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Queensland University of Technology

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Public Health

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 recognize a client’s individual circumstances and underlying barriers to improved health. You may work for government health and human services departments, non-government organizations, community and advocacy groups, and not-for-profit organizations.

Why choose this course?

You will select elective units from key areas of human services and public health practice, including youth services, domestic violence, community nutrition, or general studies in psychology.

This course also offers opportunities for practical placement in local, regional, or overseas locations. These experiences allow you to broaden your skills for employment in a range of local and global environments.

Campus Information

Kelvin Grove

Kelvin Grove campus hosts the faculties of Creative Industries, Education, and Health as well as the QUT International College and the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation.

Intakes

  • Feb

Application Processing Time in Days: 40

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview Call From Institution
10 Days
Provisional/Unconditional Offer
5 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Possible careers

  • Case Manager
  • Child Protection Officer
  • Community Worker
  • Director of Health Programs and Services
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Family Services Officer
  • Government Officer
  • Health Policy Officer
  • Human Services Practitioner
  • International Health Officer
  • Public Health Officer
  • Public Health Program Manager
  • Youth Worker

PSW Opportunity

  • Students who graduate with a Bachelors's degree are eligible for a 2-year work visa. 

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

India

  • Senior/Higher Secondary School Certificate/Pre-University certificate from QUT recognized state education boards with an overall average of 75% in best five academic subjects (2 languages and 3 academic subjects), excluding physical education.
  • Indian School Certificate academic stream awarded by CISCE with an overall average of 60% in the best five academic subjects (two languages and three academic subjects), excluding physical education.
  • All India Senior School Certificate academic stream awarded by CBSE with an overall average of 60% in the best five academic subjects (two languages and three academic subjects), excluding physical education.

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them. Some of these requirements have associated costs.

Blue card: You must undergo a criminal history check for working with children and be issued with a suitability card (blue card) before commencing clinical placement/practicum in an organization where they may work with children or young people.

The processing of your application may take several months so you must submit your blue card application to HiQ as early as possible to ensure you have your card before you begin any unit that requires contact with children. There is no charge for student blue cards. Students who already have a blue card must register it with QUT.