Social and Community Leadership

Build your social and community leadership skills and understand how to create change across community, government, not-for-profit and social-good sectors.

Subject overview

Our programmes equip students with the understanding and skills to create meaningful change whether at community-level or centrally through influencing government policy.

We will support you to develop advanced capabilities in project management, programme design, consultation, research, evaluation and implementation, all within a social justice framework.

Topics include policy appraisal and development, community and environmental psychology, programme evaluation, leading social innovation, human service management, family counselling, youth development, social justice, health and wellbeing, and managing and developing people.

Where can Social and Community Leadership take you?

Study in this area can lead to jobs in organisational leadership, programme design, policy development, social change, community and health development, consultation, and innovation and development. Related jobs include:

  • Community facilitator and advocate
  • Facilitator/educator
  • Not-for-profit organisation leader
  • Policy analyst
  • Programme designer
  • Project manager
  • Social and community programme/services manager or coordinator
  • Social innovator/consultant

Explore your study options in Social and Community Leadership