Learn the skills to manage services, departments and projects in community and government organisations.
You can study at TAFE, degree or postgraduate level.
Make a difference with a career building strong communities, with a Bachelor of Community Development from Victoria University.
Further your career in international humanitarian and development aid with the Graduate Certificate 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.
Become a leader in social change, human rights and sustainable development at a global or local level, with the Master of International Community Development.
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.
Complete your PhD in a research community dedicated to improving our cities and communities through scientific, technological and social innovation.
Victoria University's integrated program offers research training, creating an alternative path to a PhD in the areas of sustainability and liveable communities.
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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.
Our graduates find employment opportunities across the following sectors:
- government (local, state and federal)
- non-government organisations
- not-for-profit companies
- private companies.
Colleges & schools
Our community development courses are delivered by various colleges and schools across different VU campuses.