Course Description

This degree, offered by the Autism Centre of Excellence, has a multi-disciplinary, whole of life focus. In the Graduate Certificate, you will gain a foundation in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) including communication, learning style and behaviour management.

This degree addresses an area of acute need as determined by the Australian Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Queensland Department of Education and Training, and the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $10,000 total course cost.
International Students: $13,750 per year full-time


0.5 - 1 years full time,

Starting dates

February, July

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Griffith University rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 68.1% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 73.2% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.3% (national average 81.5%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from Griffith University. You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at Griffith University had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.8% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 5.0% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $65,300 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

Griffith University Code: 3270

Entry Requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higher
Relevant work experience (more)