Graduate Certificate in Human Services

Griffith University

This program will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be an effective human services professional. Students will complete three core courses and a specialist elective course in one of the following areas: Childhood Studies, Community and Youth Work, Disability Studies, and Social Gerontology. Students will study alongside people from a range of disciplines, which will help them learn and understand how different professions can contribute to improving the quality of people's lives. They will explore contemporary issues, and learn about the latest theory and practice that can be applied to a broad range of human service settings, including government and non-government welfare organisations and community groups.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,250
International: $14,500

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor degree; or Certificate IV VET/TAFE qualification in a related discipline and minimum one year full-time professional experience in disability, rehabilitation or related human services fields; or minimum of three years full-time professional experience in a related human services field and can demonstrate the ability to undertake graduate study through a discussion with the Program Director and provision of curriculum vitae and an employers reference.


40 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Childhood studies; Community and youth work; Disability studies; Social gerontology


Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA); Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG)

Who for:

Students who wish to obtain specialist human services training

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Online No info Full time 0.5 years
Online No info Part time 1 years
Logan No info Yes Part time 1 year
Logan No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
Logan No info Yes Online
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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