Diploma of Human Services and Development
- CRICOS: 093266D
- Semester 1 (February)
- Semester 2 (July)
- Semester 3 (November)
- 8 units
- 1 years or part-time equivalent
Program Information Set
Influence the welfare of communities
Make a positive difference to the community in which you and others live with USQ’s Diploma of Human Services and Development.
You will study the basic challenges and principles of human rights, mental health, indigenous issues, case management, and human services, as well as examine legal, ethical and social responsibilities that are essential to work in the community development environment.
The eight courses will allow you to gain technical and communication skills to analyse, plan, design, and evaluate approaches to unpredictable problems.
Pathway to further study
This Diploma is a pathway into the Bachelor of Human Services, and with further study you can obtain a professional qualification in either community development, human services, social work or counselling.
How much will it cost?
Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this program:
Scholarships and financial assistance
You may be able to apply for scholarships to help with your study costs.
- Subject pre-requisite: English (4 SA) or equivalent. Find your country's level of qualification and minimum entry requirements for this program.
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.
Pathway programs are also available if you don't meet the English entry requirements mentioned above.
How to apply
USQ accepts applications all year. Semester start dates are:
- Semester 3, 2017 - Monday 13 November 2017.
- Semester 1, 2018 - Monday 26 February 2018.
- Semester 2, 2018 - Monday 16 July 2018.