Master of Education (Special Education)

Torrens University Australia

Course details

CRICOS course code: 095587D

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

A Master of Education (Special Education) prepares educators to support individuals with a range of special educational needs in mainstream classrooms. This course highlights three distinct streams: Autism, Mental Health and Learning. These address the challenges and issues faced by mainstream teachers in mainstream educational practice. It fills a much-needed gap in professional development for teachers in the field.

A Masters in Special Education thoroughly prepares educators to support individuals with a range of special educational needs in mainstream classrooms and fills a much-needed gap in professional development for teachers in the field. The course highlights three distinct streams. The autism stream provides you with advanced skills in supporting people with autism; the mental health stream focuses on mental wellbeing, with an emphasis on anxiety, depression and eating disorders; and the learning stream provides you with the experience to support people with a range of learning needs. This is not an accredited Australian Initial Teacher Education course and therefore does not qualify the student to teach in Australia.

Career opportunities

Special needs education is a response to a large section of our population – our disabled community. You will have opportunities to bring educational value to those living with various disabilities in schools, TAFEs, universities and other agencies seeking to improve special education programs. It also provides an avenue for Lead Teacher status and leadership opportunities within schools and other educational establishments.

Career paths

Leadership role in Literacy
Teacher Aide
Consultancy

Learning outcomes

Investigate, identify and develop innovative solutions in education
Make independent judgements regarding the relevance and effectiveness of current educational developments
Work with other educators and stakeholders towards common goals
Engage in ethical and accountable educational practice

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
22,800 Per Year
Read more34,200 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2022 2 years
Read more2 years full time, 4 to 6 years part time

Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – Academic: Overall 6.5 (min sub-score 6.0); Test of English as a Foreign (TOEFL) – Paper Based Test: 575; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Internet Based Test (iBT): 79-93 (min. 21 in writing); Pearson Test of English (PTE): 58 (min. 50 in all skills); Occupational English Test (OET): C

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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