Learn the skills to manage services, departments and projects in community and government organisations.

You can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.

Bachelor of Community Development

Make a difference with this Community Development course by aiming for an ethical and worthwhile career building strong, sustainable communities in Australia.

Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to Face
Bachelor of Criminal Justice
Gain in-depth knowledge of our justice systems and a holistic approach to community justice with the Bachelor of Criminal Justice.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to Face

Graduate Certificate in International Community Development

Further your career in international humanitarian and development aid with the Graduate Certificate in International Community Development.

Duration 0.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Burst, Face to Face
Graduate Diploma in International Community Development

Take an important role in community development. Get involved in social change, human rights, and sustainable development at a global or local level.

Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Burst, Face to Face
Master of International Community Development

Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development.

Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, Burst, Face to Face
Graduate Certificate in Planetary Health

Change career direction, or improve your current work environment, with our fast-tracked Graduate Certificate in Planetary Health – your first step towards addressing crucial global and local issues.

Duration 0.5 years Campus Online Delivery mode Blended, Online

Master of Arts (Research)
Undertake a Master of Arts (Research) at VU to gain a respected qualification in the humanities, arts or social sciences.
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Park, St Albans Delivery mode Face to Face
Doctor of Philosophy

Complete your PhD in a research community dedicated to improving our cities and communities through scientific, technological and social innovation.

Duration 4 years Campus City Flinders, City Queen, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face
Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated)

Victoria University's integrated program offers research training, creating an alternative path to a PhD in the areas of sustainability and liveable communities.

Duration 4 years Campus City Flinders, City Queen, Footscray Park, St Albans, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face

Diploma of Community Development
Learn the skills and knowledge required for leadership and management in community development and play a role in educating the public through health programs.
Duration 1.5 years Campus Footscray Nicholson, Sunshine, Werribee Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Workplace
Advanced Diploma of Community Sector Management
Learn how to manage services, departments and projects in a range of community organisations and government services.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Workplace

Studying community development at VU

At Victoria University (VU), we want you to follow your passion and excel in the industry you've always dreamed of.

We're one of Australia's most industry-connected institutions, and are one of the top 2% of universities in the world.

You'll learn from leading industry professionals who combine theory with practice to prepare you for your career from day one.

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