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Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies

Postgraduate | GRF-DBS-GCE | 2024

Work alongside people with disabilities

Understand the lived experiences of people with disabilities and become an effective advocate or carer. Delve into disability rights and person-centred approaches to service delivery. Examine inclusive solutions to national policy issues.

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Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies

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Career opportunities

This graduate certificate is for people who are already working with or wish to work with people with a disability. It may allow you to upskill to meet the needs of your current role, to improve the care you can provide to one of your own family members, or to move into and entirely different career. That could be in healthcare, teaching, social work, criminal justice, and many other areas.

Key employment sectors

  • Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training

Potential job outcomes

  • Carer
  • Specialist teacher
  • Nurse
  • Allied health professional
  • Social worker
  • Disability advocate
  • Policy adviser

*Source: Australian Government Job Outlook.

Career outlook

Health and Welfare Services Managers:
Over $120K
Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals:
$93K to $120K
Social Workers:
$75K to $93K
Welfare Support Workers:
$75K to $93K

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