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Disability and Developmental Education, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #251 (WUR) Adelaide, Australia
Develop the knowledge and skills to shape an inclusive society. Enjoy a highly sought-after career qualification in a growing sector as a developmental educator providing support, advocacy and services for people of all ages with diverse needs, including developmental and acquired disabilities with the Disability and Developmental Education programme at Flinders University.
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Overview

Please note effective 20 March 9pm AEDT, the Australian Government implemented new travel bans and restrictions whereby only Australian citizens, Permanent Residents, their spouses and dependants could enter the country. For students who would like to study a course that’s offered on campus, we will work with you to enrol you online first and transition you to campus once the travel restrictions change.

Why study Disability and Developmental Education programme at Flinders University

  • Focus on disability, developmental education and community rehabilitation needs
  • Graduate with a qualification recognised by Developmental Educators Aust Inc for professional practice.
  • Provides exposure to psychology, philosophy, speech pathology, sociology, health, rehabilitation and special education
  • Learn from exceptional lecturers and industry placement opportunities
  • Prepare for a career that helps make a difference in people's lives.

Your career

Potential occupations include:

  • Developmental Educator(see the DEAI for more information)
  • NDIS professional planner/coordinator
  • case manager
  • disability employment consultant
  • family/behavioural support coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
    • Duration description

      Part-time only for domestic students.

  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Blended

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Perspectives on Disability and Rehabilitation 
  •  Lifespan Development 
  •  Health Issues and Disability 
  •  Human Diversity 
  •  Interpersonal and Interprofessional Communication 
  •  Communication and Language  

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    60

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    50

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

    More about PTE Academic

General Requirements

  • To gain direct general admission to an undergraduate course at Flinders, you must have successfully completed a recognised secondary education qualification overseas or in Australia, and satisfy our English language proficiency requirements.
  • CRICOS: 058482J

Studyportals Tip: Students should consider taking one of the Pre-Bachelor's below. these courses will be necessary if:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38500 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7300 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Adelaide

  • 1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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