M.Ed. On Campus

Inclusive and Special Needs Education

12 months
28339 AUD/year
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Become a teacher for all and gain the skills needed to teach in ways that are inclusive of students, regardless of their cultural background, social class, gender, sexuality or diverse abilities with the Inclusive and Special Needs Education program at Murdoch University.


All teachers have a responsibility to understand diversity and teach in ways that are inclusive of all students. Through this course, you’ll gain specialist knowledge in order to assist in negotiating the complexity of supporting students with a diverse range of abilities and backgrounds.

You’ll be able to identify and understand diverse learning needs, as well as develop and implement strategies to enhance learning outcomes for these students. The focus will be on inclusion and diversity – learning in the classroom for all students.

The Special Needs Education program at Murdoch University is offered in the Graduate Certificate of Education for primary and secondary teachers and educators to upskill in Inclusive Education.

3 reasons to study Inclusive and Special Needs Education at Murdoch 
  • Our part-time, on-campus or online options help you fit study into your working life.
  • Be mentored by our experienced teaching professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible educator.
  • You’ll have dedicated Student Success Advisors to help you along your postgraduate journey.

Your future career

Murdoch graduates are employed in government and non-government schools and other education related occupations across Australia and throughout the world. This graduate certificate will give you the practical skills and knowledge required to teach diversity, inclusion and special needs education.

Students who successfully complete the Graduate Certificate may apply for admission to the Master of Education (Coursework) and have this accredited towards that qualification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Learning: Multiple Perspectives, Policies and Practices
  • Methods for Teaching Students with High Incidence Disabilities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


12 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 106088F
  • A Bachelor of Education or a Bachelor level degree in any other field plus a Graduate Diploma of Education or Master of Teaching.
  • You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which for most courses can be demonstrated by providing evidence that you have completed Year 11 and 12 in Australia at any level if you are a domestic student, or through either English proficiency tests, university preparation courses, English language courses, previous tertiary study or vocational education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28339 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28339 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • If you are a national student, you may be eligible for a Commonwealth supported place.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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