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Our single subjects give you the chance to expand your knowledge without committing to a full degree. These online short courses offer a flexible study schedule to fit around other commitments. Whether you’re taking your first step towards a qualification, making a career change or simply exploring a topic that interests you, our single subjects are a convenient way to learn something new.

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  • Design Thinking for Education (DTE401)
    This course explores the origins and processes of design thinking and its use across a range of disciplines and contexts. You will use design thinking to identify and address an issue within your own professional context. As a result of this process, you will reach an advanced understanding of potential roles as innovators and leaders in education.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education with specialisations in Autism, Learning Differences or Mental Health; and Master of Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Dyslexia (DYX403)
    Viewed across a spectrum, dyslexia can be difficult to recognise. By expanding on your understanding of its traits, you will uncover its complexity. You will be presented with perspectives from the lived experience of individuals and parents with varying contexts and levels of support requirements. This understanding will create a platform for you to apply contemporary practices of support in the classroom.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is a core subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences) and Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Learning Differences (LDF402)
    This course is designed to develop your understanding of the issues and challenges faced by people with a range of learning differences. Analyse traits across a range of conditions and study the evolution of interventions and support, as a platform for future development in the space.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Person First in Autism (PFA401)
    This course will develop your knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with autism throughout their education. Torrens uses a person-first approach to introduce relevant problem-solving and active listening skills. You will interact with a range of experiential perspectives of autism, using interviews and scenarios to develop your understanding of the person-first approach.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Introduction to Mental Health Conditions (IMH402)
    In this short course, you will be introduced to a range of mental health conditions. The person-first approach is used in this subject to introduce the problem-solving skills required when supporting an individual with anxiety, depression and eating disorders.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Mental Health)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
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  • Design Thinking for Education (DTE401)
    This course explores the origins and processes of design thinking and its use across a range of disciplines and contexts. You will use design thinking to identify and address an issue within your own professional context. As a result of this process, you will reach an advanced understanding of potential roles as innovators and leaders in education.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education with specialisations in Autism, Learning Differences or Mental Health; and Master of Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Dyslexia (DYX403)
    Viewed across a spectrum, dyslexia can be difficult to recognise. By expanding on your understanding of its traits, you will uncover its complexity. You will be presented with perspectives from the lived experience of individuals and parents with varying contexts and levels of support requirements. This understanding will create a platform for you to apply contemporary practices of support in the classroom.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is a core subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences) and Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Learning Differences (LDF402)
    This course is designed to develop your understanding of the issues and challenges faced by people with a range of learning differences. Analyse traits across a range of conditions and study the evolution of interventions and support, as a platform for future development in the space.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Person First in Autism (PFA401)
    This course will develop your knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with autism throughout their education. Torrens uses a person-first approach to introduce relevant problem-solving and active listening skills. You will interact with a range of experiential perspectives of autism, using interviews and scenarios to develop your understanding of the person-first approach.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Introduction to Mental Health Conditions (IMH402)
    In this short course, you will be introduced to a range of mental health conditions. The person-first approach is used in this subject to introduce the problem-solving skills required when supporting an individual with anxiety, depression and eating disorders.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Mental Health)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Design Thinking for Education (DTE401)
    This course explores the origins and processes of design thinking and its use across a range of disciplines and contexts. You will use design thinking to identify and address an issue within your own professional context. As a result of this process, you will reach an advanced understanding of potential roles as innovators and leaders in education.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education with specialisations in Autism, Learning Differences or Mental Health; and Master of Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Dyslexia (DYX403)
    Viewed across a spectrum, dyslexia can be difficult to recognise. By expanding on your understanding of its traits, you will uncover its complexity. You will be presented with perspectives from the lived experience of individuals and parents with varying contexts and levels of support requirements. This understanding will create a platform for you to apply contemporary practices of support in the classroom.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is a core subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences) and Special Education
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Learning Differences (LDF402)
    This course is designed to develop your understanding of the issues and challenges faced by people with a range of learning differences. Analyse traits across a range of conditions and study the evolution of interventions and support, as a platform for future development in the space.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Learning Differences)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Person First in Autism (PFA401)
    This course will develop your knowledge and skills in supporting individuals with autism throughout their education. Torrens uses a person-first approach to introduce relevant problem-solving and active listening skills. You will interact with a range of experiential perspectives of autism, using interviews and scenarios to develop your understanding of the person-first approach.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Autism)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now
  • Introduction to Mental Health Conditions (IMH402)
    In this short course, you will be introduced to a range of mental health conditions. The person-first approach is used in this subject to introduce the problem-solving skills required when supporting an individual with anxiety, depression and eating disorders.

    Key information

    • $2,450
    • This is the first subject in our Graduate Certificate of Education (Mental Health)
    • 12 weeks
    • Start dates
      Enquire now

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Jane Smith
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Torrens University has really helped me feel much more confident and engaged in finding my career path I feel passionate about.
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Jane Smith
Graduate, Faculty of Business
Torrens University has really helped me feel much more confident and engaged in finding my career path I feel passionate about.
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