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Disability, Master

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 72 months
University rank #801 (QS) Online
The Master of Disability at University of New England is relevant to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). It is designed for support workers and others employed by organisations that are delivering disability services, those seeking such employment and students interested in the field of disability management.


Students will study clinical and neurobiological, professional and ethical issues in disability management and NDIS business management.In addition, students will complete an in-depth study of disability management, addressing either one or all of the selected areas (e.g. clinical, case management or business issues) and will be required to present a major report. Graduates will be well prepared for the NDIS and the demand for new, client-driven services and support arising from the scheme. The Master of Disability is offered at University of New EnglandGraduates of the Master of Disability may apply for admission to research higher degrees and other doctoral programs.

Career Opportunities

Graduates will be qualified for employment in organisations providing disability services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Human Development 
  • Clinical and Neurological Issues in Disability Management 
  • Biomedical Basis of Disability Identification, Impact and Resourcing 
  • Biomedical and Funcational Impact of Disability 
  • 3iobehavioural Strategies for Managing Disability 
  • Cases, Systems, Organisations and Ethical Practice 
  • A Walk Thorugh the Brain 
  • Understanding and Changing Human Behaviour 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
  • Credits
    96 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • (a) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification in a relevant discipline; or
  • (b) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate in a relevant discipline; or
  • (c) hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma or Bachelor with Honours in a relevant discipline; or
  • (d) hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor qualification or an AQF Level 8 Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma, in a non-relevant discipline; or

Getting a Student Visa

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Tuition Fee

  • National

    45504 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45504 AUD per year and a duration of 72 months.
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