University of New England

Master Online
72 months
45504 AUD/year
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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.

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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 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


96 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
57 (required)

Other requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • National

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

Course Cost based on unit prices 


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