Do you have a curious mind and want to help people?

Make a difference in young people's lives by studying youth work from Victoria University. Learn how to organise community activities aimed at older children and adolescents.

We offer a range of learning so you can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.

Bachelor of Youth Work
Learn the skills to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged young people. Victoria University's Bachelor of Youth Work is the largest program of its kind in Australia, and is delivered by experts in the field.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park, Online Delivery mode Block, Online
Bachelor of Youth Work/Bachelor of Sport Management
The Bachelor of Youth Work/Bachelor of Sport Management course aims to produce competent youth workers and sport management professionals who have practical management and leadership skills.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Blended, 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
Certificate IV in Youth Work
Launch your career as a youth worker and make a difference in a range of community-based programs.
Duration 1 year Campus Footscray Nicholson, Sunshine, Werribee Delivery mode Face to Face

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 youth 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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