Human Services

  • Senior lecturer Yvonne Crichton-Hill
    Head of the Department of Human Services and Social Work, Senior Lecturer Yvonne Crichton-Hill.



Human Services is referred to as the study of the professions. Human Services (HSRV) programmes and courses are now being taught at universities in New Zealand and internationally, with human services among the fastest growing fields of employment.

Studying Human Services gives you the opportunity to learn research skills and choose courses in particular areas of study, maximising your ability to develop more focused career directions within your degree.

Students majoring in subjects such as Psychology, Law, Education, Management and Sociology also have the opportunity to strengthen the human service component of their studies by including HSRV courses.

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School of Language, Social and Political Sciences

Phone +64 3 369 3377Email

Location Level 3, Psychology building - see the School's website for up-to-date location details.

Postal address College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha Private Bag 4800 Christchurch 8140 New Zealand

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