Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Human Services / Bachelor of Justice

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

Combine human services and justice for careers in policy development, child and family services, Indigenous community work, customs services or criminology research. Justice and human services combines two closely associated areas to offer a concentrated focus on community, support services and the justice system. You will have the opportunity to explore child and family services, disability services, services to young people, and Indigenous health. You can choose either policy and politics or criminology and policing as the major in the justice degree. More than 500 hours of placement are available in local, regional and overseas locations. During these placements, you will further develop your assessment and intervention skills and your own practice framework. There are also a number of opportunities for a placement in the justice fields. This course has a strong focus on contemporary social issues and will develop skills in casework and case management, social policy processes, group and team practice skills, advanced communication, community work, and understanding families and relationships.


384 credit points.


  • Criminology and policing
  • Human services
  • Policy and politics

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).


Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association.

Study pathways

Pathways to postgraduate degrees are available. Students may be able to apply for advanced standing for part of their course, on the basis of completed or partially completed studies, and other assessable learning outcomes. QUT advanced standing rules apply.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Kelvin Grove International: $134,800
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Students require current Blue Card and may need Hepatitis B vaccination before 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.

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