Bachelor of Trauma and HealingBachelors Degree
The Bachelor of Trauma and Healing responds to the increasing interest within both Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities regionally, nationally and internationally, for courses which address the effects of trauma and which facilitate skills to support healing. Students will be provided with an informed education of the origins and effects of trauma. They will also be provided with a learning pathway to develop the skills and insight to deal with social and emotional trauma in various interpersonal and professional contexts.
|Course Learning Outcome
demonstrate a command of theories of trauma and healing using a diverse set of conceptual frameworks.
apply critical analysis, reasoning and reflexivity to Indigenous and other diverse cultural contexts.
investigate and evaluate issues with reference to professional practice and ethical conventions.
|Knowledge of a discipline
demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to interact in a culturally competent way in Indigenous and other cultural diverse communities.
work collaboratively with others to achieve mutually agreed outcomes.
|Communication and social skills
demonstrate a command of one discipline within health and human sciences, humanities, law or education.
Several majors from across the University are available that complement the core units of this degree, enabling students to tailor the course to suit their area of interest. Student can also select units to complete specialisations in counselling, cultural studies and environmental science.
- Communication and Cultural Studies
- Indigenous Australian Studies
- Law and Justice
- Organisational Management
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We encourage you to apply for the courses you most want to study. If you are not eligible to enter your chosen course right now, our team will work with you to find the best pathway option.
Before applying, make sure you double check all entry requirements, gather required documentation and review the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, noting any specifics listed below.
To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor of Trauma and Healing degree a candidate shall successfully complete not less than twenty-four (24) units comprising:
- all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units; and
- any eight (8) units from Part B of the Schedule of Units; and
- another eight (8) units from Part B of the Schedule of Units, or any eight units from Part C of the Schedule of Units, or the Psychology Major, or any University-Wide Major.
A candidate who, while enrolled for the Bachelor of Trauma and Healing:
- has successfully completed eight (8) units from Part A of the Schedule of Units, may elect to be awarded the Diploma of Trauma and Healing following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor Degree; or
- has successfully completed sixteen (16) units comprising all units listed in Part A of the Schedule of Units and any four (4) units from Part B of the Schedule of Units, and any four (4) units from Part B and/or Part C of the Schedule of units not being Units previously completed, may elect to be awarded the Associate Degree of Trauma and Healing following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor Degree.
Your course progression is in the recommended order you should complete your course in. It is important that you follow this to ensure you meet the course requirements. For further assistance see How to Enrol in Units using My Enrolment.
Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment.
|Level of learning
|Level of learning
|Introduction to Psychology I
|Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma
|Introduction to Psychology II
|The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress
|Healing Childhood Traumatisation