- 2018



Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Education



This specialisation is for those interested in the principles and practice of applied behaviour analysis in clinical, school and work settings, as well as those aiming to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA). You will gain knowledge and expertise in the principles of behaviour modification and their application, the identification and assessment of behaviours, evidence-based practices for behaviour analysts, experimental design for research into behaviour analysis, and professional ethics in behaviour analysis. The units in this specialisation have theoretical and practical relevance to professionals in a range of contexts, including inclusive and special education, and the disability sector.



In order to graduate from D6002 Master of Education with a specialisation in applied behaviour analysis students must complete two or three enhanced professional learning units as follows (24 or 36 points).

Students complete:

  • EDF5681 Behaviour analysis: Implementation and experimental methods
  • EDF5682Not offered in 2018 Applications of behaviour analysis in diverse contexts

and may choose to complete:

  • EDF5632 Understanding inclusion in learning communities

Relevant courses

Successful completion of this postgraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:

  • D6002 Master of Education

Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.