Course Description

Contemporary understanding of disability acknowledges the rights of people with a disability to be full and participating members of society. Many people with a disability, particularly those with learning and intellectual disabilities, require either episodic or lifelong support to take their rightful place in society. The course is designed to provide a specialisation in community or school education. You will develop a holistic view of disability and of the social structures that influence learning and development for people with a disability. This includes the theoretical frameworks for understanding disability, social justice and empowerment, advocacy, influence of disability on learning, social dynamics and positive behaviour support. The Bachelor of Inclusive Education and Disability Studies is for students who want a career in disability or human service management. Students will develop a holistic view of disability and the social structures that influence learning and development for people with a disability. This includes areas such as: ·social justice and empowerment advocacy the influence of disability on learning social dynamics and positive behaviour support.Students can tailor the course to their interests by selecting topics in assessment tasks, fieldwork components and the selection of specialisation units. There is a mix of assignment and project-based assessments to help integrate practice and theory.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $6,560 per year full-time, $19,680 total course cost

Duration

3 years full time, 6 years part time

Starting dates

February

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education undergraduate courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 55.4% (national average 59.9%)
Improved skills: 79.4% (national average 77.9%)
Overall satisfaction: 80.9% (national average 77.8%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their undergraduate degree from Australian Catholic University (ACU). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education undergraduate courses at Australian Catholic University (ACU) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 80.7% (national average 77.5%)
Studying full time: 4.6% (national average 7.4%)
Median full time salary: $61,000 (national average $62,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 013149E


Entry Requirements



Lowest ATAR to receive an offer: 50
Median ATAR to receive an offer: 64
Highest ATAR to receive an offer: 83

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