University of Newcastle

Graduate Certificate in Special and Inclusive Education

University of Newcastle

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00109J

The program is suitable for regular teachers working within inclusive contexts and also for teachers who wish to gain additional qualifications with a view to employment as a special education teacher. The program will enable qualified allied health professionals to understand and utilise educational strategies to assist children and adolescents with additional needs. The program provides theoretical and practical skills so you can cultivate a rich learning environment, supported by your specialised skills in diversity programming and adjusted learning activities which support individual students.


20 units of compulsory courses20 units of directed courses


  • Deaf studies and deaf education
  • Early childhood
  • Emotional disturbance/behavioural problems
  • Special Education

Standard entry requirements

  • 4 year Bachelors Degree
  • Or 3 year Bachelors Degree
  • OrAdvanced Diploma or Diploma in a related field/discipline and 2 years relevant work experience
  • OrAdvanced Diploma or Diploma not in a related field/discipline and 3 years relevant work experience
  • OrAt least 5 years relevant work experience in a related field/discipline.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 0.5 years

Fee comments

Campuses: Online.

Fees are indicative and subject to variation. Overall program fee may vary based on course selection.

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