Course Description

Would you like to develop the specialised skills, knowledge and values you need to teach children with special education needs, and for leadership, consultancy and resources roles in Special and Inclusive Education? This program will equip you to tackle the real-world challenges that teachers face in the classroom every day.

You will explore how to work with students who have special education needs, how to prevent disruptive behaviour and teach students with learning difficulties. You"ll gain a broad perspective on the issues, practices and philosophies in special and inclusive education.

You'll benefit from the cultural and professional diversity of learning alongside local and international students and teachers from a broad range of backgrounds, including early childhood, primary, secondary, post-secondary, public and private schools, and mainstream, support and specialist school teachers.

Tuition Fees

Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP): $6,566 total course cost.
International Students: $40,000 per year full-time


1 year full time, 2 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 67.9% (national average 69.1%)
Improved skills: 79.0% (national average 72.8%)
Overall satisfaction: 83.0% (national average 81.5%)

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

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Teacher Education postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 84.3% (national average 80.5%)
Studying full time: 2.4% (national average 5.5%)
Median full time salary: $70,000 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 000674B
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MAEDUCAT3SIE

Entry Requirements