Disability Studies, Postgraduate Certificate | Flinders University | Adelaide, Australia
6 months
Duration
18750 AUD/full
11772 AUD/full
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About

Become an effective and respected professional in disability. The Disability Studies program from Flinders University aims to broaden the professional opportunities for graduates within an evolving policy and practice context.   

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

By taking the Disability Studies program from Flinders University you will become NDIS aware and develop disability specific knowledge to assist people living with disabilities to participate in all aspects of their everyday life. This could include supporting people with disabilities in their educational, economic, recreational and social participation, and to be recognised as valued members of their local communities.

Your career 

Developmental educators and disability specialists occupy diverse roles across a variety of work areas. Further information can be obtained through the Developmental Educators Australia Inc (DEAI) professional association website.

Potential occupations include:   

  • developmental educator
  • policy officer
  • community development officer
  • support coordinator
  • case manager
  • industry trainer and facilitator
  • systemic or individual advocate
  • project leader /senior project worker.

Potential employers include:

  • disability support services
  • education sector
  • government sector
  • non-government agencies
  • community services
  • social welfare services
  • health/medical services
  • private sector
  • self employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Disability Theory and Professional Practice
  • Communication Difficulties 
  •  Design and Evaluation of Disability Programs 
  • Advanced Practicum in Disability Studies   
  • Directed Study in Disability Studies  
  • Legal, Ethical and Administrative Dimensions of Disability Services

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

18 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 027987G  

Applicants must normally hold an approved degree or equivalent qualification. However, the Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18750 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18750 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    11772 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11772 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National: $7,312 (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.

Funding

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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