Bachelor of Child and Family Studies

Program code

1095

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Credit points

240

Indicative fee

$6,566.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019 (more)

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Commencing in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

Nil

VET Guarantee

If you receive a VET and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

How to apply

Admission requirements

The University's Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy will apply.

QTAC application information from 2021
Prerequisites: English, English as an Additional Language, Literature or English & Literature Extension (Units 3&4, C).

Advanced Diploma pathway

Applicants for the Advanced Diploma pathway apply directly to the University and must have:

  • an Advanced Diploma in Children's Services, an Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management or an Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Work and
  • at least two years industry experience in the early childhood or related sectors

Selection of applicants will be based on (1) academic merit and (2) industry experience in the early childhood or related sectors.

Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to these programs are described below.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University awards credit for prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information see below.

How to apply

A summary of the student profile for this program can be found on the QTAC website for Logan | Distance. The OP/Rank profile is located on the Admissions criteria tab.

Bachelor of Child and Family Studies

Selection for admission to an undergraduate degree is made on the basis of academic merit.

Selection for admission is competitive as the number of applicants generally exceeds the places available. The minimum requirement for eligibility for admission is completion of Year 12 of secondary school or equivalent academic achievement.

Prerequisites for admission may be specified in terms of levels of achievement in particular Year 12 subjects. Prerequisite conditions may be satisfied by other study or experience which is considered to be equivalent to the Year 12 prerequisites. More information is available on the Prerequisites and Assumed Knowledge website.

Domestic applicants should apply for admission through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).

Domestic applicants from NSW and ACT should apply for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Bachelor of Child and Family Studies - Advanced Diploma pathway

Direct admission for Advanced Diploma pathway applicants only.


You can apply directly to Griffith University for entry into this program. To begin your application, add this program to your shortlist.

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Next intake (Gold Coast Campus, Logan Campus, Distance Education) Applications close
Trimester 1, 2020 Friday, 31 January 2020
Orientation commences Monday, 17 February 2020

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Check the eligibility requirements in the sections on this webpage.


Language requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0
  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL
  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)
  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)
  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old.

Applicants should refer to the following University policy for further information:

Students who successfully complete the Direct Entry Program (DEP) will satisfy the English Language requirements for this Griffith degree.

If you do not meet the University's specified English language requirements, you may wish to contact the Griffith English Language Institute to increase your eligibility for entering a Griffith University program. This Institute offers a number of English language and other courses at both its Brisbane and Gold Coast branches:

QTAC application information

Bachelor of Child and Family Studies - Distance
OP *
15
Rank *
66
VET Qualification
Certificate III
QTAC code

276045

Duration

3 years full-time

Prerequisites

English (4SA)

* The above score and ranks are from the 2019 admissions round and represent the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made. Selection ranks can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only. Applicants with VET qualifications may not be offered a place if the lowest selection rank is higher than the equivalent rank for the VET qualification. Quotas may apply to this program.

Bachelor of Child and Family Studies - Logan
OP *
15
Rank *
66
VET Qualification
Certificate III
QTAC code

263212

Duration

3 years full-time

Prerequisites

English (4SA)

* The above score and ranks are from the 2019 admissions round and represent the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made. Selection ranks can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only. Applicants with VET qualifications may not be offered a place if the lowest selection rank is higher than the equivalent rank for the VET qualification. Quotas may apply to this program.

UAC application information (for NSW and ACT applicants)

Bachelor of Child and Family Studies - Distance
ATAR *
61.85
UAC code

283802

Duration

3 years full-time

Prerequisites

Any two units of English (Band 2)

* The above score and ranks are from the 2019 admissions round and represent the lowest selection rank to which an offer was made. Selection ranks can change from year to year and should be used as a guide only. Applicants with VET qualifications may not be offered a place if the lowest selection rank is higher than the equivalent rank for the VET qualification. Quotas may apply to this program.

Credit and recognition of prior learning

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website:

Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect.

Additional credit information

Advanced Diploma pathway
Students who enrol in this pathway will receive credit (advanced standing) of 160 credit points (equivalent of two years) of the Bachelor of Child and Family Studies. No further credit will be granted and students must complete the nominated 80 credit points of prescribed courses in the program in accordance with University policy.