Fast facts

Course type: Undergraduate degree
Course length: 1 year
Location: On campus


2016 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR): 60.00
Bonus points: Yes


Course overview

The Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education has a multi-disciplinary focus, with contributions from psychology, philosophy, speech pathology, sociology, health, rehabilitation, leisure and special education.

This one year pathway is designed for students who want to gain entry into the Bachelor of Health Sciences. By successfully completing all topics in this pathway program and achieving an overall Credit grade point average (or above), students can transfer into the Bachelor of Health Sciences (3 years full-time/equivalent part-time including pathway year)*.

Students who progress onto the Bachelor of Health Sciences will undertake a core program in psychosocial and biophysical sciences with a health emphasis.

They will also pursue one of the following majors:

  • Disability and Community Rehabilitation
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Management
  • Life Sciences or
  • Nutrition.

Students who do not achieve the required grade point average or who do not wish to pursue the Bachelor of Health Sciences can remain in the Bachelor Disability and Developmental Education (4 years full-time/equivalent part-time).

Concurrent degree

This course can be undertaken concurrently with most other courses offered by Flinders University. You apply for one course initially and can apply for the other course you wish to study concurrently in a subsequent year (or mid year if available) via the internal transfer process.

Combine with the Bachelor of Letters

The Bachelor of Letters is available to all students studying a degree at Flinders and is available in languages, English, creative writing, innovation and enterprise, and sports performance coaching. It enables you to follow your interests and aspirations and enhance your career prospects by undertaking a second area of study in addition to your primary degree. You will graduate with two qualifications, expanding your employment opportunities.

Criminal history check

Prior to professional experience placements, you will need to undergo criminal history checks.

What will I study? 

Refer to the course rule.

Entry requirements

Prerequisities: None

Domestic students: You can qualify for undergraduate courses through: year 12 qualifications, adult entry (STAT/Bridging Program), TAFE/VET qualification, higher education transfers. Flinders also offers a range of special access schemes. Refer to undergraduate study applications.

International students: This course is not available to international students.

Additional requirements: Prior to professional experience placements, students will need to undergo criminal history checks.

Applications and annual fees

Domestic students
SATAC code: 234191
Mid year entry: No
Applications: SATAC Uniweb 
Annual fees:

Place type: Commonwealth supported

2017: $7,020

 

International students
CRICOS code: This course is not available to international students.
Mid year entry: This course is not available to international students.
Applications: This course is not available to international students.
 
Annual fees: This course is not available to international students.


Note:

  • Domestic student fees are indicative only. Further information: How are these fees calculated?
  • We accept international applications for programs commencing beyond the year advertised and tuition fees for these years will be higher. Please note that your tuition fees may be subject to an annual increase.

Credit transfer

Refer to credit transfer for further information.