Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipIncEd

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1722.1

AQF Level: 8

Course Status: INACTIVE
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The Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education is designed for graduates with qualifications in a relevant field (e.g. education, and allied health professions such as speech pathology, physiotherapy, psychology, occupational therapy, nursing and social work). These professionals may be either currently working with individuals with additional needs or aspire to move into this area of specialisation. Graduates are equipped with the skills, knowledge and dispositions to enhance their work with individuals with additional needs. The course exposes professionals to theory and practice that will support the holistic development and inclusion of individuals with additional needs. The course considers individuals with a range of disabilities and needs, across the lifespan. Founded on authentic learning experiences, professionals can apply their studies to their current professional situation and/or interests. Students complete 8 units that are delivered through a flexible online mode.

Study Mode
Two years part-time.

Course Advice



CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Penrith CampusPart TimeMulti Modal See above


1722 Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education is an exit award from 1720 Master of Inclusive Education.

1720 Master of Inclusive Education

Course Structure

This course is an exit award only. Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points -by completing eight out of nine of the following units offered in the 1720 - Master of Inclusive Education course:

Core units

102149Inclusive Environments
102156Disability in Context
102166Person-Centred Practice
102154Technology Assisting Learning
102146Effective Working Relationships
102147Assessing to Support Learning
102151Managing Challenging and Diverse Behaviour
102150Universal Design for Learning
102158Learning and Teaching in Challenging Contexts

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