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Master of Learning Intervention

    • CRICOS Code: 085104M

    Course overview

    • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
    • On Campus (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Start Year Intake - February

    Overview

    ✓ The only course of its kind in Australia

    ✓ Become a Victorian Institute of Teaching endorsed educator

    ✓ Two streams for a range of professionals

    ✓ Research-driven learning

    ✓ Range of scholarships available

    Build the skills required to support the specialist learning needs of children and young people by studying a Master of Learning Intervention. Through the course, you'll develop the ability to teach and create specialist curriculum to support a range of disabilities and learning difficulties.  In this course, you will learn how to implement evidence-based teaching that optimises student learning while specialising in one of the following:

    • Disability
    • Specific learning difficulties
    • Deaf Education (DE)
    Who is the course for?

    The Master of Learning Intervention has two streams depending on your profession or desired outcomes. Stream A is suitable for teachers who are eligible for Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) registration but seek additional qualifications to work as special educators. Stream A students may already have worked with people with disabilities, hearing impairments or specific learning difficulties in other community contexts. Stream B is suitable for allied health practitioners, early childhood educators* and international students who are not seeking VIT endorsed special educator qualifications but who wish to increase their understanding and skills in learning intervention.

    Why choose the Master of Learning Intervention with us?

    In the Master of Learning Intervention, which is the only of its kind in Australia, you’ll be taught by a number of internationally-recognised education experts. As students of MGSE researchers, you’ll experience research-led learning, focusing on concepts and findings. As well as strong leaders and educators, the course has also been built for practical application in the real world.

    The reputation of the University of Melbourne is strong and globally recognised, particularly for education where MGSE has been ranked #1^ in Australia. We are at the cutting edge of teaching and research.

    Support while you learn

    We take pride in the excellent support we offer our Master of Learning Intervention students from enrolment, throughout their studies, and beyond. If you are an Indigenous student, we offer a range of support services here at the University of Melbourne via Murrup Barak. Find out more here.

    Download MGSE Education brochure

    *Early childhood educators can also choose to complete Stream A and undertake placement in a primary school or early childhood setting, however, they will not be recognised as special educators through VIT.

    ^QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020: Education