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.

The only course in Australia to study Learning Intervention
In this course, the only of its kind in Australia, 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)

State-of-the-art research
Gain knowledge from the latest in learning intervention research.

Internationally recognised supervisors
We’re home to a number of internationally recognised education experts, and at the cutting edge of teaching and research.

Programme Structure
Course Structure
  • Course code: MC-LI
  • 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
  • 100 points of coursework, comprising:
    • 4 x compulsory subjects unique to your specialisation
    • 2 x 12.5 point electives (these may be chosen from the other two specialisations)
    • 2 x 12.5 point capstone subjects from Steam A or B.

For detailed course and subject information, see the University Handbook: Master of Learning Intervention.

Delivery mode
  • On-campus at Parkville
  • Evenings, weekends and school holiday intensive classes
  • Independent online learning is also included in some subjects
  • Stream A students must complete 30 professional placement days
  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2

Click here to down the course brochure.

Admission Requirements
Entry requirements for the Master of Learning Intervention
  • A four-year education degree, or equivalent, or
  • A three-year undergraduate qualification and a fourth-year level education qualification, or
  • A three-year undergraduate qualification in an area related to education (such as social work, speech pathology, psychology or occupational therapy) and at least two years of documented, relevant work experience.

All applicants must submit a personal statement (MS Word, 20kb) outlining their reason for study and chosen specialisation.

English Language Criteria

All students must meet English language requirements.

Dates & Fees

For more information on Application Dates, click here.

For more information on Fee, Scholarships and Finance matters, click here.

Contact Details

Melbourne Graduate School of Education
Kwong Lee Dow Building
234 Queensberry Street, Parkville

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