Deakin University

Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education

Deakin University

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

If you’re passionate about creating a more inclusive tomorrow, the Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education is perfect for you. This specialist course will introduce you to the tools teachers use to make learning accessible to students of all backgrounds and abilities, while bringing you up to speed on current industry challenges. Gain the knowledge and skills required to secure support roles in inclusive education, where you’ll help effect important and much-needed progress to make education across the sectors inclusive for all.


4 credit points of study comprising 3 core and 1 elective


  • Social justice and difference
  • teaching and learning in the inclusive classroom
  • effective classroom management in positive learning environments

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor degree in any discipline
  • Or at least two years of relevant work experience (or part-time equivalent)

Study pathways

On completion of the Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education, an entry pathway into the Master of Specialist Inclusive Education is available for students holding existing Australian teaching qualification. Pathways from Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education into other School of Education programs are also available depending on the programs entry prerequisites. For example, students who have completed the Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education but do not possess Australian teaching qualifications are able to pursue such qualification via entry into the Bachelor of Education or A Master of Teaching. Entry into the Master Teaching (Secondary) is dependent on students having a relevant undergraduate degree to meet the VIT Specialist guidelines to qualify with at least one curriculum area of teaching.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) No
  • Part-time : 1 year
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

"Note that this course is offered to international students by offshore external study only.Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary."

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