Master of Education (Inclusive Education)
Expertise in contemporary learning practices for unique learners
Take a person-centred approach to education. Informed by advanced theories, you’ll explore strategies for people with additional learning needs. Focus on autistic learners, mental health, or learning differences. Broaden and unlock career options.
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At Torrens University Australia you can tailor your study to suit your lifestyle. Thanks to their innovative digital learning system you’ll gain the ultimate in flexibility, and still receive personalised guidance from academics and access to work placement, mentorship and internship opportunities. Online you can attend live classes or view recorded sessions, connect with lecturers and fellow students, and access content on-demand 24/7.
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What you'll learn
As one of Australia’s fastest-growing universities, we take a progressive approach to learning. Our courses are co-designed, developed and delivered with industry, giving you confidence that you’ll graduate job-ready.
During this course you will:
- Apply innovative solutions and evidence-based best practice to complex educational opportunities and challenges.
- Proficiently implement design thinking, research skills and technology initiatives to improve local and global educational practice.
- Justify and communicate complex educational problems to optimise inclusive teamwork.
- Practise commitment to social justice to validate positive educational outcomes.
- Model inclusive leadership to impact change in a professional learning context.
- Demonstrate mastery of the person-centred approach to a diverse range of education contexts.
- Apply specialised knowledge and skills to design and evaluate inclusive learning environments.
- Analyse diverse sources of data to inform and assess stakeholders' learning across diverse educational contexts.
You will be prepared for advanced career options within the education profession, in leadership and management, lead teacher, education policy and consultancy, or academia roles. You will have career opportunities within governmental education departments and non-governmental local and global education organisations.
Potential career paths
- Education Lead
- Disability Support Manager
- Teacher Aide
- Policy Development
- Education Services
- Community Development Project Officer
- Research Officer
Torrens University Australia offers flexible entry options and study pathways, whether you’re finishing school, pursuing career progression or looking for a change.
Entry requirements for this course includes:
AQF Level 7 (Bachelor degree) or above from an Australia University ;OR
An equivalent overseas higher education qualification ;OR
Combination of formal (below AQF7) or non-formal qualifications and three yeas of relevant professional experience includes those who are currently working in education-related fields and teachers holding alternative qualifications.
English Proficiency Requirements
Standard English language requirements apply.
Don’t meet the entry requirements? We have numerous pathway programs to get you started. Contact our Future Student Advisors to learn about alternative entry options.
Credit for previous study or work
Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.Torrens University offers pathway opportunities to further your learning.
If you have already completed a qualification you may be able to credit this against a degree with Torrens University, even if it’s from another institution. This is called Recognition of Prior Learning.
Under Torrens University's Recognition of Prior Learning policy, you may be eligible for a reduction in tuition costs if you have previous study and/or work experience.
Our Future Student Advisors will happily walk you through the application process.
The Master of Education (Inclusive Education) takes a design-thinking approach to analyse challenges faced by people with a range of additional learning needs. It focuses on problem solving in education, informed by advanced theoretical knowledge from a person-centred perspective.
This degree highlights three distinct streams: the autism stream, which provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting an autistic individual; the mental health stream, which provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with mental health challenges; and the learning differences stream, which provides you with advanced knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with a range of learning needs.
Tailor your study to your lifestyle thanks to our innovative digital learning system, accessible from anywhere with 24/7 personalised support. With all your course materials online, and the option to study full or part time, on-campus, online or a blend of both it's all about flexibility.
Course duration: 1.5 Years full time, 3 Years part-time
Degree structure details
Recommended Study Pattern
To graduate with this qualification, a student must satisfactorily complete 12 subjects. Ten core subjects and 2 Electives of 10 credit points each, for a combined course total of 120 credit points.
To graduate with this qualification, a student must satisfactorily complete 12 subjects. 10 core subjects and 2 Electives of 10 credit points each, for a combined course total of 120 credit points. The Master of Education (Inclusive Education) would normally be undertaken over 1.5 years full time study or 3 years part time study.