This program suits students who are passionate about people and who want to work with their community. Combining a range of courses in psychology, education and counselling, students will examine the issues that impact families and children within our society. This degree involves theory, field practicum, as well as work experience in a human services agency of the students choice, providing them with the broad knowledge base and skill set needed to work in this field.

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At a glance

Type of Institution: University
Level: Undergraduate
Campus/Location: Ipswich
Toowoomba
Institution CRICOS: 00244B

Subjects

  • Child and Family Studies
  • Counselling
  • Community Development and Indigenous Studies
  • Health and Social Wellbeing
  • Human Resource Management

About us

In over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution, providing education from three campuses (Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich), an outreach hub (Stanthorpe), online and through trusted education partners.

Today, USQ maintains outstanding community support and provides current and relevant programs of study to build students’ careers to excel in the current competitive global environment.

USQ is a leader in its key chosen research fields, such as agriculture, engineering and built environment, astrophysics and health, and has been acknowledged for its achievements via the Australian Research Council’s 2018 Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) rankings. USQ has achieved ERA ratings for 18 research fields as ‘well above world standard’ and 12 research fields as ‘above or at world standard’.

 
* Good Universities Guide, 2019
** Quacquarelli Symonds, QS Stars 2019

International student support

USQ was founded on the basis of strong, community support and today this translates into a suite of student support services, including:

  • student relationship officers for dedicated study support
  • complimentary airport pickup for new international students
  • on-campus accommodation, or advice on off-campus options
  • student welfare, health, and wellbeing
  • student events and activities
  • career development
  • disability resources
  • multi-faith support
  • library resources.

Find out more information about USQ international services and programs.

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