Master of Disability Studies

Macquarie University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00002J; 02942D (ELC)

The Master of Disability Studies will provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to adapt content, teaching methodology and delivery instruction to meet the needs of each individual with sensory disabilities. It will also prepare students for the advanced professional duties required of a qualified special educator working in the area of sensory disabilities, or the expertise to conduct research or complete further study in this field.

Structure

32 credit points at 800 level or above

Subjects

  • Education: deaf and hard of hearing
  • Education: vision impairment
  • Sensory disability

Standard entry requirements

  • Bachelor Honours degree in education, psychology, speech and hearing, special education, disability studies, health sciences, allied health or a related discipline
  • Or Bachelor degree in education, psychology, speech and hearing, special education, disability studies, health sciences, allied health or a related discipline and a minimum of 2 years' full-time work experience relevant to the chosen specialisation
  • Or Bachelor degree and a Graduate Certificate in education, psychology, speech and hearing, special education, disability studies, health sciences, allied health or a related discipline

Recognition

Graduates of the Education: Vision Impairment specialisation are eligible for registration with the South Pacific Educators of Vision Impaired (SPEVI). Graduates of the Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing specialisation are eligible for full membership of the National Australian Association of Teachers of the Deaf (NAATD).

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
North Ryde
No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year

Further information

This course is available for external study only.

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