University of New England UNE

Bachelor of Community Services

University of New England UNE

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00003G

At the heart of community services is a desire to help people – to promote social justice and inclusion, and enable people to flourish. UNE's flexibly delivered Bachelor of Community Services will enable you to develop the skills to empower individuals, marginalised groups and communities in complex and rapidly-changing community and health settings.This course integrates real world practice and contextual knowledge with an understanding of the theories and methods underpinning the effective practice of community services, as well as policy issues, and legal and ethical responsibilities that guide this practice.


144 credit points (equivalent to 24 standard units) including core units, fieldwork placement and an approved minor.


  • Aboriginal community care
  • Aged care
  • Children and young people
  • Disability
  • Mental health
  • Criminal corrections.

Standard entry requirements

Entry is based on recent secondary (ATAR), higher education (GPA), VET study, or work experience. English language requirements must also be met.


The Bachelor of Community Services is accredited with the Australian Community Workers Association.

Study pathways

Students may be eligible for credit (advanced standing) for previously completed studies. An exit pathway is available for eligible students.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Campus
  • ATAR: 72.55
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 3 years

Further information

This course requires a total of 400 hours field experience.

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