Master of Special Education
This course is designed to equip you with knowledge and skills in all areas of special education, ranging from students at risk, to family and school relationships, communication systems and emerging technologies to intervention programs. It promotes both the inclusion and traditional concepts for educating students with special needs.
An approved Australian four-year Bachelor of Education, Honours degree, approved four-year teaching qualification, specialised Graduate Diploma or approved international equivalent.
NB: Meeting minimum prerequisites does not guarantee an offer of a place. Entry into all La Trobe courses is based on competitive selection and there may be limited places available.
This course gives teachers an additional qualification in special education. Graduates can find work as teachers in schools and special education settings.
The Master of Special Education is endorsed by the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT). Professional registration may require an application to the professional body and may have additional or ongoing requirements beyond the completion of the degree. Please contact the relevant professional body for details.
Fees and costs
$20,200 per 120 credit points.
Do you have an excellent academic record? If you're a full-fee paying student, you may be eligible for a La Trobe College Excellence Scholarship and receive up to a 25% reduction on your course fees.
Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.
How to apply
Applications for Summer Semester 2018/19 will open later this year.
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See Student Handbook for more details
The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: