Master of Education (Special Education)

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Education (Special Education) provides professional training for qualified primary and secondary teachers to take up special education positions in schools. Non-school teachers who want to enhance their general knowledge and skills in special education for young people can also undertake the program.This degree offers sound theoretical foundations and extensive practical skills that address the broader aspects of education and training. You will have the opportunity to incorporate electives from other education areas such as Educational Leadership or Information Communication Technology in Education and Training (ICT), to tailor your degree to your career goals.


  • The Master of Education requires the successful completion of 72 credit points, including:a. A compulsory research methodology subject (EDGZ921) to be taken in the first 36cp of study
  • b. A compulsory research project for the selected specialisation. The research subject is to be taken in the final session of study
  • c. Subjects required for the selected specialisation
  • andd. Electives chosen from the Master of Education Electives Schedule.Students must not complete more than 24 credit points of 800 level subjects.

Standard entry requirements

This specialisation is not currently available to International students.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
UOW Online International: $42,768 No
  • Online/Off-campus : 1.5 years
Wollongong International: $42,768 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years

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