Disability and Inclusion Studies (2018)

This programme is available for students wishing to develop their understanding and skills in disability and inclusive practice in a variety of professional and community contexts. Initial enquiries should be made to the Postgraduate Studies Office, Faculty of Education.

The Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies is a cross-disciplinary qualification that draws on contemporary theories, methodologies and practices related to the broad field of disability and inclusion. It is intended for postgraduate students who have either a) an undergraduate teaching qualification and experience as a teacher or b) an undergraduate qualification and some experience as a practitioner in the disability field. The programme is designed for those who wish to develop an area of expertise that will provide them with a greater depth of conceptual, research and practical knowledge in this field.


  • Prescriptions for the PGCert(DInS), PGDip(DInS) and MDInS
    To complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Disability and Inclusion Studies, students must

    take 60 points at 500 level including HDCO521 and 30 points from the following list.

    To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Disability and Inclusion Studies, students must take 120 points at 500 level, including HDCO521 and 60 points from the following list.

    To complete an MDInS, students must take 180 points at 500 level including HDCO521 and either DSOE557 or PCSS502, and at least 60 points from the following list including a Directed Study equivalent to 30 points, a Dissertation equivalent to 60 points, or a Thesis equivalent to 90 or 120 points.

    Candidates who hold a BTchg(Hons), BSocSc(Hons) or a PGDip(DInS) or equivalent must take a further 120 points at 500 level, including any required papers, to complete the Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies.

2018 Catalogue of Papers information as of 20 September 2017 4:40pm

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