O que eu aprenderei?

Equips students with skills in analysing, researching and explaining interactions between people and their environment.

The course is ideal for students with a humanities background who are interested in a career in psychology and related areas such as children studies, youth work, human services and justice.

Professional Youth Work Major

Provides an opportunity for students to combine a youth work major with complementary areas of study.

This includes Aboriginal and Intercultural Studies, Addiction Studies, Health Promotion, Community Work, Criminology, Psychology, Counselling, Visual Arts, Media and Communications, and Event Management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze and evaluate the contribution of youth work to society, communities and young people demonstrating cross cultural responsiveness.
  • Apply and evaluate sustainability principles in program design and development and problem solving in the context of youth work professional practice.
  • Apply understanding of sociocultural and international diversity and other values that are the underpinning of youth work as a discipline/
  • Demonstrate English literacy appropriate to professional youth work communication, including all relevant forms of oral and written communication, both formal and informal.
  • Demonstrate ability to collaborate professionally with others through team work in academic and professional environments.
  • Demonstrate numeracy proficiency appropriate to professional youth work including numeracy sufficient to develop and read budgets for service provision and to interpret and produce reports that include qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Plan, design, develop, implement and evaluate programs and services that meet young people's needs and the requirements of employers and of funding bodies.
  • Professionally and ethically communicate youth work knowledge amongst diverse audiences including young people, families, colleagues and the public.
  • Review, analyze and synthesize youth and community work knowledge by engaging in both critical thinking and reflective practice to resolve problems encountered in professional work as a novice graduate youth worker.

Employment opportunities

Prepares graduates for a diverse range of positions in youth work. Depending on students' selection of complementary studies they may wish to pursue careers with a special focus on recreation, sport, adventure programs, youth arts, youth counselling, addiction services, youth mental health services, or youth justice. Entry level positions may be in youth welfare services including homeless support services, youth health, youth advice, advocacy and support programs. Graduates also find employment in youth holiday programs, youth activity centres, informal education with young people, school-based support programs, and chaplaincy. Employers of youth work graduates include, Local, State and Federal Government, National Charities and local community organisations.

Possible future job titles

Youth Worker, Youth Support Worker, Youth Development Officer, Youth Activities Officer, Youth Welfare Worker, Youth and Family Mediation, Youth Health Educator, Youth Policy Officer, Youth Outreach Worker, Youth Engagement Worker, Youth Mental Health Worker, School Chaplain, Youth Mental Health Care Coordinator, Youth and Community Worker, Community Education Worker (Youth), Youth Officer, Youth Liaison Worker, School Retention and Participation Officer. Youth Accommodation Worker, Student Support Officer, Youth Counsellor.

De qual departamento farei parte?

School of Arts and Humanities

CRICOS

003733E

Opções de estudo

Período integral (3 anos)

Valores
A$32.300,00 (R$ 87.685) por ano
Data de início

24 Fevereiro 2020, 27 Julho 2020

Localização

Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Joondalup Campus,

270 Joondalup Drive,

JOONDALUP,

Western Australia,

6027, PERTH, Australia

Online/a distância (3 )

Valores
A$32.300,00 (R$ 87.685) por ano
Data de início

24 Fevereiro 2020, 27 Julho 2020

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Applicants must have obtained minimum of 24 points (minimum of 28 points for Law) consisting of aggregate from 3 higher level and 3 subsidiary level. Minimum grade 3 at higher level for an English subject, or minimum grade of 4 at standard level for an English subject. English Language Requirements accepted: Academic IELTS: An overall band score of 6.0, with no individual band less than 6.0; TOEFL: Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better; TOEFL iBT: Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17; PTE Academic: PTE Academic 52, with no scores less than 50 for courses with a current requirement; University of Cambridge [Cambridge English: Advanced]: Pre-2015: A score between 52 - 57 with no less than 'Borderline' in any element of the test. Post-2015: An overall score of 169, with no individual band less than 169; or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 including TWE of 5.

Para estudantes internacionais

All applicants are required to obtain a Working with Children Check card (or equivalent if resident outside Western Australia, for example, a National Police Clearance) prior to commencement of practicum. If a student is denied this card they will not be able to complete the practicum and will not be able to complete this unit set, with equivalents considered.

All applicants must meet the academic admission requirements for this course.

  • AQF Cert IV;
  • Successfully completed 0.25 EFTSL of study at bachelor level or higher at an Australian higher education provider (or equivalent);
  • Special Tertiary Admissions Test;
  • University Preparation Course;
  • Indigenous University Orientation Course;
  • Aboriginal Student Intake Test; or
  • Experience Based Entry Scheme.

Minimum requirements for secondary school results can change, depending on the country where you completed secondary study.

English competency requirements

  • IELTS Academic - Overall band minimum score of 6.0 (no individual band less than 6.0).
  • Pearson English Test (PTE) Academic - 52 with no scores less than 50.
  • TOEFL iBT - Minimum score of 70, with no individual score less than 17.
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) - Minimum score of 550, including Test of Written English of 5 or better.
  • International Baccalaureate - Higher level English grade 3 (2011) or grade 4 (2012 onwards) or a Standard Level (SL) grade of 4. Can be achieved through IB Certificate or IB Diploma. Note: IB Certificate does not satisfy ECU's minimum academic entry requirements for undergraduate entry
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency (CPE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) - An overall minimum score of 169 with no individual band less than 169.

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