12 months
23600 AUD/year
22000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Inclusive Education from Charles Sturt University prepares you to become a skilled educator who works effectively with people with special education needs, teachers, parents and service providers ─ and to become a leader in making education work for everyone.  


Designed for graduates with qualifications in fields such as teaching, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, psychology or nursing, this degree empowers you to secure the best possible outcomes for all students. The Inclusive Education program from Charles Sturt University prepares you to teach, collaborate, consult, advocate and evaluate in an inclusive education environment.

Learn about Australian and international policies and practices in inclusive education, and examine the social, moral, cultural, legal, educational and political influences on the development of inclusive education practices. Choose from teaching, project and leadership strands depending on your career goals. You'll also have the opportunity to gain practical experience implementing curriculum projects, designing instructional plans for special needs children and using diverse assessment procedures.

Delivered online, this course gives you the freedom to choose when and where you complete your degree. You'll have access to a wide range of online study materials, academic support and communication tools.  

You'll learn from leading educators who have made substantial contributions to research and curriculum development over many years. The Master of Inclusive Education is recognised by the NSW Department of Education as an approved postgraduate program at master's level in special education, inclusive education or sensory disabilities for Sponsored Training Education Programs.

Career opportunities

Charles Sturt University's Master of Inclusive Education positions you as a skilled inclusive educator who can act as an agent of change in any work context. You'll have the expertise to take up roles such as special education teacher, social worker, youth worker, disability support worker, curriculum designer, community liaison officer and early childhood intervention specialist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Assessment & Evaluation for Learning
  • Designing & Managing the Inclusive Learning Environment
  • Collaboration & Teamwork in the Inclusive School
  • Teaching & Learning in the Differentiated Classroom 
  • Programming for Students with High Support Needs 
  • Meeting the Needs of Students with Communication Difficulties

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


64 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 00005F 

  • degree of Bachelor of Education or AQF equivalent from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • degree of Bachelor of Education (Honours) or equivalent from an approved tertiary institution; or
  • Bachelor’s degree or AQF equivalent from an approved tertiary institution with an end‐on integrated professional qualification (such as a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Bachelor of Teaching Secondary) in teaching, speech pathology, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, or psychology; or
  • other qualifications and/or work experience deemed to be AQF equivalent; and
  • any additional qualifying subjects or course prescribed by the Faculty Board.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23600 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 12 months.


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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