Regulations - Education And Social Work


The Degree of Bachelor of Human Services – BHumServ

New admissions to the Bachelor of Human Services were suspended in 2015. Students who have a current enrolment in this qualification should contact their Faculty for advice regarding completion.

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.

Admission

1 To be admitted to this programme a student must have personal qualities suitable for this programme. Personal references may be required.

Note: The applicant will be required to consent to disclosure of criminal convictions as part of the application process. While a record of criminal convictions will not prevent any student from attaining their qualification, it may limit their options with regards to available service-learning opportunities and employment in human services.

2 Admission to this programme is at the discretion of Senate or its representative.

Duration and Total Points Value

3 A student enrolled for this degree must follow a programme of the equivalent of six full-time semesters and pass courses with a total value of 360 points, unless credit is granted under the Admission Regulations and/or the Credit Regulations.

Structure and Content

4 Of the 360 points required for this degree, a student must pass:

a at least 330 points from courses listed in the Bachelor of Human Services Schedule including:

(i) at least 180 points in courses above Stage I, of which at least 75 points must be above Stage II

(ii) 255 points from the courses listed in the Core Courses Schedule

(iii) 75 points from the courses listed in the Elective Courses Schedule.

b (i) 30 points from courses offered in either the General Education Open Schedule or the General Education Faculty Schedule approved for this degree or from a combination of these schedules.

(ii) A student who is required to meet the Academic English Language Requirement, as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic English Language Requirement, of the University Calendar, must complete ENGLISH 121G to fulfill their General Education requirement, or with approval from Senate or its representative, may substitute an alternative Academic English Language Requirement course for 15 points of General Education).

(iii) In order to complete the requirements for General Education students must pass the Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.

General Education Exemptions

5 a A student is exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules who has:

either

(i) completed an undergraduate degree at a tertiary institution

or

(ii) commenced study for this degree at a tertiary institution before 1 January 2006

or

(iii) been admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of 240 points or more.

b A student who has been exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules must substitute 30 points from courses approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

c A student admitted to this degree with credit from another tertiary institution of between 120 and 235 points inclusive must pass:

(i) 15 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules

and

(ii) a further 15 points from courses approved by the Dean of Faculty of Education and Social Work.

d A student who has been fully or partially exempted from the requirement to pass courses offered in the General Education Schedules is nonetheless required to complete the Academic Integrity course.

Termination of Enrolment

6 a If the behaviour of a student in a teaching environment is found, after due and fair inquiry, to be offensive, disruptive or likely to give rise to a risk of harm to the welfare of any person, the enrolment of the student in the programme may be terminated by Senate or its representative and any application to re-enrol may likewise be declined.

b A student who is subject to any such inquiry may be suspended by Senate or its representative from lectures, classes and any teaching placement pending the outcome of the inquiry.

c A student whose enrolment is terminated under Regulation 6a may appeal from that decision to the Council or its duly appointed delegate.

Variations

7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.

Commencement

8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2016. The 2007 regulations for the Degree of Bachelor of Human Services were thereby repealed.

Bachelor of Human Services (BHumServ) Schedule

Requirement:

At least 360 points, including at least 75 points above Stage II including

Core Courses – 255 points

90 points: HUMSERV 101, 102, 104, SOCWORK 111, 112, 114

75 points: HUMSERV 201–203, 211, SOCWORK 211

90 points: HUMSERV 305, 306, 307, SOCHLTH 313, SOCWORK 312, 356

Elective Courses – 75 points

15 points from DISABLTY 111, EDUC 122, SOCWORK 113

30 points from DISABLTY 200, EDUC 200, SOCCHFAM 215, SOCYOUTH 200, YOUTHWRK 253, 281

30 points from DISABLTY 316, EDUC 341, 352, SOCCHFAM 314, SOCHLTH 334, SOCWORK 353, SOCYOUTH 300

General Education Requirement

30 points from courses offered in the General Education Schedules approved for this degree

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