Overview

USQ’s Human Services degree provides you with the knowledge and skills to practice in diverse areas such as child and family welfare, disability support, domestic violence, substance abuse and youth work among others. Our courses give you a strong grounding in theoretical concepts as well as practical skills related to professional ethics, social justice, advocacy, community engagement and case management.

You will also gain real life experience through 420 hours of professional placement with relevant human services agencies when you study the following majors: Counselling, Child and Family Studies, Community Development and Indigenous Studies, and Health and Social Wellbeing.

Explore USQ's Human Services degrees

Human Services

Undergraduate
Bachelor of General Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Health (Honours) Major Human Services
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Bachelor of Human Services Major Child & Family Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Human Services Major Community Development & Indigenous Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Human Services Major Health & Social Wellbeing
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Bachelor of Human Services Major Human Resource Management
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Diploma of Human Services and Development
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Research
Doctor of Philosophy
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Springfield
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Doctor of Professional Studies
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Professional Studies (Research)
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • Online
Campus:
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
  • November
Master of Science (Research) Specialisation Advanced Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July
Master of Science (Research) Specialisation Applied Research
Mode:
  • On-campus
  • External
Campus:
  • Ipswich
  • Toowoomba
Start date:
  • February
  • July

Psychology and Counselling Clinic

Postgraduate students undertaking advanced study in psychology and final semester counselling interns benefit from practicing within USQ Toowoomba and Ipswich's Psychology and Counselling Clinics.
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