Master of Disability Practice and Leadership - 2 years

Flinders University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00114A

This course aims to provide advanced insights into theoretical and practical matters in disability to improve professional decision making, broadening the professional opportunities for graduates within an evolving policy and practice context. Assist students to become National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) aware, knowledgeable, effective and respected professionals in their chosen field and prepare graduates with advanced skills and specialised knowledge that can be applied to support the inclusion and citizenship of people with disability in their local communities.


Students must complete up to eight core (compulsory) topics and up to eight option topics chosen from a range of option topics available. These topics aim to enhance leadership skills required to work within a rapidly changing disability and human services field.


  • Autism
  • Behaviour management
  • Communication difficulties
  • Community inclusion
  • Intellectual disability
  • Physical disabilities
  • Technology and disability
  • Transition from school to adult life

Standard entry requirements

Applicants must normally hold a bachelor degree or equivalent qualification.

Study pathways

The University may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, consider applicants who do not hold a bachelor degree or equivalent but can demonstrate relevant higher education study with relevant work experience, or relevant work experience which may meet the requirements for entry into the course. Please contact the University for further advice.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Bedford Park International: $78,600 Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years

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