Deakin University

Master of Specialist Inclusive Education

Deakin University

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

The Master of Specialist Inclusive Education equips qualified primary or secondary teachers with advanced knowledge of contemporary education issues and inclusive education practices within school systems. Deakin’s Master of Specialist Inclusive Education gives you the tools to instil positive teaching practices in the classroom and beyond. You’ll gain highly specialised knowledge and skills to ensure the accessibility, participation and success for students with diverse educational needs.

Designed for

Qualified teachers


  • The course consists of 12 credit points of study including supervised professional experience
  • and a combination of core, research and elective units


  • Effective classroom management
  • Inclusive classrooms
  • Inclusive education
  • Social justice and difference
  • Special education

Standard entry requirements

Bachelor or Masters degree in the field of Education that is a recognised initial teacher qualification for the purposes of registration as a primary or secondary teacher in Australia


Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) for meeting the Specialist Area Guidelines for Special Education, for already qualified teachers.

Study pathways

Credit for prior learning will be granted in accordance with university policy.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Cloud(online) Domestic: $37,752
International: $46,136
  • Part-time : 3 years
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Cloud(online).

Course fee shown is indicative and actual fees may vary.

Further information

This course is not an initial teacher education qualification

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