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2010 Course Handbook

Master of Special Education

Abbreviation: MSpecEd


The Master of Special Education allows students to focus on specialised areas and includes the option of completing a small-scale research project in an area of interest. Candidates should have a genuine interest in special education and a respect for the dignity and rights of all people to learn, regardless of their physical or intellectual disabilities or other special needs. A prior teaching qualification is not required unless applicants want to work as a special education teacher in schools. Career opportunities exist in a wide range of special education and disability settings from the preschool years to adulthood.

General Requirements

  1. Minimum number of credit points: 32
  2. and completion of other specific requirements as set out in the Schedule of Postgraduate Programs