Bachelor of Education (Secondary: Humanities and Social Sciences) and Bachelor of Arts

Units of study

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Candidates must complete 240 credit points of units of study comprising:

YEAR 1

In the first year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 12 credit points of Education One units of study;
- 12 credit points of Junior (level 1000) units of study in a first teaching area (the Major sequence), chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Table A;
- 12 credit points of Junior (level 1000) units of study in a second teaching area, chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Tables A or B; and
- 12 credit points of Junior (level 1000) units of study, chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Tables A or B.

Education One Units

EDUF1018
Education, Teachers and Teaching
6    N EDUF1011
Semester 1
EDUF1019
Human Development and Education
6    N EDUF1012
Semester 2

YEAR 2

In the second year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 12 credit points of Education Two units of study;
- 12 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units of study;
- 12 credit points of Senior (level 2000 or 3000) units of study in the first teaching area (the Major sequence), chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Table A; and
- 12 credit points of Intermediate or Senior (level 2000 or 3000) units of study in the second teaching area, chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Tables A or B.

Education Two Units

EDUF2006
Educational Psychology
6    P (EDUF1018 and EDUF1019) or 30 junior credit points
Semester 1
EDUF2007
Social Perspectives on Education
6    P (EDUF1018 and EDUF1019) or 30 junior credit points
Semester 2

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDSE2001
Craft Knowledge and Prof Practices 1
6    P 24 credit points
Semester 1
EDSE2002
Indigenous Education: Secondary Schools
6    P 48 credit points
Semester 2

YEAR 3

In the third year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 36 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units of study including 24 credit points of teaching area units; and
- 12 credit points of Senior (level 2000 or 3000) units of study in the first teaching area (the Major sequence), chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Table A.
Please note, candidates must complete EDUF3031 in semester 2.

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDSE3072
Craft Knowledge and Prof Practices 2
4    P 96 credit points including EDSE2001
Semester 2
EDSE3073
Professional Experience A
2    P 120 credit points including (EDSE2001, EDSE2002)
Semester 2
EDUF3031
Positive Approaches to Special Education
6    P 96 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2
Teaching Area Units
EDSE3080
Teaching Aboriginal Studies 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from Indigenous Australian Studies
Semester 1b
EDSE3081
Teaching Aboriginal Studies 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3080
Semester 2
EDMT5610
Classical Hebrew & Judaism Curriculum 1
6      Semester 1b
EDMT5660
Classical Hebrew & Judaism Curriculum 2
6    P EDMT5610
Semester 2
EDSE3076
Teaching Commerce/Business Studies 1
6    P 72 credit points including 6 senior credit points from (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management) and 6 senior credit points from one of (Industrial Relations and Human Resource Management or Political Economy)
Semester 1b
EDSE3077
Teaching Commerce/Business Studies 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3076
Semester 2
EDSE3050
Teaching Commerce/Economics 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from Political Economy
Semester 1b
EDSE3067
Teaching Commerce/Economics 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3050
Semester 2
EDSE3042
Teaching Drama 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from Performance Studies
Semester 1b
EDSE3060
Teaching Drama 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3042
Semester 2
EDSE3044
Teaching English 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from any of (Australian literature, English)
Semester 1b
EDSE3062
Teaching English 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3044
Semester 2
EDSE3041
Teaching Geography 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 intermediate credit points from Geosciences
Semester 1b
EDSE3059
Teaching Geography 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3041
Semester 2
EDSE3040
Teaching History 1
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from one of (Ancient History, History)
Semester 1b
EDSE3058
Teaching History 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3040
Semester 2
EDSE3047
Teaching Languages 1A
6    P 72 credit points including 12 senior credit points from one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Spanish)
Semester 1b
EDSE3065
Teaching Languages 2A
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3047
Semester 2
EDSE3048
Teaching Languages 1B
6    P 72 credit points including 24 senior credit points from two of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Spanish)
C EDSE3047
Semester 1b
EDSE3071
Teaching Languages 2B
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3048
C EDSE3065
Semester 2
EDSE3045
Teaching Mathematics 1A
6    P 72 credit points including 12 intermediate credit points from Mathematics
Semester 1
EDSE3063
Teaching Mathematics 2A
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3045
Semester 2
EDSE3043
Teaching TESOL 1
6    P 72 credit points including 24 credit points from one of (English, linguistics, or one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, Spanish))
Semester 1
EDSE3061
Teaching TESOL 2
6    P 96 credit points including EDSE3043
Semester 2

YEAR 4

In the fourth year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 36 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units of study including 12 credit points of teaching area units; and
- 12 credit points of Senior (level 2000 or 3000) units of study in the first teaching area (the Major sequence), chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Table A

