Entry into undergraduate courses (for example a bachelor degree) generally requires you to have completed a secondary school qualification equivalent to an Australian Year 12 certificate.
You will need to provide evidence that you have achieved one of the following levels of English language proficiency:
IELTS (Academic module): Overall score of 6.0 (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL Internet: Overall score of 67. Section score no less than: Listening: 12, Speaking: 18, Reading: 15, Writing: 21
Pearson Test of English (PTE): Overall score of 50-57 (no section score less than 50)
University of Cambridge - Advanced (CAE): Overall score of 169. No individual band less than 169.
VU English - English for Academic Purposes (EAP) (Level 5): achieved.
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).
Completion of an Australian Advanced Diploma or Diploma (or equivalent).
Make a difference with this Community Development course by aiming for an ethical and worthwhile career building strong, sustainable communities in Australia.
Our Bachelor of Community Development 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.
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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
international aid worker
Employment prospects for welfare, recreation and community workers are expected to grow strongly over the next few years
The average salary for community-development professionals is about A$63,800.
OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year