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About

In addition to the course aims articulated in the Master of Education, this Special Education from Flinders University aims to:

  • Provide graduates with knowledge of local and global policy, perspectives and practices associated with the education of children and young people with disabilities and special education needs;
  • provide graduates with the knowledge, understanding and skills to design programs that improve the learning and social outcomes for children and young people with special needs;
  • develop skilled professionals, who are able to communicate and collaborate effectively with children, families, and other professionals within a transdisciplinary approach to special education;
  • develop graduates’ knowledge of the variety of educational research methods and their application in special education;
  • provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to undertake procedures for analysis, synthesis and reporting of qualitative and quantitative data in research and evaluation of programs for persons with disabilities or special learning needs and;
  • develop graduates who understand contemporary values and ethical principles that underpin inclusive education and their role in advocacy of children with special needs and their families.

Career

The courses are designed to meet the increasing demand for professional development of current teachers and other professionals. They are not designed to be an initial preparation for teaching and do not lead to teacher registration. Graduates are suitable for careers in a variety of positions ranging from work as teachers in school classrooms, school coordinators and principals, curriculum and policy advisors in departments of education, and as advisors to government and other policy makers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Difficulties
  • Design and Evaluation of Disability Programs
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Management of Physical and Multiple Disabilities
  • Transition from School to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder: Theory and Practice

                          Detailed Programme Facts

                          • Programme intensity

                            You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                            Full-time
                            • Full-time duration 24 months
                            Part-time
                            • Duration description
                              Part-time option just for domestic students.
                          • Credits
                            72 alternative credits
                          • Languages
                            • English
                          • Delivery mode
                            On Campus, Online
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                          English Language Requirements

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                          • Minimum required score:

                            72

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                          • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

                            160

                            C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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                          Academic Requirements

                          Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification in disability studies, psychology, speech and language therapy, physical therapy, occupational therapy or a closely related discipline from an approved tertiary institution.

                          CRICOS Provider: 00114A

                          Tuition Fee

                          • International Applies to you

                            28800 AUD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 28800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
                          • National Applies to you

                            19236 AUD/year
                            Tuition Fee
                            Based on the original amount of 19236 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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                          Living costs for Adelaide

                          • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
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