Disability Studies in Education (Education)

Unit set code: EMADIS | Study level: Undergraduate | Unit set type: Major
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The major in Disability Studies in Education provides you with a professional qualification to teach in special education settings. In undertaking Disability Studies in Education you will gain specialised knowledge and skills that are needed to support the teaching and learning needs of school students living with a disability.

Unit set structure

For a major study students must complete 96 credit points of study comprising:

  • 24 credit points (2) Curriculum and Pedagogy units
  • 72 credit points (6) Specialist Area units
What is a unit?

A full course is made up of several smaller topics or subjects. These are referred to as 'units'.
Most courses have compulsory 'core' units, as well as optional units.


'Credit points' are the value that each unit contributes towards your course.
Most units at VU are worth 12 credit points. You will need to complete the required course credit points to graduate.

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