Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Disability and Inclusion

Deakin University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00113B

Study four core units, which are consistent with core units from the Master of Disability and Inclusion, and feel confident about contributing to more inclusive, accessible communities once you graduate. The topics you will cover are informed by leading disability theory and practice. The curriculum has been carefully designed to meet the needs of the contemporary disability sector you will be working in once you graduate. You will gain an expert understanding of what underpins high quality individualised planning – a key feature of the NDIS in Australia, and used internationally to uphold the rights of people with disabilities embedded in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.(UNCRPD). Our partnerships with key organisations such as the NDIS, and other peak government and non-government disability organisations, as well as our international partners including the United Nations, and key disability researchers and advocates across the globe means the door will be open to professional networks and exciting employment opportunities.


4 credit points. All four 1 credit point units are core units (these are compulsory).


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Standard entry requirements

Entry will be based on performance in Bachelor Degree or higher or two years relevant work experience or evidence of academic capability judged to be equivalent or Certificate IV in Disability with at least three years’ work experience in the disability sector. Selection is competitive, meeting these minimum requirements or their equivalents does not guarantee selection into this course. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please refer to this course entry on the Deakin University website to read about ways of satisfying the English language proficiency requirement.


not applicable

Study pathways

This course provides a pathway to higher degree by research courses and other postgraduate coursework programs.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $12,600
International: $16,100
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

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