Torrens University Australia
FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment
3 years full time (2 years accelerated) – part-time options also available
3 intake dates each year – enquire now!
Make a career out of helping people with the Bachelor of Human Services (Disability) from Torrens University Australia.
In this course, you'll develop a solid understanding of the historical, theoretical and philosophical theories that inform our view of disability today, and learn how social theory has influenced modern healthcare and human services policy. Building on that strong academic knowledge, this course offers a capstone research unit in your choice of specialised area, making your study relevant to both your areas of interest and the practical working environment.
You'll build towards a career by studying the governance and economics of human services – opening up potential career paths in management and policy design, and the ability to create real change within the sector.
An option to study this course either on campus or online makes it flexible and accessible for all students, and an accelerated study option means you could graduate within two years of starting your studies.
Meet Jacinta – a Torrens University Australia health student
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the university's minimum entry requirements.
Have completed an Australian secondary education qualification, or equivalent; OR
Torrens University Australia also offers guaranteed entry to students who have achieved at least:
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this human services course, the subjects you may study include:
Torrens Dynamic Online Learning mode means you can study at your own pace. By providing you with on-demand access to course materials and content, you can study when you want, where you want.
Torrens also runs Touch-Point weekend sessions that allow you to hear from industry professionals, chat to lecturers and expand your network.
Torrens students will also have access to Torrens Success Coaches, who will help you align your strengths and learning with your goals. From the moment you are admitted to your course, a Success Coach will be available to help you successfully navigate the educational landscape and build your personal and professional skills.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations:
You can also choose to study this course entirely online.
Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Bachelor of Human Services (Disability) from Torrens University Australia.
You'll be able to pursue employment in a range of different community health, human service and care settings, or may take the skills, perspectives and empathy you develop during your studies into another area.
Wondering where a career in community services could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:
Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan to cover the upfront costs of all or part of your fees.
Torrens also offers a number of scholarships to successful applicants, including the Vice Chancellor Scholarship and the Regional/Remote Access and Indigenous Access Scholarship.
This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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