Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This double degree program in human services and business will prepare students for work in human service organisations that provide public, non-government and private services such as child and family, disability support and health services. Students may specialise in child and family services, disability services or services for young people. In the business degree, students can choose from accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, financial planning, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations as a major.
- 384 credit points
- The structure of the Human Services component consists of 120 credit points of core human services studies, 48 credit points of professional practice studies and 24 credit points of human services elective studies. The structure of the Business component consists of at least 72 credit points of business core units and a major of up to 120 credit points, depending on the major selected
- Financial planning
- Human resource management
- Human services
- International business
- Public relations
Standard entry requirements
- Year 12 or equivalent
- Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)
- And for Accountancy, Economics, Finance, Financial planning and Marketing majors, General Mathematics, or Mathematical Methods, or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 & 4, C).
Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association. Subject to choice of Business major and units: CPA Australia; Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and Institute of Public Accountants. Account Planning Group Australia, the Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association, the Australian Direct Marketing Association, the Communications Council, Youngbloods and nGen. Economics Society of Australia. Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Australian Human Resources Institute, Society of Human Resource Management (USA), Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Training and Development. Australian Institute of Export, the Logistics Association of Australia and the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply. Australian Marketing Institute, the Market Research Society of Australia, the Australian Institute of Management, the American Marketing Association, Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Australian Institute of Export. Public Relations Institute of Australia. Financial Planning Association.
Students may be able to claim credit for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes.
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Students require a current Blue Card and may require Hepatitis B vaccination prior to commencing the placement components in this course. Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps, Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Rubella, Tetanus and Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations are mandatory for all students attending a Queensland Health facility for placement. Hepatitis A, Influenza and Poliomyelitis are highly recommended for all Health students. QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for commencing and continuing students. Individual faculties also offer support through prizes, awards and bursaries that reward and encourage student effort through the generous support of individuals, industry and government sponsors. Our offer guarantee can give you peace of mind about your study choices. If you receive an ATAR or selection rank equal to or higher than the offer guarantee, you are guaranteed a place in the course regardless of the threshold. This means that when you know your ATAR or selection rank you can check your eligibility for a QUT course before receiving an offer. You still need to lodge a QTAC application by the closing date. A small number of courses do not participate in the offer guarantee scheme.