Credit points


Minimum duration

3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Approved locations

  • Strathfield


Available to cohorts on other campuses by arrangement.

EFTSL value of units : All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

Admission requirements

An applicant must also comply with the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy.

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

a. Completion of Higher School Certificate admission requires meeting the specified ATAR score


b. Appropriate experience working in community-based organisations which provide a service to people with a disability

All students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy

Disclaimer :The Course entry requirements above are for 2021 Admission. Refer to your relevant Tertiary Admission Centre website for future years' entry requirements.

Completion requirements

To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 170 cp from Discipline Studies units (Part A);
  2. 30 cp from Professional Practice Specialisations (Part B);
  3. 20 cp from Elective units (Part C);
  4. 20 cp from the Core Curriculum Units (Part D).

A student who has completed the Associate Degree in Inclusive Education and Disability Studies may be granted advanced standing.

Other requirements

Requirements for working with children and vulnerable people: All students enrolled must obtain a national police check before they may enter a workplace.

Requirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld), Working with Vulnerable People (ACT) or Working with Children Check (NSW and Vic). All students must bring police check documentation from their own countries. Australian students who have lived in another country for 12 months or more must provide a police check from that country for that period.

Exit points

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Associate Degree in Inclusive Education and Disability Studies may exit with that award.

Progression requirements

It is recommended units are undertaken in the order they appear in the course map. However, students are permitted to select units from two levels but should not undertake advanced level units (300-level) until they have completed all introductory level units (100-level).

Part A : Discipline Studies

Complete exactly 170 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDAC133Attitudes and Inclusion10Foundation Studies
EDAC137Disability Studies10Foundation Studies
EDES103Understanding Learners and Their Contexts10
EDAC135Inclusive Learning10Learning/Teaching
EDAC150Understanding Technology and Communications Systems10Learning/Teaching
EDAC223Instructional Delivery10Learning/Teaching
EDAC250Technology and Communication Systems in Action10Learning/Teaching
EDAC317Supporting Learning10Learning/Teaching
EDAC225Family Studies and Disability10Social Inclusion
EDAC252Belonging and Inclusion10Social Inclusion
EDAC224Understanding Behaviours and Disability10Behaviour Support
EDAC314Positive Behaviour Approaches10Behaviour Support
EDAC151Diversity and Wellbeing10Disability
EDAC251Ethical Considerations for Diversity10Disability
EDAC220Human Rights and Equity10Leadership
EDAC318Leadership for Inclusion 110Leadership
EDAC319Leadership for Inclusion 210Leadership

Part B : Professional Practice Studies

Complete exactly 30 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDAC138Disability Support Practice10
EDAC227Person Centred Practice10
EDAC313Evidence Based Practice10

Part C : Electives

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
EDES105Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledges, Histories and Cultures10
ENGL110Reading Literature: Form and Genre10
ENGL205Australian Literature for Children and Young Adults10
NMBR140Introduction to Mathematical Thinking10
EDEC211Infant and Toddler Studies10
EDSI100Science in Our World10
SOCS100Introduction to Sociology10
SOCS108Contemporary Society and Change10

Part D : Core Curriculum Units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC100Self and Community: Exploring the Anatomy of Modern Society10
PHCC102Being Human10
PHCC104Ethics and the Good Life10
CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
UNCC300Justice and Change in a Global World10
PHCC320The Just Society10

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