Course summary

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.

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.

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. Students can also select units to complete specialisations in counselling, cultural studies and environmental science.

Majors include:

  • Communication and Cultural Studies
  • Indigenous Australian Studies
  • Law and Justice
  • Organisational Management
  • Psychology
  • Sustainability.

Graduate AttributeCourse Learning Outcome
Intellectual rigour

demonstrate a command of theories of trauma and healing using a diverse set of conceptual frameworks.

Creativity

apply critical analysis, reasoning and reflexivity to Indigenous and other diverse cultural contexts.

Ethical practice

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.

Lifelong learning

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.

Cultural competence

Data conversion


Course overview

Course code

3007107

Course abbreviation

BT&H

Credit points

288

Equivalent units

24

Duration

3 years full-time; 6 years part-time

Duration

3 years full-time

Availability details

Domestic

Location Teaching period UAC code QTAC code
Lismore Session 1 337101 057101

Fee information

Commonwealth supported


International

Location Teaching period Annual Fees CRICOS
Lismore Session 1 $19,840 ($2,480 per unit) 056351C

Course requirements

See the University’s Rules Relating to Awards, in conjunction with the Specific Award Rules listed below.

  1. 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 (288 credit points) comprising:
    1. all units listed in Part A; and
    2. any eight (8) units from Part B; and
    3. another eight (8) units from Part B, or any eight units from Part C, or the Psychology Major, or any University-Wide Major.
  2. A candidate who, while enrolled for the Bachelor of Trauma and Healing:
    1. has successfully completed eight (8) units from Part A, may elect to be awarded the Diploma of Trauma and Healing following withdrawal from candidature for the Bachelor Degree; or
    2. has successfully completed sixteen (16) units comprising all units listed in Part A and any four (4) units from Part B, and any four (4) units from Part B and/or Part C 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.

Schedule of units

Title Level of learning Note

Part A

BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory
BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory

Part B

Part C

Title Level of learning Note
HLT10115 - Relaxation and Therapeutic Massage Introductory
HLT10116 - Advanced Therapeutic Massage: Lymphatic Technique and Physical Activity Introductory
HLT10117 - Advanced Therapeutic Massage: Myofascial Techniques Advanced
HLT00257 - History and Foundations of Herbal Medicine Introductory
NUT00214 - Food and Nutrition in Health Introductory
LAW00059 - Welfare Law Intermediate
LAW00529 - Restorative Justice Intermediate
LAW00526 - International Criminal Justice Advanced
LAW10171 - Mediating Across Cultures Introductory
COM10001 - Effective Communication Introductory
NUT00330 - Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity Intermediate
HEA00331 - Principles of Behaviour in Physical Activity Introductory
HMS00202 - Principles and Practices of Sport and Exercise Science Introductory
EDU10514 - Understanding Children and Young People Introductory
TCH10515 - Play and Pedagogies in the Early Years Introductory
TCH10516 - Constructions of Childhood Introductory
EDU10130 - Sociology of Children, Family and Communities Intermediate
HUM00270 - Doing Cultural Studies Introductory
HUM00271 - Unruly Subjects: Citizenship Introductory
HUM00272 - Space, Place and Travel Intermediate
CUL00210 - Australia, Asia and the World Introductory
HUM00273 - Borderlands: Identity, Culture and Belonging Advanced
SOC10400 - Gender, Sexuality and Culture Intermediate
BHS20006 - Social Psychology Advanced
BHS30003 - Development across the Lifespan Intermediate
BHS30006 - Behaviour Change Intermediate
BHS30007 - Health Psychology Introductory
BIO00202 - Ecology Introductory
BIO00213 - Plant Identification and Conservation Intermediate
ENV10656 - Extension and Professional Practice in Natural Resource Management Advanced
BIO10187 - Global Environmental Issues Introductory
BIO00244 - Protected Area Management Advanced
CMM10471 - Nursing and Health Promotion Intermediate
CMM10469 - Enquiry and Critique in Health Intermediate
SOY10105 - Introduction to Social Welfare Introductory
CSL10297 - Issues of Protection Intermediate
CSL10242 - Trauma Informed Practice Intermediate

Major


Course progressions

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. Assistance on how to enrol can be accessed here.

Students should use course progression information to select units specific to their course and enrol in these units using My Enrolment

Browse uni-wide elective units by selecting Uni-wide elective in the advanced filter of the Unit search

Browse shared majors and their units at Shared majors

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 1 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 1 and so on.
Year 1, Session 1
BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory
Year 1, Session 2
BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
1st Part C unit
2nd Part C unit
Year 2, Session 2
3rd Part B unit
4th Part B unit
3rd Part C unit
4th Part C unit
Year 3, Session 1
5th Part B unit
6th Part B unit
5th Part C unit
6th Part C unit
Year 3, Session 2
7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
7th Part C unit
8th Part C unit

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 1 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 1 and so on.
Year1, Session1
BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory
Year 1, Session2
BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory
Year 2, Session 1
1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
1st Psychology Major unit BHS20001 - Psychological Assessment Intermediate
2nd Psychology Major unit BHS20007 - Learning and Memory Intermediate
Year 2, Session 2
3rd Part B unit
4th Part B unit
3rd Psychology Major unit BHS20008 - Quantitative Methods in Psychology Intermediate
4th Psychology Major unit BHS30002 - Abnormal Psychology Intermediate
Year 3, Session 1
5th Part B unit
6th Part B unit
5th Psychology Major unit BHS30001 - Research Methods in Psychology Advanced
6th Psychology Major unit BHS30003 - Development across the Lifespan Intermediate
Year 3, Session 2
7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
7th Psychology Major unit BHS20006 - Personality and Social Psychology Advanced
8th Psychology Major unit BHS30004 - Physiological Psychology and Sensory Processes Advanced

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 1 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 1 and so on.

