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
Confront social problems and help to improve people’s quality of life, with a Bachelor of Social Work from Victoria University.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person
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 In person
Bachelor of Youth Work
VU's Bachelor of Youth work prepares you to help young people develop through activities that are enjoyable, challenging and educational. Enquire now.
Duration 3 years Campus Footscray Park, Online Self-Paced Delivery mode Hybrid, In person, Online Self-Paced
Bachelor of Youth Work/Bachelor of Sport Management
Aim for a career that combines your passion for sport with the rewards of youth work; enquire now. Our double degree gives you in-demand skills and knowledge to help young people reach their potential.
Duration 4 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode Hybrid, In person

Master of Speech Pathology
Become a speech pathologist and begin a rewarding career helping people learn to communicate more effectively, with the Master of Speech Pathology from Victoria University.
Duration 2 years Campus Footscray Park Delivery mode In person

Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115
Develop the skills for a rewarding career supporting and empowering people with disabilities with a Certificate IV in Disability CHC43115 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 CHC40413
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

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.