Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies (MDInS)

University of Waikato New Zealand

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The award
MDInS

How long you will study
18 Months

Domestic course fees
NZD 7044 per year

How you will study
find out

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
NZD 27825 per year

All study options

About Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies at University of Waikato

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.

The Faculty of Education offers a postgraduate study award to associate teachers in recognition of their work in supporting the Faculty's initial teacher education programmes and students.

Career opportunities

  • Community Leader
  • Policy Analyst

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardMDInSHow you will study find outHow long you will study18 months
    Course startsFebruary, JulyDomestic course feesNZD 7044 per yearInternational course feesNZD 27825 per year

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Waikato to find course entry requirements.

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