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Flinders University

  • 19% international / 81% domestic

Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies

  • Graduate Certificate

This articulated program offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is professionally oriented.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$8,818 per year / $8,818 total
International Fees
$14,350 per year / $14,350 total

About this course

This articulated program offered by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences is professionally oriented. The Graduate Certificate is designed to meet the needs of practitioners working in education, health and community services that support people with disabilities. Students choose topics relevant to their area of specialty. These may include: autism, behaviour management, community inclusion, technology and disability, intellectual disability, physical disabilities, communication difficulties and transition from school to adult life for students with disabilities. Additional Graduate Certificates in specific areas such as Autism Spectrum Disorders and Technology and Augmentative Communication, are also available. Other specialist areas such as Down Syndrome and Dual Disabilities are offered from time to time, in response to community interest. The Masters provides advanced professional experience for graduates from a range of professional fields associated with disabilities, including nursing, psychology, social work, education and medicine, and assists them to become effective and competent leaders and scholars in the field of disability studies. It is concerned, at an advanced level, with general principles relating to disabilities, but students are invited to specialise in areas of particular interest.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Nursing courses at Flinders University.
80.3%
Overall satisfaction
71%
Skill scale
65.9%
Teaching scale
90.9%
Employed full-time
$83.5k
Average salary