Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Credit points for award: 24
Off-campus: Full-time, minimum 2 semester; part-time, minimum 2 semesters

Full-time mode (new admission suspended from 2018)

Semester 1
GSDD5001
Critical Issues-Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
One Developmental Disability studies elective [6] (see note 2)
Electives [6] (see note 3)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 18 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
GSDD5200
Disability Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

This unit is offered as an elective to students enrolled prior to 2013. For commencing students in 2013 onwards it is a core equirement.
Semester 2
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 6 CREDIT POINTS

Part-time mode (new admission suspended from 2018)

Semester 1
GSDD5001
Critical Issues-Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
Developmental Disability studies elective [6] or relevant to specialisation, from across the Faculty or University (see notes 2 & 3)
SEMESTER 1 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Semester 2
GSDD5200
Disability Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

This unit is offered as an elective to students enrolled prior to 2013. For commencing students in 2013 onwards it is a core equirement.
Semester 2
Developmental Disability studies elective [6] or relevant to specialisation, from across the Faculty or University (see notes 2 & 3)
SEMESTER 2 TOTAL: 12 CREDIT POINTS
Notes
1. GSDD5001 must be taken in the first semester of enrolment. GSDD5200 must be taken in the second semester of enrolment.
2. Choose electives totalling a minimum of 6 credit points from the Developmental Disability Electives List below
3. Choose electives up to 6 credit points, relevant to course specialisation, from across the Faculty or University

Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability)

Credit points for award: 72
Off-campus: Full-time, minimum 3 semesters; Part-time, minimum 6 semesters
Core Units (new admission suspended from 2018)
Complete 12 credit points from the following
GSDD5001
Critical Issues-Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GSDD5200
Disability Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

This unit is offered as an elective to students enrolled prior to 2013. For commencing students in 2013 onwards it is a core equirement.
Semester 2
Elective Units
Students must complete 54 credit points* of elective units comprising:
A minimum of 30cp chosen from the Developmental Disability Electives list below
A maximum of 24cp of elective units, chosen from the Faculty electives list, or from across the Faculty or University, with approval of the Course Director
Capstone units
As their Capstone experience students can select GSDD5006 (6cp), or GSDD5009 (12cp) or GSDD5021 & GSDD5022 (12cp), subject to meeting academic requirements for enrolment
GSDD5006
Inquiry Topic
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in or satisfactory completion of all core units of study for the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) is required. This unit is not available to Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Developmental Disability) students.
Semester 1
Semester 2
or
GSDD5009
Dissertation

This unit of study is not available in 2019

12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
NB: Not available to students enrolled in Graduate Certificate (Developmental Disability) course. Enrolment in or satisfactory completion of all core units of study for the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) is required. Students must have achieved an average result of 75% (distinction) or better across all units of study to be eligible to enrol. Subject to the availability of appropriate supervision.
Semester 1
Semester 2
or
GSDD5021
Dissertation Part 1
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Satisfactory completion of or enrolment in all core units of study for the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) is required prior to enrolment in this unit. Students must have achieved an average result of 75% (distinction) or better across all completed Master's units of study to be eligible to enrol. Subject to the availability of appropriate supervision.
Semester 1
Semester 2
and
GSDD5022
Dissertation Part 2
6    P GSDD5021

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Not available to students enrolled in Graduate Certificate (Developmental Disability) course. Satisfactory completion of or enrolment in all core units of study for the Master of Health Science (Developmental Disability) is required prior to enrolment in this unit. Students must have achieved an average result of 75% (distinction) or better across all units of study to be eligible to enrol. Enrolment is subject to availability of an appropriate supervisor.
Semester 1
Semester 2
*Students completing GSDD5009 or GSDD5021 & GSDD5022 as their capstone experience need only complete 48cp of elective units, as per requirements above.
COURSE TOTAL: 72 CREDIT POINTS

Developmental Disability Electives

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Graduate Studies in Developmental Disability

(new admission suspended from 2018)
Availability of electives may vary from year to year and will generally be available every second year.
GSDD5007
Communication and Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GSDD5011
Autism Spectrum Disorders
6      Semester 2
GSDD5012
Positive Behaviour Support:Promoting QOL

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GSDD5013
Community Living

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 2
GSDD5014
Parenting with Developmental Disability
6      Semester 1
GSDD5015
Physical Health-Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GSDD5016
Sexuality and Developmental Disability

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6      Semester 1
GSDD5018
Mental Health - Developmental Disability
6      Semester 1
GSDD5200
Disability Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2019

6   

This unit is offered as an elective to students enrolled prior to 2013. For commencing students in 2013 onwards it is a core equirement.
Semester 2
REHB5084
Work and Developmental Disability
6      Semester 2
Note
Electives can be taken from any currently offered across the University of Sydney or at other universities. Typically elective units will be taken from those currently on offer within the Faculty of Health Sciences - see Faculty Electives, the Faculty of Medicine including Dentistry and Nursing and The University of Sydney School of Education and Social Work. Selection of elective units must be done in consultation with the course director and approved by the head of the academic unit(s) in which the units of study are offered.