Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
In this program, students complete the requirements for the award of two separate degrees in 4 years. The human services component provides knowledge, values, ethics and skills for professional practice in human services. The justice component involves the study of criminology, ethics, crime prevention, policy making, and investigations.
384 credit points. Bachelor of Human Services: 192 credit points. Bachelor of Justice: 8 core units and 8 units from Study Area A. Students can choose a major in Criminology and Policing or Policy and Governance.
- 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 entitled to apply for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).
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.
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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.