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Special Needs and Intervention Education, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Online
The Special Needs and Intervention Education program offered by Griffith University  is designed to give teachers a competitive edge when seeking or fulfilling leadership roles within special needs education.
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Overview

Graduates of the Special Needs and Intervention Education program offered by Griffith University will develop advanced understandings of current educational issues together with a high level of practical competence in systematically applying school data and evidence based practices to coordinate targeted supports and interventions with staff and parents across school, home, and community settings.

An action research project enables graduates to be successful change agents and leaders in research-based innovation, intervention, and educational change that today's schools value.

Career opportunities

You will find employment opportunities as an inclusion teacher, support teacher or special education teacher working in a range of educational settings. You will be able to advance your professional career to senior leadership positions in special and inclusive education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Schooling and Inclusive Education
  • Targeted Interventions
  • Learners and Learning   
  • Educational Transitions
  • Understanding Research
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Independent Research Study 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    80 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

Applicants to the Master of Special Needs and Intervention Education program are required to have the following:

  • a Graduate Certificate in Special Needs Education (or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.5.
  • English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. 

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27500 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    20000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20000 AUD per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

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