Master of Disability and Inclusion Studies (MDInS)

University of Waikato

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The award

How long you will study
18 months

Domestic course fees
NZD 7044 per year

How you will study
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Course starts
February, July

International course fees
NZD 27825 per year

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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. More information on Associate Teacher Postgraduate Study Award

Career opportunities

  • Community Leader
  • Policy Analyst

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