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDSE4042
Craft Knowledge and Prof Practices 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3072
Semester 1
EDSE4043
Professional Experience B
2    P 144 credit points including EDSE3073
Semester 1
EDSE4046
Language, Literacy and Diversity
6    P 120 credit points
Semester 1
EDSE4044
Information Technology in Schools
4    P 144 credit points
Semester 2
EDUF4044
Reading & Applying Educational Research
6    P 96 credit points including (EDUF2006 and EDUF2007)
Semester 2
Teaching Area Units
EDSE4050
Teaching Aboriginal Studies 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3081
Semester 1
EDMT6610
Classical Hebrew & Judaism Curriculum 3
6    P 24 credit points including EDMT5660
Semester 1
EDSE4045
Teaching Commerce/Business Studies 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3077
Semester 1
EDSE4033
Teaching Commerce/Economics 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3067
Semester 1
EDSE4025
Teaching Drama 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3060
Semester 1
EDSE4027
Teaching English 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3062
Semester 1
EDSE4024
Teaching Geography 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3059
Semester 1
EDSE4023
Teaching History 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3058
Semester 1
EDSE4030
Teaching Languages 3A
6    P 120 credit points EDSE3065
Semester 1
EDSE4031
Teaching Languages 3B
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3071
C EDSE4030
Semester 1
EDSE4028
Teaching Mathematics 3A
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3063
Semester 1
EDSE4026
Teaching TESOL 3
6    P 120 credit points including EDSE3061
Semester 1

Honours Pathway

ADMISSION TO HONOURS
To qualify for admission to the honours degree a student must have an eswWAM of at least 75 across the following third and fourth year units (with the fourth year weighted double): EDSE3072, EDSE4042, EDSE4046, and Teaching Area Units 1A, 1B, 2A, 2B, 3A and 3B.
Candidates who are eligible for Honours must complete the 6 credit points of units of study listed below instead of EDUF4044 from Semester 2.
EDUF4020
Education Honours Preliminary
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2

YEAR 5

In the fifth year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 18 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units of study;
- 6 credit points of Education Three Optional units of study; and
- 24 credit points of Senior (level 2000 or 3000) units of study, chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Tables A or B.

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

Candidates must complete 18 credit points of units of study from one of the following options:
Option 1
EDSE5010
Meeting the Needs of Cultural Diversity
12    P 192 credit points
Semester 2
EDSE5008
Internship
6    P 216 credit points including EDSE4043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2b
Option 2
EDSE5011
TESOL as a Third Teaching Area
10    P 192 credit points including 24 credit points from one of (English, linguistics, or one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, Spanish))
Semester 2
EDSE5012
TESOL Professional Experience
2    P 192 credit points including 24 credit points from one of (English, linguistics, or one of the foreign languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Sanskrit, Spanish))
Semester 2
EDSE5008
Internship
6    P 216 credit points including EDSE4043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2b
Option 3
EDSE5013
Responding to Diverse Needs in Schools
12    P 192 credit points
Semester 2
EDSE5008
Internship
6    P 216 credit points including EDSE4043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2b
Option 4
EDSE5014
Teaching International English
12    P 192 credit points
Semester 2
EDSE5008
Internship
6    P 216 credit points including EDSE4043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2b
Option 5
EDSE5015
Aboriginal Studies 3rd Teaching Area
12    P 192 credit points including KOCR2600, and 18 senior credit points from Indigenous Australian Studies
Semester 2
EDSE5008
Internship
6    P 216 credit points including EDSE4043

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2b

Honours Pathway

Candidates who are eligible for Honours must complete the 6 credit points of units of study listed below instead of one Education Three Optional unit from Semester 2.
EDUF4021
Education Honours Dissertation
6    P Meet requirements for EDUF4020 with a grade of 70 or greater

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
CALCULATION OF HONOURS WAM
The Honours WAM (eswHWAM) is calculated by averaging the following fourth year (level 4000) education units (weighted 2), fifth year (level 5000) education units (weighted 3), the honours preliminary unit (weighted 4) and the honours dissertation unit (weighted 6): EDSE4042, EDSE4046, EDSE4044, Teaching Area Units 3A and 3B, EDSE5*** (Fifth year option unit), EDUF4020, EDUF4021.
Please note: the above calculation is only applicable for students who commenced the honours pathway in 2015. Students who commenced the honours pathway in 2014 must use the HWAM calculation from the 2014 faculty handbook.

EDUCATION THREE OPTIONAL UNITS

for Year 5
EDUF3026
Global Poverty and Education
6    P 42 credit points.
Semester 2
EDUF3028
Mentoring in Educational Contexts
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 2
EDUF3029
Psychology of Learning and Teaching
6    P 42 credit points and EDUF2006
Semester 2
EDUF3037
Creativity, Learning and Teacher Artistry
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 2