Curtin University of Technology
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.Course Learning Outcomes
Analyse 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 broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge of youth work theory, methods, principles and values with multi-disciplinary research.
Demonstrate knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to make decisions based upon their full environmental, social, cultural and economic implications relating to Youth Work.
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.
Demonstrate use of technologies appropriate to youth work professional practice.
Identify how global context shapes similarities and differences in work with young people in other countries.
Plan, design, develop, implement and evaluate programs and services that meet young peoples 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, analyse and synthesise 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.
One or more of the majors in this course is externally recognised when studied within this course. Refer to the major for more information.
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|Institution Name||Curtin University of Technology|
|Course Duration||Full Time 3 years Start Semester 1 or 2 Part Time 6 years Start Semester 1 or 2|
|Course University||Curtin University of Technology|
Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future. Curtin University is Western Australia’s largest and most culturally diverse university with Australia’s third largest international student population.