Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Human Services / Bachelor of Public Health

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

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

An understanding of how social, cultural and economic factors can influence the health of individuals and communities is central to public health practice. Applying this knowledge in a human services role allows graduates to develop and deliver support programs that recognise a client’s individual circumstances and underlying barriers to improved health. You may work for government health and human services departments, non-government organisations, community and advocacy groups, and not-for-profit organisations.


384 credit points.


  • Human Services
  • Public Health

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English, or Literature, or English and Literature Extension, or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 & 4, C)


This course is accredited by the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA) and graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the ACWA. In addition, graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Public Health Association of Australia and the Australian Health Promotion 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: $143,600
  • ATAR: 70
  • Full-time : 4 years

Further information

Blue Card and 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 students. 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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