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Bachelor of Inclusive Education and Disability Studies

BInclEd&DisabSt

240 cp

Minimum duration: 3 years full-time or equivalent part-time.

Course available at: Sydney (Strathfield), NSW

EFTSL value of units: All 10 cp units in this course have an EFTSL value of 0.125. Units with a cp value of a multiple of 10 have corresponding EFTSL values.

1. Admission Requirements1

To be eligible for admission to the course, an applicant must have completed the following prerequisites:

Assumed knowledge: Completion of Higher School Certificate.
Additional selection criteria: Applicants with experience working in community-based organisations which provide a service to people with a disability are also encouraged to apply.

2. Requirements for Completion of the Degree2

2.1 To qualify for the degree, a student must complete 240 cp from the Schedule of Unit Offerings, consisting of:

  1. 180 cp from Discipline Studies;
  2. 60 cp from one of the Professional Practice Specialisations;

2.2 A student who has completed the Associate Degree in Inclusive Education and Disability Studies (previously named the Diploma in Education (Habilitation)) may be granted advanced standing.

3. Exit Point

A student who has completed the requirements prescribed for the Associate Degree in Inclusive Education and Disability Studies may exit with that award.

Schedule of Unit Offerings

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Prerequisite (Pre), co-requisite (Co) and incompatible (Inc) units are indicated in parentheses where applicable.

Discipline Studies

Education Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC116

10

Interpersonal Communication Skills

EDAC133

10

Attitudes and Inclusive Education

EDFD167

10

Contexts for Learning and Development

EDRE309

10

Ethics in Professional Practice


Learning/Teaching

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC134

10

Technology and Independence

EDAC135

10

Person Centred Planning and Inclusive Learning

EDAC136

10

Adaptive Communication Supports

EDAC223

10

Instructional Delivery in Community Settings

EDAC224

10

Understanding Behaviours and Disability

EDAC314

10

Positive Behaviour Approaches


Community Inclusion

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC137

10

Disability Studies

EDAC218

10

Supporting Social Relationships

EDAC225

10

Family Studies and Disability

EDAC226

10

Employment Support Issues and Practice

EDAC312

10

Physical and Mental Health Issues


Professional Practice Studies

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC138

10

Implementing Disability Competencies

EDAC227

10

Implementing Person Centred Supports

EDAC313

10

Implementing Action Research in the Community/FBL


Professional Practice Specialisations

Community Services

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDAC220

10

Social Justice, Legal and Policy Issues

EDAC228

10

Case Work and Management in Community Settings

EDAC309

10

Strategic Management of Resources

EDAC310

10

Advocacy, Power and Empowerment

EDAC311

10

Professional Communication and Guidance

EDAC315

10

Lifelong Learning and Ageing


School Education

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name

EDLA107

10

Linguistics for Literacy

EDLA108

10

Children’s Literature for Literacy

EDMA103

10

Exploring Mathematics 1

EDMA309

10

Exploring Mathematics 2

EDST107

10

Science and Technology for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers 1

EDST204

10

Science and Technology for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers 2


1A student must also comply with the Admission Rules.
2Requirements for working with children: All students enrolled must have the appropriate approvals before they may enter a classroom. These are: Blue Card (Qld) or Working with Children Check (ACT, NSW and Vic). International students must bring police check documentation from their own countries.