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Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies examines the issues which produce various related social norms and sets out to produce practitioners who challenge them.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
MDInS
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Mar, Jul
Domestic Fees
$7,740 per year
International Fees
$46,045 per year

About this course

This programme is known for its grounding in a social justice model of inclusive community and educational practice and is relevant for a variety of professionals working in community organisations and schools, and those concerned with disability advocacy and rights.

Studying the Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies (MDInS) you'll gain a stronger understanding of social life and the differences between us, and challenge current approaches used in the education sector and beyond.

The programmes takes on an interdisciplinary approach which draws from education, psychology and social science.

As a graduate, you'll demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of concepts, issues and debates in the area of disability studies, particularly in your own research. Thinking critically and creatively, you will evaluate current issues, research and advanced scholarship in the field of disability studies and work proactively to develop professional relationships with others in the field.

This has been an active programme at Waikato for the past 20 years (previously known as "Special Education", changed to current name in 2011).

Complete coursework at a pace that suits you - part-time while you work, or full-time over 18 months.

Study locations

Hamilton