Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Year and Campus:||2014 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Dr Lisa McKay-Brown
Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
Current research on inclusive practices has identified a need for more classroom teachers to be trained in special education and early intervention at pre and post service level. The Master of Education (Special Education, Inclusion & Early Intervention) aims to do this by providing training to teachers and practitioners in understanding the learning and programming needs of children and students with disabilities enrolled in specialist, regular schools and preschools.
This is a coursework classified course. Graduates of this course will be eligible to apply for VIT recognition.
Please note that this course will not give you registration to teach in Australia.
Information in this page relates to the Master of Education (SEIEI) 960SE course. Students who do not wish to obtain, or are not eligible to apply for VIT recognition should refer to the Master of Education (LI&HI) 960NE course.
Students completing this course will:
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This course is comprised of five compulsory subjects and an elective.
|Subject Options:|| |
There are five compulsory subjects:
Study Period Commencement:
August, Semester 2
Select one of
Study Period Commencement:
An applicant may be eligible for entry into the Master of Education (Special Education, Inclusion & Early Intervention) if they have:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Graduate School of Education welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Graduate School policy to take reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the Graduate School’s programs.
In all courses
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
Graduates from this program are eligible to apply for entry to the Doctor of Education program or a PhD after completion of a 50-point Postgraduate Certificate in Educational Research, provided they meet the entry requirements and subject to achievement of an H2A GPA. Please note also that graduates of an undergraduate Honours degree may already be eligible for doctoral studies, subject to the same entry and achievement requirements.
Graduates of this course will be recognised by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as a special education teacher. Qualified teachers who complete this course can work as a teacher in an early intervention setting or a special school, or as a specialist in a regular school.
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/professional_development/course_list/special_ed_inclusion_and_early_intervention|
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