Course Description

Provides a comprehensive program of study in the essentials of youth work as an embedded practice within community work. The course includes specialist units in youth work, plus complementary studies in community work.Students can choose complementary areas of study such as Aboriginal and Intercultural Studies, Addiction Studies, Community Work, Criminology, Psychology, Counselling, Visual Arts, Media and Communication, Events Management, and Outdoor Adventure.

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 76.4% (national average 70.7%)
Improved skills: 92.5% (national average 86.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 89.5% (national average 86.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Edith Cowan University (ECU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Edith Cowan University (ECU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 59.0% (national average 69.8%)
Studying full time: 23.4% (national average 10.6%)
Median full time salary: $68,300 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Edith Cowan University (ECU) Code: C57

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