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Course: Master of Inclusive Education in Autism (940AA)

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Award: Master of Inclusive Education
Course Level: 04
Faculty: Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths
University Admissions Centre (UAC) Course Code: 880545
CRICOS Code: 062235A
Offered Locations and Delivery Modes:

  • UC Bruce Campus

Introduction

Note: If you are a prospective student wishing to find out more about the course, please email: study@canberra.edu.au or telephone 1800 UNI CAN (1800 864 226)

Course Requirements

24 credit points at PG level as set out below:
(a) Required units (18 credit points)
(b) Restricted choice (6 credit points)

Students who have attained 96 credit points in a cognate field via the Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma pathways are eligible to apply for the coursework Master of Inclusive Education. These students are required to enrol in PG units which must differ from those PG units studied previously in the graduate certificate or graduate diploma.

(a) Required: 18 credit points from the following required units:
7450 Topics in Disability and Special Education PG
7451 Professional Practice Frameworks PG
7452 Strategies for High Support Needs PG
7453 Professional Practice in Action PG
7456 Behaviour Documentation PG
7457 Transactional/Developmental Approaches PG

(b) Restricted choice: 6 credit points selected from the following units:
7458 TEACCH PG
or
7461 Professional Studies in Education PG
or
2 x 3 credit point PG-level electives within the Division of Communication and Education approved by the course convener.

Typical Course Structure

Part-time

Semester 1 Semester 2
YEAR 1
7450 Topics in Disability and Special Education PG 7452 Strategies for High Support Needs PG
7451 Professional Practice Frameworks PG 7453 Professional Practice in Action PG
YEAR 2
7458 TEACCH PG or 7461 Professional Studies in Education PG or 2 x 3cp PG-level approved electives 7456 Behaviour Documentation PG
7457 Transactional/Developmental Approaches PG


Full-time

Semester 1 Semester 2
YEAR 1
7450 Topics in Disability and Special Education PG 7452 Strategies for High Support Needs PG
7451 Professional Practice Frameworks PG 7453 Professional Practice in Action PG
7458 TEACCH PG or 7461 Professional Studies in Education PG or 2 x 3cp PG-level approved electives 7456 Behaviour Documentation PG
7457 Transactional/Developmental Approaches PG

NOTE:
Students with a 3 year undergraduate degree who progress to the Master of Inclusive Education in Autism via the Graduate Diploma must study different units in the Masters to those studied in the Diploma.

Course Duration

Standard: 2 semesters; Maximum: 6 semesters.

Admission Requirements

4 year degree in a field cognate to the course, or equivalent.
(This field is interdisciplinary, due to the complex needs of many individuals with disabilities and difficulties. A non-exhaustive list of cognate fields is: education, psychology, counselling, allied health [eg, speech therapy, occupational therapy, social work], welfare, and human services.

Advanced Standing:
Normal University provisions for advanced standing apply.

Subsumable awards

For students with a 4-year degree in a cognate field to the course, the Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education in Autism is subsumable into the Master of Inclusive Education in Autism.
 
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