24 months
33000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Teaching - Special Education (Secondary) program at Flinders University is designed for those who wish to teach students in regular classroom settings as well as students with special education needs in secondary or special settings.   

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They combine studies in primary or secondary education with studies in special education. Included are curriculum studies, special education studies and professional experience.

Your career  

The Teaching - Special Education (Secondary) program from Flinders University prepares graduates to enter the teaching profession with confidence and competence. Although the majority of education graduates go on to employment as a teacher in the public or private sector, some choose to follow other pathways. Graduate roles include community education officer, and education and engagement officer.

Potential occupations include:

  • teachers in school classrooms
  • school coordinators and principals
  • curriculum and policy advisers in departments of education
  • advisers to government departments and other policy makers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Teaching and Research in the Education Profession
  • Researching Learners and Learning  
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Experience and Inclusive Practice (Secondary)  
  • Schoolwide Positive Behaviour Support   
  • Functional Behaviour Assessment in Education  
  • Intervention for Students with Literacy Difficulties  
  • Assessment in Education 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 063698F   

  • Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Secondary Specialisation) - applicants must hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification, and must have completed six undergraduate topics (no more than two topics at first-year level and no fewer than two topics at third year level) in one subject specialisation* (preferably two) offered by the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work. Applicants must normally have achieved a Flinders equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 4.00 or above for consideration.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    33000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • $3,985 (Commonwealth supported) 

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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