Master of Education (Special Educational Needs)

Course summary for current students

Year2018 course information
Award granted Master of Education (Special Educational Needs)
Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeE744SP

Offered to continuing students only.

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Master of Education (Special Educational Needs) is designed for qualified teachers interested in a pathway for further learning and employment in the area of special educational needs.

Professional recognition

Endorsed by Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) as meeting the Specialist Area Guidelines for Special Education, for already qualified teachers.

Alternate exits

Graduate Certificate of Specialist Inclusive Education (E544)

Course rules

Students must complete 8 credit points of study comprising 4 core, 2 elective and 2 professional experience units.

Course structure

Core units

ECP703Child Protection

EEI714Individualised Program Planning

EEI715Effective Classroom Management: Positive Learning Environments

EXE732Social Justice and Difference


ECP711Creativity and the Arts in Childhood

EEL702New and Traditional Literacies and Diverse Student Needs

ESM701Teaching Mathematics Successfully

ESP701Education and Development of Exceptional Learners

ESP703 Student Welfare and Discipline Issues (No longer available for enrolment)

Professional experience units

EEI700Practicum Case Study

EEI716Practicum: Special Educational Needs