Associate Degree in Disability and Community Practice

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00114A

This Associate Degree has been designed to provide with the ability to promote the rights of people with disability to inclusive lives and to building an effective and respectful support workforce allied with this aim.


In the first year, core topics include perspectives on disability, introduction to disability and neurodiversity, research and study skills 1, disability across the life course, introduction to communication diversity and support needs, critical issues in disability practice, and the disability landscape. In the second year, core topics include practicum 1 (100 hour placement), introduction to principles of learning and instruction, employment and disability, research and study skills 2, advocacy and working in partnership, instructional strategies, professional ethics, and disability: health and wellbeing.

Standard entry requirements

This course can be applied for using Year 12, TAFE qualifications, the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT), the Flinders Foundation Studies Program and Tertiary Transfer.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Bedford Park Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
Online Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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