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Autism Studies

Griffith University

Master Online
12 months
Duration
29000 AUD/year
21000 AUD/year
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About

This Autism Studies degree offered by Griffith University, offered by the Autism Centre of Excellence, has a multidisciplinary, whole of life focus. In the masters, you will build on this knowledge and learn about critical issues in autism such as transitions, collaborative practices and environmental management.

Overview

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.

Career

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
  • Introduction to Research Methods          
  • Independent Research Study (capstone course)
  • Understanding Strengths and Managing Difficulties
  • Communication in Autism 
  • Special Topics and ASD

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

80 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

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).
  • CRICOS Provider - 00233E

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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