Community development courses | Open Universities Australia

Community development courses

Take the opportunity to give back to the community

Why study community development online?

Work towards your goals, whether they encompass support for human rights, sustainable development or a focus on other issues of social change. 

Use your study as a basis for work in the not-for-profit sector, consulting, project management, community projects, activism, academia, research, journalism, policy or the legal system.

Studying online means that you can build your skills at a pace that suits you- perhaps fitting in your study around existing work in the community. 

Community development highlights

  • Community development project design and management.
  • Participatory research and evaluation.
  • Examine how social policies impact the world.

Community development specialisations

  • Leadership in community development.
  • Engage critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Understand sustainable development ethos.

Why study online through Open Universities Australia?

Find the right course for you

Explore and choose from thousands of degrees, subjects and short courses from leading Australian unis.

Start studying, regardless of academic history

We offer entry without requirements through single undergraduate subjects from full degrees.

Gain credit towards your degree

Apply for credit for past study, or your work experience, and finish your studies faster.

Graduate with a degree from a leading uni

Enrol through us and graduate with exactly the same qualifications as on-campus students.

Feel supported from start to finish

Our student advisors can guide you in the right direction and help with your enrolment.

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We’ll help you find the right course for you. Our student advisors are ready to answer your questions.

Work out your finances

During your enrolment, we’ll offer you the option to pay upfront in full, or defer your payment using a student loan. Remember to look into income tax deductions for course fees and study-related expenses.

Get credit for your success

We won’t let your hard work go unrecognised. Choose to take a single subject, or combine your work as part of a degree.

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Our student advisors can assist you with enrolment, help you plan your studies, and answer questions about how studying through Open Universities Australia can get you from where you are today, to where you want to be tomorrow.

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