Highlights

  • Develop specialist knowledge and skills in supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms and schools.
  • Prepares you to assist children, adolescents and adults with learning, social and behavioural challenges.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Highlights

  • Develop specialist knowledge and skills in supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms and schools.
  • Prepares you to assist children, adolescents and adults with learning, social and behavioural challenges.
  • Learn today, use tomorrow with our real-world courses.
  • You can choose to specialise in this area or choose option units across a range of topics.
  • Commonwealth Supported Places available for Australian citizens and permanent visa holders, and New Zealand citizens (subject to change).

Study this course anywhere, anytime.

You don't have to leave home to go to university. This course is one of the many QUT degrees you can study online.

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Why choose this course?

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Inclusive Education) is ideal for teachers and allied professionals who wish to gain knowledge of the theories, current research and implications for instructional practice related to supporting students with learning difficulties and disabilities in inclusive classrooms.

This course is designed to focus on ‘inclusive education’ rather than ‘special education’.

Learn from the best

QUT’s teaching staff collectively represent a diverse range of education knowledge, skills and experiences. Many of these educators are talented researchers in QUT’s Centre for Inclusive Education, with a strong passion for reducing exclusion and increasing inclusion to provide all children and young people with equitable opportunities to learn and develop.  

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What to expect

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Inclusive Education) will draw on your prior experience, and build your knowledge to:

  • understand best practice in inclusive education
  • strengthen your ability to lead the implementation of evidence-based inclusive practice
  • develop skills in the design of multi-tiered supports and reasonable adjustments to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment in consultation with learners and in collaboration with parents, allied health professionals and teacher aides
  • critically evaluate professional practices that support the creation of positive, safe and supportive learning environments for all learners.

Flexible delivery

You may study this course part time. If you choose a selection of option units you can choose to study full-time or part-time.

You can study on campus, online or select a blended approach to suit you. QUT provides a variety of online learning environments to enable you to participate fully, receive expert guidance and support, and be in regular contact with expert teaching staff.

Careers and outcomes

Careers and outcomes

This course is designed to prepare teachers and allied professionals with the knowledge and experience they need in order to best support the learning, social and behavioural needs of diverse learners in inclusive classrooms.

Course articulation

You have the option to keep learning and build towards a Master of Education.

Course articulation

You have the option to further your studies with a Master of Education. In the Master of Education you can choose to continue online study or consider face-to-face studies at our Kelvin Grove campus.

Details and units

To graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Education (Inclusive Education) you will need to complete all units in the Inclusive Education major. You may only study the Inclusive Education major part time.

 

The Graduate Certificate in Education (Inclusive Education) is only available to non-student visa holders or international students studying from their home country. This course is available 1 year part-time. To graduate with the Graduate Certificate in Education (Inclusive Education) you will need to complete all units in the Inclusive Education major.

International students studying on a student visa may only study full time. If that's you, you will need to refer to Graduate Certificate in Education - Choice of Units to create a full-time course structure.

 

 

Requirements

Course code
EU60
Delivery
  • Online
  • Kelvin Grove
Delivery
  • External
  • Kelvin Grove
Duration
6 months full-time
1 years part-time
Duration
1 years part-time
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July
  • A recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline; or

  • A recognised diploma in a relevant discipline with at least two years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in a relevant area; or

  • Five years full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience in the relevant field.

Minimum academic requirements

A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher qualification) in the relevant discipline.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2021 fees

2021: CSP $2,000 per year full-time (48 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $14,900 per year full-time (48 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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HECS-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a HECS-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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