Course Description

Your role of as a youth worker will be diverse, with many challenging and rewarding career opportunities. The Bachelor of Youth Work and Youth Studies explores complex social issues affecting at-risk youth, such as homelessness, radicalisation, poverty and mental health. It encourages critical debate and investigation of youth in relation to space, digital landscapes, culture, religion, family and the law.

This degree aims to examine and foster the environments in which all young people can thrive and feel confident, connected and safe.



Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 per year full-time, $19,698 total course cost

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 83.7% (national average 70.7%)
Improved skills: 91.9% (national average 86.4%)
Overall satisfaction: 84.9% (national average 86.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Social Work undergraduate courses at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 71.7% (national average 69.8%)
Studying full time: 6.7% (national average 10.6%)
Median full time salary: $59,500 (national average $60,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 098456B
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) Code: BP322

Entry Requirements

The highest level of education you have previously completed will determine which category applies to you.

Entry to this program is competitive. Applicants are ranked and selected in order of merit based on their academic achievement, e.g., ATAR or GPA (including any adjustments).

Applicants with recent secondary education (current or within the past two years)

Successful completion of an Australian Year 12 senior secondary certificate of education or

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