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Bachelor of Human Services (Honours) (Human Resource Management)

Summary
Bachelor of Human Services (Honours) Major Human Resource Management (BHSH)

Study Mode
  • On-campus
  • External

Start
  • Semester 1 (February)
  • Semester 2 (July)

Number of Units
  • 32 units

Duration
  • 4 years or part-time equivalent

Campus
  • Toowoomba

View USQ Handbook
Program Information Set

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.

Professional accreditation

The Bachelor of Human Services (Honours) is seeking 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
8
Total 32

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

How much will it cost?

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

Study Mode Cost
Commonwealth supported AUD 6344
Domestic full fee paying AUD 18980

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.

1 These are indicative annual fees for 2017 and costs will vary depending on the actual courses selected during your study. Fees may also vary from year to year as they are reviewed annually.

13/71
OP/Rank
This is the 2017 OP / Rank for this program.
Bonus points may help you get into the program of your choice by increasing your OP/Rank. The bonus points don’t apply to all applicants or all programs. Please read the information on USQ’s Admissions Bonus Schemes carefully to find out what you may be eligible for.

Entry Requirements

  • 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.

Alternate pathways

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

QTAC codes

Mode Codes
External 906815
Ipswich 936811
Toowoomba 906811

Closing dates

Applying directly to USQ:

  • Semester 1, 2018 - applications close Monday 19 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 26 February 2018.
  • Semester 2, 2018 - applications close Monday 2 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 16 July 2018.

Credit for previous study or work experience

You may be eligible for credit 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.