The role of the Disability and Community Inclusion Unit is to educate human service professionals to facilitate, advocate and support the quality of life, community inclusion and self-determination of all people living with disabilities and their families.


We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. 

At the undergraduate level we offer a Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education which is available for on-campus and external study with the option of undertaking Honours in the fourth year. We also offer majors in Health Science, Behavioural Science and Psychology as well as double degrees with Education. We also offer the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (Rehabilitation Counselling).

At the postgraduate level we offer Graduate Certificate and Masters all of which are available for on-campus and external study plus an on-campus PhD in Disability Studies


Our graduates play an important role assisting people living with disabilities to participate in society. They are in high demand as Developmental Educators and disability professionals across Australia and internationally. 

Graduates of the Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education, Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (Rehabilitation Counselling), and the Masters of Disability Policy and Practice are eligible for full membership with the Developmental Educators Australia Inc (DEAI).