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Bachelor On Campus Online Blended

Community Development

Victoria University

36 months
Duration
24400 AUD/year
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About

The Community Development at Victoria University offers students the chance to make a difference  by aiming for an ethical and worthwhile career building strong, sustainable communities in Australia. 

Overview

About Community Development at Victoria University

The Bachelor of Community Development offered at Victoria University gives you the skills and knowledge for various roles in local community development. The course units are focused on practical skills to help you become an effective community worker. You'll contribute to building the capacity of local communities to make them stronger and be an advocate for change.

You’ll also benefit from extensive placements in community development organisations, with opportunities to travel overseas. We also have a number of university partners which enable study abroad, providing you with excellent opportunities to broaden your world view, build your capacity as a community worker and learn to work in diverse communities.

This combination of knowledge and practical experience will have you job-ready for a rewarding, exciting career.

Careers

When you graduate, you’ll be ready to apply for work in not-for-profit, community or government sectors.

Job titles include:

  • community development/liaison officer
  • project coordinator
  • advocacy campaigner
  • policy officer
  • international aid worker
  • researcher.

Employment prospects for welfare, recreation and community workers are expected to grow strongly over the next few years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Young People in a Global Community
  • Aboriginal History and Political Movements
  • Community Development from the Local to the Global
  • Applied Human Rights
  • Working in Human Services Organisations
  • Youth and Community Contexts
  • Youth and Community Programs

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We are currently accepting applications for this course.

Credits

288 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 088782D

  • Completion of an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate (VCE or equivalent) including Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 25 in English (EAL) or 20 in any other English (or equivalent).

OR:

  • Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12200 AUD per semester during 36 months.

The amount you pay for your course depends on whether you’re offered a Commonwealth supported place or a full fee-paying place

Paying national: $15,739 per year

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Community Development
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Victoria University

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