Griffith University

Master of Autism Studies

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This degree, offered by the Autism Centre of Excellence, has a multidisciplinary, whole of life focus. In the masters, you will build on this knowledge and learn about critical issues in autism such as transitions, collaborative practices and environmental management. You will gain a comprehensive understanding and skills in research and practice for individuals with ASD, that will enable you to work effectively with learners with autism and their families at home, in school, at work and in the community.This degree address an area of acute need as determined by the Australian Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, Australian Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Queensland Department of Education and Training, and the Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.


  • Autism across the lifespan
  • Communication in Autism
  • Diagnosis and early intervention
  • Independent Research Study
  • Introduction to Research Methods
  • Quantitative Research in Education
  • Special Topics and ASD
  • Understanding Research
  • Understanding Strengths and Managing Difficulties

Standard entry requirements

Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies (4.5 GPA)


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study pathways

Graduates of the Master of Autism Studies may be eligible to apply for the /Program/5608/Overview Master of Education and Professional Studies Research (5608).

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Online International: $21,000 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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