Griffith University

Bachelor of Human Services

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

You will learn through hands-on experience and from experts with links to the health sector, government and community about how to help a range of people in the community. This includes families in need, younger or older people, and people living with injury or disability.You will learn about how human services are provided throughout Australia and develop a clear understanding of the principles of social justice and empowerment in the sector. In your first year, you will take core subjects. In your second and third years, you will study areas such as welfare, community and family, disability and ageing.You will complete a professional practice placement in your final year.HonoursHonours is available for this degree (through an additional year of study).


  • Case Management for Human Service and Health Professionals
  • Community Practice Approaches
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Counselling Individuals and Families
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Ethics and Professional Practice
  • Field Placement
  • First Peoples and Social Justice
  • Group Facilitation
  • Human Behaviour
  • Human Services Processes
  • Human Services Research
  • Human Services Structures
  • Influencing Policy and Legislation
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Introduction to Social Theory
  • Language and Communication for Health
  • Lifespan Development
  • Social Construction of Welfare
  • Working in Organisations


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $82,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Logan Campus International: $82,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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