Graduate Certificate in Human Services Practice (R5C)

Overview  2019

ATAR

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Duration

Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

Commonwealth Supported places available

This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

Career outcomes

Professional Recognition

The Graduate Certificate Human Services Practice will have value, recognition and status within the context of human service organisations and agencies as a university-based award. It is not an award that will be professionally accredited or regarded as professionally qualifying by an external professional body however.

Course structure

The structure of the Graduate Certificate Human Services Practice will comprise a minimum of two semesters of study in which a total of 50% weighted and scheduled units will be undertaken and completed. This will comprise at least one of the listed two core units plus elective(s) to a total weighting of 50%.

NOTE: This course is an Exit Award only

Schedule

Students undertake a minimum of one unit (25 points) from the following

This core unit will increase and/or refresh students' knowledge and applied communication skills relevant to human services practice in the workplace, using strengths-based, collaborative and reflective approaches. The unit is organised and delivered in modules with specific application to practice…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

OR

This foundational unit introduces students to contemporary human services and its practices and examines topical issues in this context. A key aim of the unit is to increase students' understanding of how 'the bigger picture' impacts on organisations, service delivery…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students can undertake up to 25 points from the following elective list.

Media engagement is a central component of contemporary communications strategies. The unit provides contexts for historical and current media and public relations practice. Students are equipped to interact professionally with the media, to set clear communications goals and strategies, and…

Credit Points: 25

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

The Honours Skills and Research Methods Workshop will be taught in weekly two hour seminar sessions and a one day workshop. Each week a sociological or criminological staff member with expertise in a particular method of data collection and/or analysis…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit explores the theory, methods, practical applications and analysis of particular crime and criminal justice topics in specific areas of concern. It is designed to provide an opportunity to examine diverse subject matter by drawing upon the specialist expertise…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Case management is the general term applied to the systematic provision of a unique set of services for individuals and families who receive assistance in health and welfare services. Originally applied to the mental health context, the term is now…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues and processes associated with working with offenders, particularly those under the authority of corrective services in prison and community corrections. The unit explores issues pertaining directly to how best to…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit introduces students to a range of issues relating to the array of ideas, practical ways and traditions found in transformative, progressive and dialogical community work practice. The unit explores: the contested nature of the concept of community; critical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1
Cradle CoastSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This core unit will increase and/or refresh students' knowledge and applied communication skills relevant to human services practice in the workplace, using strengths-based, collaborative and reflective approaches. The unit is organised and delivered in modules with specific application to practice…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

This foundational unit introduces students to contemporary human services and its practices and examines topical issues in this context. A key aim of the unit is to increase students' understanding of how 'the bigger picture' impacts on organisations, service delivery…

Credit Points: 25

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students will develop knowledge and applied interviewing skills for the human services context, with a specific focus on motivational interviewing. Practice knowledge and skill regarding collaborative, strengths-based and change-oriented ways of communicating, interviewing and working with individuals as clients are…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Students undertaking this unit will be social work field educators who are currently supervising one or more social work students in their field placements. Students will develop specialised and applied knowledge and skills relevant to field education in social work,…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

Entry requirements

Students will not be admitted 'up front' to the Graduate Certificate in Human Services Practice as it is an exit award only. In order to be eligible to exit with a Graduate Certificate in Human Services Practice, students will have met eligibility requirements for the Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours (specialisation: Human Services Practices) course and will have successfully completed 50% of total weighted units within this course, as described above.

Students will not be admitted 'up front' to the Graduate Certificate in Human Services Practice as it is
an exit award only. In order to be eligible to exit with a Graduate Certificate in Human Services
Practice, students will have met eligibility requirements for the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Professional
Social Sciences [Human Services Practice] course and will have successfully completed 50% of total
weighted units within this program, as described above.

This course fully articulates with the Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours (specialisation: Human Services Practices) as an exit degree. Students who have successfully completed the Bachelor of Arts with Professional Honours (specialisation: Human Services Practices) with a program of study that included a 50% thesis/dissertation may apply for entry to a higher degree (Masters or PhD) in accordance with policies governing candidature for such admission.Students who complete one semester of study in Honours but are unable to continue their study may graduate with a Graduate Certificate in Human Services Practice degree, or may apply at a future date, to continue study in the relevant full fee paying Graduate Diploma degree (subject to availability) offered by the College of Arts, Law and Education. Where this is the case the students must submit their application for admission for credit to the University.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Domestic students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place will be charged a fee based on the number of units a student enrols in. In 2018, this fee is $44.70 per unit. In 2018, the maximum charge for full time students is $298.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.

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