As a teacher, you know the importance of continued learning. At Western, we’ve created a range of innovative postgraduate degrees that will further your education career or help you move into a specialised field.
Note: This degree may be completed in 1 year full time or 2 years part time by students who have advanced standing.
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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western.
Live sessions are streamed throughout the year, where you can find out more about course content, admission requirements and career outcomes.
Teach. Manage. Lead.
A Master of Inclusive Education gives you the skills you need to support people with additional needs in a range of settings, including early childhood, primary, secondary and post-school. And if you are qualified to teach in either primary or secondary school, you will emerge as a recognised Special Education teacher for K-12 by the NSW Department of Education.
This three-year part-time course is delivered online and on-campus, to fit in with your busy teaching schedule. A four-day-intensive teaching session is held in January and July each year, with an additional mid-semester one-day workshop. If you have a postgraduate (Level 8) qualification in Education or a related discipline, you can apply for up to four units Advanced Standing, meaning you can complete your studies in just two years.
This course is taught online and on-campus, to fit in with your current teaching demands.
Top 4 in Australia for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education
Western is ranked 16th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.
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As an inclusive education graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Special education teachers in government and non-government agencies
- Early childhood intervention specialists
Special Education Teacher
Special Education teachers work with students who have additional learning and support needs. They may work in specialised schools or in Support Units within a regular school.
Allied Health Professional
Allied health professionals work to support individuals who either have a recognised disability or are identified at risk to optimise their development and quality of life.
Early Childhood Intervention
Early childhood teachers with qualifications in special education may work within the early childhood sector and government and not-for-profit sector to directly support young children with disabilities and their families to optimise outcomes for the child and family.
Social workers and youth workers with additional qualifications in inclusive education apply their expertise to promote the welfare of people with disabilities in a range of ways, including enhancing access to funding and services.
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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.