University of Adelaide
Gain hands-on experience and build industry networks with 560 hours of supervised local, rural or international work placements.
Study a double degree in human services and arts.
Tailor your degree and select from majors in Sociology, Linguistics, English Language, French, Italian or Japanese Studies.
Gain advanced knowledge, skills and intercultural expertise to develop services for individuals, families, groups and communities.
Benefit from flexible study options, with on-campus, block intensive and online learning available.
Work alongside practitioners and highly skilled academic staff in simulated real-world scenarios.
Learn from award-winning researchers in the field of Social Work and Sociology1.
Our Arts educators and researchers are number one in South Australia for research in Cultural Studies, Linguistics, and Journalism and Professional Writing*.
Benefit from our on-campus facilities, including the Multimedia Languages Lab and Human Services Studios.
Immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture through our exchange and in-country study programs.
Use this degree as a pathway to further study.
12015 Excellence in Research Education (ERA)
This unique double degree will prepare you to work as a human services professional and develop services and support those that experience disadvantage, personal and social difficulties.
The human services field is a rapidly growing sector of the Australian economy and an emerging area of global focus. Employers, both in Australia and internationally, are increasingly seeking skilled human service practitioners who are culturally and linguistically diverse. Graduates with a strong command of professional English, social policy skills, strong intercultural communication skills, and proficiency in a second language are in high demand.
You will graduate with skills in research, policy and project management, tailored to your area of interest based on your choice of arts majors, choosing from Languages (English Language; French, Italian or Japanese Studies); Sociology; or Linguistics. Through 560 hours of supervised work placement you will be ready to work in a wide range of jobs in human services and community development.
Language students will also be given the opportunity to immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture through our exchange and in-country study programs.
Many courses within the degree are offered online or in intensive mode, including our exciting summer and winter schools, offering students a flexible mode of study. If you finish your degree with a credit or higher Grade Point Average (GPA) you could also be eligible for the prestigious one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree.
What you’ll learn
What you Learn
You will develop the skills, knowledge and intercultural expertise to support individuals, families, groups and communities both locally and internationally in the community aid and humanitarian sector.
You will also develop diverse knowledge in political, behavioural and social sciences, all within the context of human services. To complement your studies in Human Services, you will complete two Arts majors, choosing from Languages (English Language; French, Italian or Japanese Studies); Sociology; or Linguistics.
You could improve your employment prospects by continuing your studies with a one-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree.
|Institution Name||University of Adelaide|
|Course Duration||4 year(s) full-time|
|Course University||University of Adelaide|
By every measure, the University of Adelaide—a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight research-intensive universities—stands tall among the world’s leading institutions of learning and innovation.The clearest indication of this is our consistently high rating by the most respected international assessment bodies: QS World University Rankings, Times Higher Education and Shanghai Jiao Tong’s Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU). All consider us one of the top 1% of universities worldwide, and the top university in our state.
We’re equally proud of the fact that the vast majority of our research is rated ‘above or well above world standard’ by the Australian Research Council’s Excellence in Research Australia program.We count among our distinguished alumni: five Nobel Laureates; over 100 Rhodes Scholars, including Australia’s first Indigenous recipient; and Australia’s first female prime minister and Supreme Court judge. Many of our staff and teachers are internationally recognised leaders in their fields. And we attract a diverse student body of over 27,000 from more than 90 countries.