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Bachelor of Human Services/Bachelor of Business

Combine human services with business for careers in areas such as staff recruitment and management or promotion of community service programs.
Australia and New Zealand International
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Guide to entry thresholds

OP
9
Selection rank
81
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Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
Campus
Gardens Point
Kelvin Grove
Duration
4 years full-time
4 years full-time
Entry
February
February
QTAC code
409022
CRICOS
088346B

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

 

Why choose this course?

Our double degree in human services and business will prepare you for work with organisations that provide public, non-government and private services such as child and family, disability support and health services. In the business component, you may choose a major in accountancy, advertising, economics, finance, human resource management, international business, management, marketing or public relations.

This course has a strong focus on contemporary social issues. You will develop skills in casework and case management, social policy processes, group and team practice skills, advanced communication, community work, and understanding families and relationships. You will complete over 500 hours of human services placement during this course, meaning you'll gain the hands-on experience you need to build a successful career. During placement, you will further develop your assessment and intervention skills and develop your own practice framework.

Highlights

  • Specialise in both human services and business to prepare for employment in organisations that provide support to individuals, families, and communities who are experiencing social or economic adversity.
  • Choose from nine business majors to develop knowledege in competitive tendering, marketing, project management, human resources, accounting and management of budgets.
  • 500 hours of human services placement including opportunities for overseas placements. 

Highlights

  • Specialise in both human services and business to prepare for employment in organisations that provide support to individuals, families, and communities who are experiencing social or economic adversity.
  • Choose from nine business majors to develop knowledege in competitive tendering, marketing, project management, human resources, accounting and management of budgets.
  • 500 hours of human services placement including opportunities for overseas placements. 

What to expect

Through a number of diverse and rewarding roles, human services practitioners provide support to individuals, families and communities who are experiencing social or economic adversity. They may work directly with clients providing counselling support or advocating on their behalf, manage the delivery of services and support through agencies such as Centrelink, develop and administer programs, or work for government in the development and implementation of new policies and programs.

Career outcomes

Career outcomes

In an age of competitive tendering, outsourcing and consumer choice, a double degree in human services and business gives you the knowledge and skills you need to work effectively across public and private spheres to progress to management positions in human service organisations. Tasks undertaken by managers in human service organisations include recruiting and managing staff, marketing and promoting programs and services, and preparing and managing budgets, contracts and tenders.

Human services graduates generally work with communities and non-government agencies as case managers, counsellors, policy development officers, project managers, community development officers, welfare officers, youth workers, child protection officers and family service professionals.

Opportunities also exist for graduates to work in aid, development, not-for-profit and human rights agencies in Australia and internationally.

Professional recognition

Graduates are eligible to apply for membership of the Australian Community Workers Association.

You may be eligible for membership of a number of other professional bodies depending on your business major and unit selection.

Possible careers

  • Business Development Officer
  • Case Manager
  • Child Protection Officer
  • Community Corrections Officer
  • Community Education Officer
  • Director of Health Programs and Services
  • Disability Services Worker
  • Family Services Officer
  • Health Policy Officer
  • Health Promotion Officer
  • Health Services Manager
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Services Practitioner
  • Marketing Officer/Manager
  • Youth Worker

Requirements

OP 9
Rank 81

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

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Course code
IX42
QTAC code
409022
CRICOS code
088346B
Campus
  • Kelvin Grove
  • Gardens Point
Duration
  • 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
Entry
  • February
  • February
OP Guarantee
Yes

Assumed knowledge

Before you start this course we assume you have sound knowledge in these areas:

  • English

Maths A, B or C for accountancy, economics, finance and marketing study areas. We assume that you have knowledge equivalent to four semesters at high school level (Years 11 and 12) with sound achievement (4, SA).

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Guaranteed entry

If you receive an adjusted OP 1-5 (or equivalent selection rank), you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Offers we made to school leavers in Semester 1, 2018

The scores listed in the tables below reflect the offers that were made to recent school leavers. If you are not a school leaver, take a look at the entry thresholds box at the top of this page to see the lowest adjusted scores required overall to receive an offer.

Excluding adjustments Including adjustments
OP Selection rank OP Selection rank
* "<5" - indicates less than 5 OP- based offers were made
Highest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP <5*
Selection rank <5*
OP <5*
Selection rank 93
Median OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP 6
Selection rank <5*
OP 6
Selection rank <5*
Lowest OP/selection rank to receive an offer
OP <5*
Selection rank <5*
OP <5*
Selection rank <5*

You can find out more about your fellow students’ backgrounds with this course’s student profile.

Minimum academic requirements

I completed my studies outside of Australia

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this course.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

I completed secondary school in Australia

Guide to entry thresholds

These thresholds are the lowest adjusted scores to which QUT made an offer in Semester 1, 2018.

OP
9
Rank
81
Did you get an OP 1-5?

If you completed secondary school in Australia and received an OP 1-5 or equivalent, and you meet the course prerequisites, you are guaranteed an offer for this course in the January offer round

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. You must provide your Cambridge English Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
6.5 6 6 6 6
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT. Please assign your test to QUT in your Pearson profile.
58 50 50 50 50
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken within 2 years of commencement at QUT.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Course requirements

There are requirements that you will need to meet as a student in this course. You will need to identify these requirements and ensure you allow sufficient time to meet them. Some of these requirements have associated costs.

Blue card: You must undergo a criminal history check for working with children and be issued with a suitability card (blue card) before commencing clinical placement/practicum in an organisation where they may work with children or young people.

The processing of your application may take several months so you must submit your blue card application to HiQ as early as possible to ensure you have your card before you begin any unit that requires contact with children. There is no charge for student blue cards. Students who already have a blue card must register it with QUT.

Information is available from the Additional course requirements and costs website.

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2019

2019: CSP $8,500 per year full-time (96 credit points)

2019

2019: $30,200 per year full-time (96 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Academic)

A scholarship for future undergraduate students who want to study in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Academic performance

Equity scholarships scheme

A scholarship for low-income students studying in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Struggling financially

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship (Elite Athlete)

A scholarship for future undergraduate students who want to study in any faculty.

Scholarship eligibility
Sporting excellence

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