About this course
This Diploma of Human Services from Torrens University Australia offers a broad overview of the human services sector, and equips you with the specialised knowledge of ageing, health and wellbeing, disability and health policy required to pursue employment or further study in a meaningful, challenging human services role.
With a strong focus on the social, economic, political and environmental factors influencing the human services industry, this course equips you with the broad context and global perspective to deeply understand the nature of the industry, as well as training you in specific areas of expertise for you to plot a future career path.
You’ll learn the challenges, barriers and opportunities faced by people accessing human services, and develop the empathy and perspective to motivate you to contribute to real change.
Meet Jacinta – a Torrens University Australia health student
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the university’s minimum entry requirement of Year 12 completion with a minimum ATAR of 56, or equivalent.
All students are also required to demonstrate sufficient competency in English.
In this human services course, the subjects you may study include:
- Introduction to ageing
- Human services policy
- Introduction to human services
- Introduction to disability studies
- Interpersonal communication
- Human development across the lifespan
- Health and wellbeing
- Digital fluency
Why Torrens University Australia?
Torrens University Australia brings together some of the country’s most regarded tertiary institutes across industries like business, design, public health, hospitality, and sports management.
Studying with Torrens means learning from the industry’s best and brightest minds through cutting-edge syllabuses and small classroom environments. By becoming a Torrens student, you will not only have access to Torrens’ state-of-the-art campuses across the nation, you’ll also get to leverage Torrens status as a Laureate International University, and be able to access a global network of over 70 universities across 25 countries.
Torrens schools include; APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Chifley Business School, Media Design School, Real Madrid Graduate School, Southern School of Natural Therapies and William Blue College of Hospitality.
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: