Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Human Services)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Program Description

Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Human Services)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Ready to take the next step in your health career?

USQ’s Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Human Services) provides you with an ideal platform to expand and develop knowledge within Human Services. You will learn research techniques and apply them to the area in the health sector you’re most passionate about.

Under the guidance of our leading researchers, you will be responsible for planning and executing a relevant research project, emerging from the Bachelor of Health (Honours) (Human Services) with refined research skills, as well as specialist knowledge in Human Services.

Why Human Services?

Are you passionate about working with people? Do you want to make a difference to the well-being of people and communities? Undertake a research project within the Human Services major and make a difference by applying your new-found research skills to areas such as health and social well-being, children and family or Indigenous studies and communities.

Further study

Once you’ve completed the Bachelor of Health (Honours) you can choose to embark on a further study with USQ’s Master of Health, Master of Science (Research), Doctor of Health or Doctor of Philosophy.

Career outcomes

You will have a specialized understanding of a topic in your chosen field, which could lead to career opportunities in the health sector. You will also acquire advanced research skills which could lead to research career opportunities in the health sector.

Program structure

Courses to be studied

  • Core courses (7 units)
  • plus 1 x approved course

How much will it cost?

Approximate annual costs for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:

Study Mode/ Cost

  • Commonwealth supported: AUD 9352
  • Domestic full fee paying: AUD 22605

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allow you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level.

You may also be eligible to receive financial support from Centrelink.

Scholarships and financial assistance

You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Health or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.

English Language Requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.

If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

How to apply

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Monday 18 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 25 February 2019.
  • Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.

If you are applying via QTAC, you will need to check the QTAC closing dates.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated August 2, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is
Online
Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Feb. 25, 2019
July 15, 2019
Duration
Duration
1 year
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
22,605 AUD
Domestic full fee paying
Information
Deadline
Feb. 18, 2019
Locations
Australia - Australia Online
Start date : Feb. 25, 2019
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
Start date : July 15, 2019
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Springfield, Queensland
Start date : Feb. 25, 2019
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
Start date : July 15, 2019
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Toowoomba, Queensland
Start date : Feb. 25, 2019
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
Start date : July 15, 2019
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info
Dates
Feb. 25, 2019
Australia - Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Springfield, Queensland
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Australia Online
Application deadline Feb. 18, 2019
End date Request Info
July 15, 2019
Australia - Toowoomba, Queensland
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Springfield, Queensland
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info
Australia - Australia Online
Application deadline July 1, 2019
End date Request Info