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Education (Autism)

Torrens University Australia

Postgraduate Certificate
8 months
10300 AUD/full
9500 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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This Education (Autism) course from Torrens University Australia is designed to prepare educators, family members, practitioners, integration aides and everyone working or related to people on the Autism spectrum, to gain an invaluable in-depth understanding of the challenges and strengths, and how to respond utilising the person first perspective.

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Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Student will gain a deep understanding of the attributes and challenges of individuals with Autism and their carers managed over the lifespan deepens participants’ knowledge to inform education practices. This is achieved by using a ‘person first’ approach. 

This Education (Autism) course from Torrens University Australia is focussed for students to increase understanding of Autism, develop and apply positive support skills to effectively engage learners in a range of educational environments. You will learn how to create supportive learning environments to shift away from traditional views of Autism to contemporary practice and authentic inclusive education.

Learning outcomes

  • Apply a ‘person first’ perspective to analyse and problem solve issues and challenges
  • Identify and critically analyse biases, prejudices and assumptions associated with Autism in society and educational practice
  • Demonstrate specialised knowledge of Autism theory

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Autism: Contemporary Practices
  • Autism Support Across the Lifespan
  • Person First in Autism

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The standard entry requirement for a postgraduate program is a completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification.
Special Entry Requirements: 
  • Students without an undergraduate degree may be admitted to the Graduate Certificate on the basis of relevant professional experience. Relevant professional experience includes those who are currently working in education-related fields (e.g. Teacher Aides, Library/IT staff) and teachers holding alternative qualifications (e.g. DipEd).
CRICOS: 095592G

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10300 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.
  • National

    9500 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 8 months.


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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Education (Autism)
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