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.

Structure

360 credit points over 3 years.

Subjects

  • 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. Academic IELTS with an Overall score of 6.5, or equivalent.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Mount Helen (Ballarat)
Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time
Berwick
Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time
Gippsland (Churchill)
Yes
  • Online/Off-campus
  • Flexible Delivery : 3 years
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Enquire about this course
You must agree before submitting.

Become a member

Already a member? Login Forgot password?

Join the conversation