Education (Sec: HSS), BA – course structure

The links below provide unit-of-study information arranged by year, including links to printable unit of study outlines. Students who have questions about their own degree programs should, in the first instance, direct these to the administrator by email or telephone, or in person at the faculty's Student Administration Office, Level 3 of the Education Building.

Full descriptions of units of study can be found in the Faculty handbook entry for BEd (Sec:HSS), BA



Year 1 | Year 2 | Year 3 | Year 4 | Year 5


Year 1

Students are required to have two teaching areas. Their Major Teaching Area, sometimes referred to as their "1st Teaching Area", must relate directly to the their Arts major. Teaching Areas currently offered by the faculty are shown on the list below, along with the corresponding Arts major.

Teaching Areas available as 'Major' or 'Minor'
Related Arts Major
Teaching areas available as 'Minor' only
Related Arts Major
Aboriginal Studies Indigenous Australian Studies Geography Geography
Ancient History* Ancient History TESOL Linguistics
Arabic Arabic Language, Literature and Culture English and Foreign Languages
Chinese Chinese Studies Commerce/Business
Studies
Industrial Relations & Human Resource Management
Commerce/Economics Political Economy Political Economy
English English
French French Studies
German Germanic Studies
Hebrew (Classical) Hebrew (Classical)
Hebrew (Modern) Hebrew (Modern)
Modern History* History
Indonesian Indonesian Studies
Italian Italian Studies
Japanese Japanese
Korean Korean Studies
Latin Latin
Modern Greek Modern Greek Studies
Drama Drama
Spanish Spanish and Latin American Studies

* Students selecting Ancient History as a Major Teaching Area cannot do Modern History as a Minor Teaching Area, and vice versa.

In Year 5, students who have completed at least four units of English, Linguistics or a language eligible to select TESOL as a third Teaching Area.


Semester One Cpts

Education, Teachers and Teaching (EDUF1018)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Junior unit of study from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Table A

6

Semester Two

 

Human Development and Education (EDUF1019)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Junior unit of study from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Table A

6




Year 2


Semester One Cpts

Educational Psychology (EDUF2006)

6

Craft Knowledge and Professional Practices 1 (EDSE2001)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Semester Two  

Social Perspectives on Education (EDUF2007)

6

Indigenous Education: Secondary Schools (EDSE2002)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6




Year 3


Semester One Cpts

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major units

 

6
12

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Semester Two  

Craft Knowledge and Prof Practices 2 (EDSE3072)

4

Professional Experience A (EDSE3073)

2

Positive Approaches to Special Education (EDUF3031)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6




Year 4


Semester One Cpts

Craft Knowledge and Prof Practices 3 (EDSE4042)

6

Professional Experience B (EDSE4043)

2

Language, Literacy and Diversity (EDSE4046)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Minor (2nd) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major unit

 

6

Semester Two  

Information Technology in Schools (EDSE4044)

4

Reading and Designing Research (EDUF4044)

or

Education Honours Preliminary (EDUF4020)

6

Major (1st) Teaching Area/Related Arts Major units

 

12




Year 5


Semester One Cpts

4 x intermediate or senior units of study from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Table A or Table B

24

Semester Two  

Internship (EDSE5008)

6

One of the following combinations, each of which adds to 12 credit points:

or

or

or

or



10
2

 

12

 

 

12

 

12

One Education 3 unit of study

or

Education Honours Dissertation (EDUF4021)

6