Postgraduate major

Inclusive and Special Needs Education

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.

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Overview

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.

This major 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 University

  • 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.

What you’ll learn

  • Evidence-based practices and strategies
  • Understanding diversity and inclusion
  • Cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Inclusion and learning difficulties
  • Policy and legislation implications
  • Hyflex learning strategies

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.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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