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Be a champion for meaningful social change.

Designed for those working in the health, mental health and human service fields, the Health and Human Services program will broaden your knowledge and allow you to become an expert in your field.

Whether you are a counsellor, nurse or therapist, you’ll learn to navigate the complex and growing challenges faced by health and human services professionals today, to improve the outcomes of individuals and society more broadly.

You can progress from the Specialist Certificate to the Graduate Certificate and finally the Master of Health and Human Services, or apply directly to the Graduate Certificate and Master awards.

Alternatively, students can undertake the Specialist Certificate in Implementation Science to gain advanced theoretical and technical knowledge in using methods of implementation science in professional practice.

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Course name Part-time duration* Total course fee** Intakes*** Ready to apply?
Master of Health and Human Services 2 years AUD$27,224 January, April, July, OctoberApply now
Graduate Certificate in Health and Human Services 1 year AUD$13,280 January, April, July, October Apply now
Specialist Certificate in Health and Human Services 6 months AUD$6,640 January, April, July, October Apply now

*The program will be offered part-time however the request for full-time load will be considered on a term-by-term basis.
**The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum. More information about fees.
***View key dates for further important dates and deadlines.

My online study gives me a better understanding of how my research work will translate upstream into policies or implementation work. It allows me to motivate myself to do better research as well as plan for future research. Ranjani Nadarajan, Master of Health and Human Services

Five reasons to study online

  • Take classes from anywhere in the world
  • Just as real as a bricks and mortar school
  • Access the best minds
  • Learn from diverse perspectives
  • You’ll never feel alone – there’s always support.

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