Diploma in Youth Work

Available to:
Domestic and International students.
Location:
  • Melbourne
Duration:

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

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This is a one-year introductory program for students interested in a range of entry-level careers in Youth Work.

You will gain an insight into the diverse challenges and needs of young people in a range of public and community-based settings and be prepared for further study in the field.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Campus availability

  • Melbourne (Attendance)

Study mode definitions

Attendance: Face-to-face and/or via video conference, at an ACU campus or another location.

Multi-mode: A combination of Online and Attendance (including examinations, practicums, residentials, etc.).

Online: Fully online (including assessments).

Deferment

Deferment is available for one year. Find out more about deferment: Deferment Information.

Credit Points

80

Exit Point

Students who successfully complete four or more units in the Diploma in Youth Work may exit with a Certificate in Youth Work.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
Melbourne
  • Semester 1 - February
  • Semester 2 - To be advised
  • Average first year fee: $6344 Commonwealth Supported (indicative only)
Important Note on Fees

All costs are calculated using current rates and are based on a full-time study load of 40 credit points (normally 4 units) per semester.

A student’s annual fee may vary in accordance with:

  • the number of units studied per semester;
  • the choice of major or specialisation; and
  • elective units.

The University reviews fees annually.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the equivalent of year 12 level.

On completion of the Diploma in Youth Work, graduates may seek entry level employment opportunities in a variety of public and community organizations. Roles may include working with young people or assisting with the administration of youth organizations.

Working with children check is required.

The Diploma in Youth Work is a pathway program into the Bachelor of Youth Work. Students who have successfully completed the Diploma in Youth Work will be able to commence in the second year of the Bachelor of Youth Work

Domestic Students

This is a one-year introductory program for students interested in a range of entry-level careers in Youth Work.

You will gain an insight into the diverse challenges and needs of young people in a range of public and community-based settings and be prepared for further study in the field.

1 year full-time or equivalent part-time

Melbourne
  • 13-Feb-2017 , 12-Feb-2018

Deferment

Yes. See Defer your offer.

Students with a Student Visa will need to complete the program in minimum duration, study at least one subject on-campus each semester and must not undertake more than 25% of the program online.

Credit Points

80

Exit Point

Students who successfully complete four or more units in the Diploma in Youth Work may exit with a Certificate in Youth Work.

Course Units (Subjects)

Schedule of Unit Offerings
  • Unit Fee: $2625.00 (2017)
  • Average first year fee: $21000.00 (2017)
  • Estimated Total Cost: $21000.00 (2017)

Important Note on Fees

The Tuition fees quoted above are for commencing students in the current year who undertake a normal full-time load. Fees are reviewed annually.

Tuition fees for continuing students may increase by up to 3 percent each year for the minimum duration of the course as provided on your electronic Confirmation of Enrolment (eCOE). Students who continue to study beyond the minimum duration will have the relevant annual commencing rate applied to their fees for subsequent study periods.

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

Apply direct to Australian Catholic University.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed year 12 or equivalent with a minimum 50% pass, plus an overall academic IELTS score of 6.0 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each test).

On completion of the Diploma in Youth Work, graduates may seek entry level employment opportunities in a variety of public and community organizations. Roles may include working with young people or assisting with the administration of youth organizations.

Working with children check is required.

The Diploma in Youth Work is a pathway program into the Bachelor of Youth Work. Students who have successfully completed the Diploma in Youth Work will be able to commence in the second year of the Bachelor of Youth Work

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