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The Master of Education (Special Education, Advanced) at Torrens University Australia thoroughly prepares educators to support individuals with a range of special educational needs in mainstream classrooms and fills a much-needed gap in professional development for teachers in the field.

The Master of Education (Special Education, Advanced) takes a Design Thinking approach to analyse issues and challenges faced by persons with a range of additional learning needs. In particular, it focuses on problem solving, informed by advanced theoretical knowledge, from a person first perspective.

The course highlights three distinct streams; all of which address the challenges and issues faced by mainstream teachers in 21st Century educational practice:

  • Autism stream – provides educators with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with Autism
  • Mental Health stream – provides educators with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with Mental Health challenges, in particular, the three most prominent issues facing contemporary educators, Anxiety, Depression and Eating Disorders
  • Learning stream – provides educators with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with a range of learning needs.

Graduates of the Master of Education (Special Education, Advanced) can progress to further postgraduate studies in related fields of education. They can also pursue advanced career options within the education profession, such as Lead Teacher status and leadership opportunities within schools and other educational establishments. In particular, this course provides graduates with a depth of knowledge and expertise in meeting the needs of all students within mainstream educational settings, which has application across all subject areas, in primary and secondary school contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Education Major Project
  • Introduction to Mental Health Conditions
  • Learning Differences
  • Inclusive Classroom Practices
  • Dyslexia

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

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

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    • Duration description
      Online: 1.5 years
    Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
    • Duration description
      Online: 4 to 6 years
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

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English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

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    6.5

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Academic Requirements

The standard entry requirement is a completed qualification at AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australian University in a relevant field of study or an equivalent overseas higher education qualification or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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    18000 AUD/year
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    Based on the original amount of 18000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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    18000 AUD/year
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    Based on the original amount of 18000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
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