18 months
25800 AUD/year
25800 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Disability and Inclusion from Deakin University equips students with the academic knowledge they need to pursue professional work in the disability, health and community sectors.   

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Be a part of social change that facilitates inclusion with a Master of Disability and Inclusion . Study a course that’s informed by national and international research, policy and practice. Follow your passion for human rights and equality into research and leadership roles within a growing industry.Want to be the driving force behind a more inclusive society?

The Master of Disability and Inclusion from Deakin University  is deeply connected to the disability industry, the organisations that work within it and the communities they serve. Many of our students have lived experience with disability – either their own or that of someone close to them. 


As a graduate of the Master of Disability and Inclusion, you’ll be perfectly suited for positions including leadership roles in policy, practice and research in Australia and internationally.

In particular, the course was designed to align with areas of knowledge and skills identified in current disability position descriptions. These include:

  • knowledge of disability systems including disability research, legislation and policy
  • high-level communication skills for working with people with disability and their families
  • self-directed approaches to service planning
  • community-capacity building knowledge and skills.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Disability and Inclusion: Contemporary Theory and Lived Experience
  • Planning for Inclusion Across the Life Course
  • Determinants of Health and Wellbeing in the Lives of People with Disability
  • Community Capacity Building - Theory and Practice for Inclusion
  • Disability Research - Inclusive Approaches 
  • Inclusive Design and Technology  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


12 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements.
  • Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course.
  • CRICOS Provider Code 00113B.   

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25800 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    25800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25800 AUD per year during 18 months.


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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