Graduate Certificate in Special Needs Education

Program code


Available at


Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt


South Bank





1 year part-time

Credit points


Indicative fee

$10,000.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher


Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.


To be eligible for the award of Graduate Certificate in Special Needs Education (GCertSpNeedsEd), a student must acquire 40 credit points as prescribed below:

  • gain 40 credit points for the prescribed courses.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. This qualification is accredited as an AQF Level 8 - Graduate Certificate.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for this award describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Students must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 7231EDN Adjustments and Differentiation  10
Tri 1 7193EDN Behavioural Intervention  10
Tri 2 7209EDN Reading Intervention  10
Tri 2 7226EDN Consultation and Collaboration  10