Bachelor of Human Services (Honours) (Human Resource Management)
Understanding communities, organisations and people
In USQ’s Bachelor of Human Services (Human Resource Management) your learning will focus on organisational structures and processes including community development and welfare.
You will learn about key aspects of human resource management including staffing and remuneration, workplace health and safety, employment relations, management and performance, organisational structure, people development and leading organisational change, ready to make an impact in the human services industry.
The Honours component of this degree involves completing a research project on a topic of choice under the supervision of a staff member. The Honours program can also provide further exposure and industry experience, preparing you for an exciting career in the human services industry.
This degree has provisional accreditation with the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).
As a graduate of this degree you will have a solid foundation of human resource management to enjoy a career in industries, community organisations, industrial relations consultants, and union and employer associations. Positions can include human resources managers, directors, organisational development directors, and safety and welfare co-ordinators.
|Courses to be studied||Units|
|14 x core courses||16|
|plus 1 x 8-unit Human Resource Management major||8|
|plus a second 8-unit major
or 2 x 4-unit minors
or 1 x 4-unit minor plus 4 x approved courses
or 8 x approved courses
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for your first year of study (8 units) in this program are:
|Commonwealth supported||AUD 6560|
|Domestic full fee paying||AUD 20000|
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.
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.
The lowest OP/unadjusted Rank* to which an offer was made is 16/64. OP/Ranks based upon all offers made in Semester 1, 2018.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4, SA) or equivalent
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.
A number of other pathways are also available if you haven't been able to study previously or don't meet the requirements for entry into your program of interest.
How to apply
Applying directly to USQ:
- Semester 1, 2019 - applications close Friday 1 March, 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.