Graduate Certificate in Human Services

includes:

Graduate Certificate in Human Services

Awards

The course includes the following awards:

Graduate Certificate in Human Services GradCertHumanServ

Availability

Graduate Certificate in Human Services (1307HS)

Online - Wagga Wagga

Availability is subject to change, please verify prior to enrolment.

Normal Course Duration

Graduate Certificate in Human Services

Full-time: 0.5 years (or part-time equivalent)

Course duration is the effective time taken to complete a course when studied full-time (full-time equivalent duration). Students are advised to consult the Enrolment Pattern to determine length of study. Not all courses are offered in full-time mode.

Admission Criteria

CSU Admission Policy

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Human Services must meet the following requirements:

Completed Bachelor (or AQF equivalent) in human services, social work, social welfare, social sciences, nursing, health or related areas;
OR
A completed Bachelor (or AQF equivalent), needing to complete pre-requisite subjects, for the purpose of applying to the Master of Social Work (Professional Qualifying) degree at the Course Director's direction;
OR
Five years full time (or equivalent) relevant work experience in Human Services.

English Language Proficiency
Standard English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements. Refer to http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/english-language for the specific requirements. This will apply to both domestic and international applicants. Offer may be conditional on ELP but applicants will be required to provide evidence of meeting these requirements before the start of studies.

Credit

CSU Credit Policy

No special arrangements apply - on the determination of the Course Director..

Graduation Requirement

To graduate students must satisfactorily complete 32 points.

Course Structure

To graduate from this program students must satisfactorily complete 32 points of study. The course consists of

  • 2 core subjects and
  • 2 restricted elective subjects

Two Core Subjects
HCS409 Social Welfare in Human Services
PSY482 Psychology of Human Development

Choice of 2 restricted electives from the following list:
ETH402 Vulnerability and the Ethics of Intervention
GER402 Ageing Bodies, Ageing Minds
HCS510 Social Work Practice in Mental Health
HCS513 Understanding Children from Adversity
HCS410 Legal Issues in Child and Adolescent Welfare
SOC401 Advanced Social Inequality
SWK504 Human Service Research
WEL407 Child and Adolescent Welfare in Aboriginal Communities
WEL426 Disaster Recovery a Human Services Perspective
WEL523 Contemporary Theories for Case Management

Enrolment Pattern

COMMENCING SESSION 1

Year 1 - Session 1
PSY482 Psychology of Human Development
Restricted elective

Year 1 - Session 2
HCS409 Social Welfare in Human Services
Restricted elective

COMMENCING SESSION 2

Year 1 - Session 2
HCS409 Social Welfare in Human Services
Restricted elective

Year 1 - Session 1
PSY482 Psychology of Human Development
Restricted elective

Contact

For further information about courses and subjects outlined in the CSU handbook please contact:

Current students

Future students

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: September 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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