University of South Australia (UniSA)

Bachelor of Social Science - Human Services / Bachelor of Arts (MBSR)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

The Bachelor of Social Science (Human Services), Bachelor of Arts double degree prepares students to work as human services professionals. Students develop the skills, knowledge and intercultural expertise to support individuals, families, groups and communities both locally and internationally in the community aid and humanitarian sector. Students also develop diverse knowledge in political, behavioural and social sciences, all within the context of human services, along with skills in research, policy and project management. To complement studies in Human Services, students complete two Arts majors, choosing from Languages; International Relations; Sociology; or Linguistics.


  • 144 units
  • 14 Social Science courses (72 units), 560 hours of supervised field education placement
  • 2 Arts specialisation Majors (36 units each).


  • Social Science
  • Human Services
  • Arts
  • English as an Additional Language
  • French Studies
  • Italian Studies
  • Japanese Studies
  • International Relations
  • Linguistics
  • Sociology.

Standard entry requirements

  • Qualify for South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) with competitive ATAR
  • Or complete secondary education equivalent to SACE
  • Complete International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Complete or partially complete higher education program
  • Complete four Open Universities Australia courses at undergraduate level or above
  • Qualify for special entry
  • Complete an award from a registered training organisation at Diploma level or above
  • Complete a Foundation Studies program
  • And meet any pre-requisite and academic requirements. International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards prior to admission.

Study pathways

Based on academic merit, graduates of this program will be eligible to apply for admission to the one year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) program.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Magill International: $112,000 No

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