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Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Human Services

Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Human Services (BHEH)

Entry requirements
Study mode
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Duration
  • 1 year(s) (or part-time equivalent)
Start date
  • February
  • July
Note: This degree is only available to international on-campus students at USQ Toowoomba.

Overview

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

Further study

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

Career outcomes

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

Entry requirements

  • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent, in health or a related discipline, with a minimum GPA of 5.0.
  • Applicants need both supervisory and honours committee approval prior to enrolment.

English language requirements

You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

Recognition of prior learning or work experience

You may be eligible for recognition of prior learning 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.

Pathways

If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

If you identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent you may be eligible to enter the Indigenous Higher Education (IHEPP) program.

Degree structure

To complete this degree students must complete 8 units. Most courses (similar to ‘subjects’) are valued at 1 unit. To study full-time you would usually complete 4 units per semester.

Courses to be studied Units
Core courses 7
1 x approved course 1
Total 8

Refer to the USQ Handbook for courses to be studied and recommended enrolment patterns.

Fees and scholarships

Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this degree are:

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported

The Federal Government contributes to the cost of your course and you need to pay a student contribution.

AUD 9527
Domestic full fee paying

You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

AUD 23000

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2020. 

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

Loan to help you pay your fees

You may not have to pay your course (subject) fees upfront. HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP allows you to defer your fees until your income reaches a certain level. Find out if you are eligible for HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP.

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

Scholarships

At USQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

How to apply

Complete your online application directly to USQ.

The closing dates for applying directly to USQ are:

  • Semester 1, 2021 - applications close Monday 22 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 22 February, 2021.
  • Semester 2, 2021 - applications close Monday 12 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 12 July, 2021.

More information on applying key dates is available.

Further information

Discover further information on applying to study at USQ that is relevant to you.

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