Education (Sec: Sc), BSc – 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 email their enquiry to the student centre or visit the Office of Professional Engagement and Program Support, level 3, Education Building A35. Full descriptions of units of study can be found in the Arts and Social Sciences handbook entry for BEd (Sec:BSc), BSc.


Information about teaching areas for commencing students


Students are required to have two teaching areas. The Major Teaching Area, sometimes referred to as the "1st Teaching Area", must relate directly to the student's Science major. Teaching Areas currently offered by the school are shown below.

Students may choose both their Teaching Areas from the list on the left, or their Major Teaching Area from that list and their Minor Teaching Area from the list on the right. As well, all Year 1 students must complete a minimum of 12 credit points from 1000-level units of study in chemistry or physics.

Teaching Areas available as
'Major' or 'Minor'
Teaching Areas available as
'Minor' only

Biology

Chemistry

Earth & Environmental Science
(Geology and Geophysics)

Physics

Geography

Mathematics





Course structure information for specific years is available by expanding the headings below.


Year 1 in 2018

Unit of studyCredit points

Semester One

Education, Teachers and Teaching (EDUF1018)

6

One 1000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your first teaching area (ie your Bachelor of Science major).

6

One 1000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your second teaching area.

6

Two 1000-level units in mathematics

6

Semester Two

Human Development and Education (EDUF1019)

6

One 1000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your first teaching area (ie your Bachelor of Science major).

6

One 1000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your second teaching area.

6

Two 1000-level units in mathematics

6




Year 2 in 2018

Unit of studyCredit points

Semester One

Educational Psychology (EDUF2006)

6

Pedagogy and Professional Practice 1 (EDSE2001)

6

One 2000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your first teaching area (ie your Bachelor of Science major).

6

One 2000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your second teaching area.

6

LANTITE Undergraduate (EDLN2000)
This unit is compulsory. Students MUST enrol in, and pass, this unit in either Semester One or Two.

0

Semester Two

Social Perspectives on Education (EDUF2007)

6

Literacy and Diversity (EDSE2003)

6

One 2000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your first teaching area (ie your Bachelor of Science major).

6

One 2000-level unit of study from Science Table A.

This unit must relate to your second teaching area.

6

LANTITE Undergraduate (EDLN2000)
This unit is compulsory. Students MUST enrol in, and pass, this unit in either Semester One or Two.

0




Year 3 in 2018

Unit of studyCredit points

Semester One

Two 3000-level units of study from Science Table A.

These units must relate to your first teaching area (ie your Bachelor of Science major).

12

Teaching Science 1A (EDSE3051)

6

One of the following teaching area units of study. This unit must relate to your second teaching area:

6

Semester Two

Pedagogy and Professional Practice 2 (EDSE3082)

6

Professional Experience A (EDSE3073)

2

Information Technology in Schools (EDSE4044)

4

Teaching Science 2A (EDSE3068)

6

One of the following teaching area units of study. This unit must relate to your second teaching area:

6




Year 4 in 2018



Year 5 in 2018

Unit of studyCredit points

Semester One

Four units of study from Science Table A. These units do not need to relate to your first or second teaching areas.
Note: up to two units may be 1000-level units of study.

24

LANTITE Undergraduate (EDLN4000)
This unit is compulsory. Students MUST enrol in, and pass, this unit in either Semester One or Two.

0

Semester Two

Internship (EDSE5008)

6

One of the following Education Three Optional units of study:

OR

6

One of the following Year 5 options:

12

LANTITE Undergraduate (EDLN4000)
This unit is compulsory. Students MUST enrol in, and pass, this unit in either Semester One or Two.

0