provide expert advice on a broad range of human services settings to government and non-government organisations. This courseis also a pathway to the Master of Social Work (Qualifying).


60 credit points over 6 months.


  • Health and behaviour change, Theoretical models for practice: assessment and intervention
  • Historical and contemporary issues in social welfare, Ethics for professional practice.

Standard entry requirements

Completed a Bachelor’s Degree AQF Level 7 in any discipline, or completed a Diploma or Associate Degree qualification in a related discipline and a minimum of three years full-time professional experience in the related community and human service fields, such as disability studies, community development, youth work, child protection, family violence, homelessness, housing, humanitarian organisations.Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.5, with no band less than 6.5, or equivalent.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Berwick International: $13,300 Yes
  • Flexible Delivery : 0.5 years
Mount Helen (Ballarat) International: $13,300 No
  • Flexible Delivery : 0.5 years
Online International: $13,300 No
  • Flexible Delivery : 0.5 years

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