Bachelor of Youth Development
Wellington Institute of Technology
Total student fees
over 3 Years - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
1. To develop competent youth practitioners who understand the body of knowledge that underpins youth development, are able to apply this knowledge to practice and who have the critical analysis, evidence based and problem solving skills that are required for independent, ethical practice. 2. To develop self awareness and reflective practitioner skills, critical thought, research and evaluation abilities, independent and self-directed study and to prepare students for postgraduate learning and practice. Preparing people to enter into the youth work profession requires training and education that develops competent practitioners able to fulfil youth development practice roles. The Bachelor of Youth Development programme is particularly aimed at meeting the needs of people currently working in the youth development field who need a degree level qualification to support their role.
Key Information for Students
University degree entry requirements or equivalent practical, professional or educational experience in an associated area of youth development or in the social service sector and evidence of suitability based on police vet, child safety check and interview International: IELTS (Academic) 6.5, with no band score lower than 6, or equivalent
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$37,731 - $54,842|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||1%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
Community Waikato Scholarships
Usually between $500 and $1,000.
New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme
Support for tuition, living costs and return airfares.
This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.