Special and Inclusive Education

Timetable

Times and locations of lectures and tutorials can be found on the timetable pages.

Course requirements

To qualify for the award of Master of Education (Special and Inclusive Education), a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:

  • 12 credit points of core units; and
  • a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units; and
  • a maximum of 12 credit points from outside the Special and Inclusive Education designation*.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Special and Inclusive Education), a candidate must complete 36 credit points, including:

  • 12 credit points of core units; and
  • a maximum of 6 credit points from outside the Special and Inclusive Education designation.

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Special and Inclusive Education), a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:

  • 12 credit points of core units.

Please note: The availability of units of study, particularly electives, may vary from year to year.

Core units of study

Elective units of study

Capstone units of study

Master’s candidates must complete either the Special Project (6 credit points) or the Dissertation (12 credit points), normally in the final semester of enrolment. Students who intend to undertake a higher degree by research (MPhil, PhD, EdD) in the future should enrol in the Dissertation. Please note that entry requirements apply for the Dissertation – please refer to the application form for further details.

Units of study outside the designation

Graduate diploma candidates may complete one unit (6 credit points), and master's* candidates up to two units (12 credit points), from other designations within the Faculty (with the exception of Higher Education).

*Master's candidates who wish their degree to be recognised as a specialist teaching qualification by the NSW Department of Education and Communities cannot undertake units outside the Special and Inclusive Education designation.