This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

Half Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2011

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Social & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Human Services.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field OR post secondary study and work experience in a community or people related field. Child Protection requires training in interpersonal skills.

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2011:

Indicative program fee 2011: AUD$ 6850

Actual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Social Work and Human Services

Email: swahs@social.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 2068

Duration

Half Year full-time

Commencing 2011

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

8

Faculty

Social & Behavioural Sciences

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Human Services.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field OR post secondary study and work experience in a community or people related field. Child Protection requires training in interpersonal skills.

CRICOS Code: 058540D

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy). View the English proficiency policy.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 9525

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Graduate Certificate in Human Services?

The program offers advanced knowledge and skills in human services practice and leadership. Students have the opportunity to select from a broad range of study options in child protection, family therapy studies, social policy analysis and management and leadership. Students may chose to study one of these fields of study in depth. These fields of study equip students with the essential knowledge and expertise for professional practice in a broad range of human services fields.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Human Services.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field OR post secondary study and work experience in a community or people related field. Child Protection requires training in interpersonal skills.

Apply online

Apply online to the Graduate Certificate in Human Services .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in any field OR post secondary study and work experience in a community or people related field. Child Protection requires training in interpersonal skills.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 058540D

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; writing 6 (or comparable English language proficiency as per University policy). View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2011:

Indicative program fee 2011: AUD$ 6850

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative program fee: AUD$ 9525

A student's actual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of major and electives. The University reviews fees annually.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2011 Fee Rules.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Human Services

To complete the Graduate Certificate in Human Services, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #8 from the MHumanServ List. #8 is the minimum requirement for an approved field. Refer to the GCHumanServ Rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Certificate in Human Services.

Program Rules for the Graduate Certificate in Human Services