Bachelor of Human Services (BHMS) (Health and Social Wellbeing) (Bachelor Degree)

University of Southern Queensland Australia

Cricos: 00244B

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The award
Bachelor Degree

How long you will study
3 years

Domestic course fees
AUD 18630 per year

How you will study

Course starts
find out

International course fees
AUD 22410 per year

All study options

About Bachelor of Human Services (BHMS) (Health and Social Wellbeing) at University of Southern Queensland

Become a disability and health care worker of the future

Are you interested in the wellbeing of others and a role within government, community or health and social care organisations? With a Bachelor of Human Services (Health and Wellbeing) from USQ you will acquire knowledge and skills to organise services and case manage people with a disability or the healthy older person. Your studies will look at assessment and support strategies to assist people to maintain independence and quality of life.

This program will explore a variety of best practice methods to ensure individuals sustain a quality of life at home or in the community. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of social wellbeing, disability care, healthy ageing, assessment of individuals and families, counselling and provision of services.

Practical experience

You will gain valuable experience in the areas of disability, rehabilitation and healthy ageing by completing 400 hours of professional experience placements. Students will be required to provide the following to USQ.

  • a current Australian Federal Police Criminal History Check Certificate
  • a current Blue Card from the Queensland Government Commission for Children and Young People and Young Guardian.

Career outcomes

As a graduate of this degree you will possess skills in assessment, rehabilitation, case management and organising services as well as leadership and entrepreneurship. You will be well-equipped to be a leader within the health care sector to meet future demands and requirements following the implementation of Australia's National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Professional accreditation

USQ is currently applying for accreditation with the Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA).

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBachelor DegreeHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course starts find outDomestic course feesAUD 18630 per yearInternational course feesAUD 22410 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Southern Queensland to find course entry requirements.

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