The University of Melbourne

Master of Learning Intervention

The University of Melbourne

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00116K

The Master of Learning Intervention has two streams depending on your profession or desired outcomes.Stream A is suitable for teachers who are registered with the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) and seeking a further qualification in special education. Stream A students may already have worked with people with disabilities, people who are deaf or hard of hearing (DHH) or specific learning difficulties in other community contexts.Stream B is suitable for allied health practitioners, early childhood educators and international students who wish to increase their understanding and skills in learning intervention.

Designed for

Teachers of students with specific learning disabilities


The course has been developed to provide flexibility around professional or family commitments. The courses can be undertaken online or on-campus on a part time for fulltime basis. Classes take place on evenings, weekends and with some school holiday intensives. Stream A students must complete 30 professional placement days. The course is 100 points of coursework, comprising:5 core subjects unique to your specialisation;1 elective subject, chosen from options outside your specialisations;2 capstone subjects from Stream A or B at the end of the course.


  • Disability
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Deaf Education

Standard entry requirements

A four-year education degree, or equivalent, orA three-year undergraduate qualification and a fourth-year level education qualification, orA three-year undergraduate qualification in an area related to education (such as social work, speech pathology, psychology or occupational therapy) and at least two years of documented, relevant work experience.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Domestic: $29,728
International: $38,560
  • Online/Off-campus : 1 year
Parkville Domestic: $29,728
International: $38,560
  • Full-time : 1 year

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