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Autism Studies

Griffith University

12 months
30000 AUD/year
21500 AUD/year
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This Autism Studies degree offered by Griffith University, offered by the Autism Centre of Excellence, has a multidisciplinary, whole of life focus.


You will gain a comprehensive understanding and skills in research and practice for individuals with ASD, that will enable you to work effectively with learners with autism and their families at home, in school, at work and in the community.

This Autism Studies degree offered by Griffith University address an area of acute need as determined by the Australian Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Queensland Department of Education and Training, and the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.


You will be able to provide quality intervention and management for people with ASD. You will also be well equipped to advance into leadership and specialist roles in education, health, government policy, social work and service provision for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.

Educators with specialised knowledge in providing for the needs of learners with ASDs are in high demand in public and private education sectors as a specialist teacher, school leader, curriculum leader or consultant. 

You will also have the option of completing a research masters and following a career in autism research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Autism across the lifespan
  • Diagnosis and early intervention
  • Understanding Research
  • Research Methods          
  • Independent Research Study (capstone course)
  • Understanding Strengths and Managing Difficulties

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


80 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Provider - 00233E

To be eligible for entry to this Masters program, applicants must have the following:

  • a Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies with a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 scale)
  • OR a Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies (or equivalent).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    21500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21500 AUD per year during 12 months.


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