Year 1, Session 1

BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory

Year 1, Session 2

BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
Students will need choose which University Wide major they wish to complete. Please seeUniversity-wide majors
1st University Wide Major unit
2nd University Wide Major unit

Year 2, Session 2

3rd Part B unit
4th Part B unit
3rd University Wide Major unit
4th University Wide Major unit

Year 3, Session 1

5th Part B unit
6th Part B unit
5th University Wide Major unit
6th University Wide Major unit

Year 3, Session 2

7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
7th University Wide Major unit
8th University Wide Major unit

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 2 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 2 and so on.

Year 1, Session 2

BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
1st Part C unit
2nd Part C unit
Year 3, Session 1
3rd Part B unit
4th Part B unit
3rd Part C unit
4th Part C unit

Year 3, Session 2

5th Part B unit
6th Part B unit
5th Part C unit
6th Part C unit

Year 4, Session 1

7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
7th Part C unit
8th Part C unit

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 2 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 2 and so on.

Year 1, Session 2

BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
1st Psychology Major unit BHS20008 - Quantitative Methods in Psychology Intermediate
2nd Psychology Major unit BHS30002 - Abnormal Psychology Intermediate

Year 3, Session 1

3rd Part B unit
3rd Psychology Major unit BHS30003 - Development across the Lifespan Intermediate
4th Psychology Major unit BHS20001 - Psychological Assessment Intermediate
5th Psychology Major unit BHS20007 - Learning and Memory Intermediate

Year 3, Session 2

4th Part B unit
5th Part B unit
6th Psychology Major unit BHS30004 - Physiological Psychology and Sensory Processes Advanced
7th Psychology Major unit BHS20006 - Personality and Social Psychology Advanced

Year 4, Session 1

6th Part B unit
7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
8th Psychology Major unit BHS30001 - Research Methods in Psychology Advanced

Title Level of learning Note
Part-time students should complete the first two units for Year 1, Session 2 and the remaining two units for Year 2, Session 2 and so on.

Year 1, Session 2

BIO00307 - Human Physiology Introductory
BHS11002 - Introduction to Psychology II Introductory
HEA10201 - The Biological Effects of Traumatic Stress Introductory
HEA10203 - Healing Childhood Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 1

BIO01302 - Human Anatomy Introductory
BHS11001 - Introduction to Psychology I Introductory
HEA10200 - Trans- and Intergenerational Trauma Introductory
HEA10204 - Secondary Traumatisation Introductory

Year 2, Session 2

1st Part B unit
2nd Part B unit
Students will need choose which University Wide major they wish to complete. Please seeUniversity-wide majors
1st University Wide Major unit
2nd University Wide Major unit

Year 3, Session 1

3rd Part B unit
4th Part B unit
3rd University Wide Major unit
4th University Wide Major unit

Year 3, Session 2

5th Part B unit
6th Part B unit
5th University Wide Major unit
6th University Wide Major unit

Year 4, Session 1

7th Part B unit
8th Part B unit
7th University Wide major unit
8th University Wide Major unit

Notes

Note 1: Students must select from either option only.

Unit groups

Part C

Title Level of learning Note
HLT10115 - Relaxation and Therapeutic Massage Introductory
HLT10116 - Advanced Therapeutic Massage: Lymphatic Technique and Physical Activity Introductory
HLT10117 - Advanced Therapeutic Massage: Myofascial Techniques Advanced
HLT00257 - History and Foundations of Herbal Medicine Introductory
NUT00214 - Food and Nutrition in Health Introductory
LAW00059 - Welfare Law Intermediate
LAW00529 - Restorative Justice Intermediate
LAW00526 - International Criminal Justice Advanced
LAW10171 - Mediating Across Cultures Introductory
COM10001 - Effective Communication Introductory
NUT00330 - Nutrition for Health and Physical Activity Intermediate
HEA00331 - Principles of Behaviour in Physical Activity Introductory
HMS00202 - Principles and Practices of Sport and Exercise Science Introductory
EDU10514 - Understanding Children and Young People Introductory
TCH10515 - Play and Pedagogies in the Early Years Introductory
TCH10516 - Constructions of Childhood Introductory
EDU10130 - Sociology of Children, Family and Communities Intermediate
HUM00270 - Doing Cultural Studies Introductory
HUM00271 - Unruly Subjects: Citizenship Introductory
HUM00272 - Space, Place and Travel Intermediate
CUL00210 - Australia, Asia and the World Introductory
HUM00273 - Borderlands: Identity, Culture and Belonging Advanced
SOC10400 - Gender, Sexuality and Culture Intermediate
BHS20006 - Social Psychology Advanced
BHS30003 - Development across the Lifespan Intermediate
BHS30006 - Behaviour Change Intermediate
BHS30007 - Health Psychology Introductory
BIO00202 - Ecology Introductory
BIO00213 - Plant Identification and Conservation Intermediate
ENV10656 - Extension and Professional Practice in Natural Resource Management Advanced
BIO10187 - Global Environmental Issues Introductory
BIO00244 - Protected Area Management Advanced
CMM10471 - Nursing and Health Promotion Intermediate
CMM10469 - Enquiry and Critique in Health Intermediate
SOY10105 - Introduction to Social Welfare Introductory
CSL10297 - Issues of Protection Intermediate
CSL10242 - Trauma Informed Practice Intermediate