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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

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

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. 160 cp from Discipline Studies;
  2. 60 cp from one of the Professional Practice Specialisations;
  3. 20 cp from the University Core Units3

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
EDAC135 10 Person Centred Planning and Inclusive Learning
EDAC139 10 Technology and Communication
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


University Core Units

Unit Code Credit Points Unit Name
UNCC100 10 Our World: Community and Vulnerability
UNCC300 10 Understanding Self and Society: Contemporary Perspectives


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.
3Students who have a conscientious objection to enrolling into all or part of the University Core Units may seek an exemption on a case by case basis.

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