12 months
31000 AUD/year
14000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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In the Human Services program offered by Griffith University you will gain the knowledge and skills you need to be an effective human services professional. Human service professionals are concerned with improving the social, economic, personal and communal well-being of people.  


The Master of Human Services at Griffith University ill suit you if you are wanting to be an agent for change and are looking for specialist human services training.

You will explore contemporary issues, and learn about the latest theory and practice that can be applied to a broad range of human service settings, including government and non-government, welfare organisations and community groups. 

You will access highly relevant courses based on the latest evidence-based research and build upon your existing knowledge base for working with children, families, young people, older people, communities and human service organisations.

Career opportunities  

This program prepares graduates for practice in a diverse range of human service fields including working with individuals, groups and families, community work, research, planning and policy development.

There are career opportunities for human service professionals in government and non-government settings including NDIS, health, family law, criminal justice and children's services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Service : Knowledge and Practice 
  • First Peoples and Social Justice (Advanced)
  • Foundation elective courses  
  • Evidence Informed Practice pathway
  • Research Dissertation pathway

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
distinction (recommended)


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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider - 00233E  

To be eligible for admission to the Master of Human Services, an applicant must hold:

  • an undergraduate Bachelor degree (or higher) in human services cognate fields such as social or behavioural science, psychological sciences, social work, community welfare, human services, nursing, education, criminology;
  • OR a Bachelor with Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters qualification in a different discipline area;
  • OR the Graduate Certificate in Human Services (3272) or Graduate Certificate in Disability Inclusion (3295) or Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies (3370)or Graduate Certificate in First Peoples Community Practice (3371) from Griffith University

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    14000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 AUD per year during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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