Do you have a curious mind and want to help people? Start studying for a rewarding career in social work from Victoria University.

From disability services through to traditional social work roles, we offer learning at TAFE and degree level.

We scored 5 stars in the 2019 Good Universities Guide for:

  • learner engagement in social work.
  • skills development and teaching quality for humanities and social sciences.

Bachelor of Social Work
Create a career that improves the quality of life and develops the potential of individuals, groups and communities. Social workers are involved with people at individual, family, and community levels to bring about change.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Nicholson Delivery mode Blended, Block, Face to Face

Certificate IV in Disability
Develop the skills for a rewarding career supporting and empowering people with disabilities with a Certificate IV in Disability at Victoria University Polytechnic. Gain experience through our 18-day placement and learn skills in social inclusion, non-verbal communication and autism.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Industry, St Albans, Sunshine, Werribee, Other Delivery mode Blended, Face to Face, Online, Workplace

Bachelor of Speech and Language Sciences/Master of Speech Pathology

Turn your passion for social equity and health science into an exciting profession in the field of speech pathology, sometimes referred to as speech therapy. This Australian-first dual degree will prepare you to change the future for people who have difficulties with oral communication, as well as support their families and broader community.

Duration 4.5 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Face to face, On campus

Studying social work 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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