Bachelor of Education (Primary Education)

Units of study

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session
Candidates must complete 192 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;
- 24 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units; and
- 12 credit points of Junior (level 1000) units of study, chosen from Arts and Social Sciences Table A or Science Table 1 or the Business School.

Education One Units

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

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDUP1002
English, Literacy and Learning
6      Semester 1
EDUP1004
Science Concepts 1
6      Semester 1
EDUP1001
Creative Arts 1
6      Semester 2
EDUP1003
Mathematics and Numeracy
6      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; and
- 36 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units.

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

EDUP2002
English: Learning to be Literate
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP2004
PDHPE1: Physical Activity
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP2006
Indigenous Australian Education
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP2007
Creative Arts 2
6    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP2005
Mathematics Education 1: Early Number
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP2008
Science Concepts 2
6    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP2009
Intercultural Understanding in HSIE K-6
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP2010
Professional Experiences 2 (Primary)
4    P 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
N EDUP2003, EDUP2027
Semester 2

YEAR 3

In the third year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
- 48 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units.
Please note, candidates must complete EDUF3031 in semester 1.

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDUF3031
Positive Approaches to Special Education
6    P 96 credit points
Semester 1
Semester 2
EDUP3001
PDHPE 2: Active Healthy Primary Schools
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Education Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP3002
Human Society and its Environment 2
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP3003
Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP3008
Creative Arts 3
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUF4044
Reading and Designing Research
6    P 96 credit points including (EDUF2006 and EDUF2007)
Semester 2
EDUP3004
Mathematics Education 2
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP3006
English: Becoming Literate
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP3007
Professional Experiences 3 (Primary)
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
N EDUP2003
Semester 2
EDUP3009
Science and Technology 1
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Education Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP3034
PDHPE 3: The Health Promoting School
4    P 96 credit points including 60 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP3001
Semester 2

Honours Pathway

ADMISSION TO HONOURS
To qualify for admission to the honours degree a student must have a WAM of at least 70 across the following second and third year units (with the third year weighted double): EDUP2002, EDUP2004, EDUP2006, EDUP2007, EDUP2005, EDUP2008, EDUP2009, EDUP3001, EDUP3002, EDUP3003, EDUP3008.
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    P WAM of 70 or more

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students must achieve a mark of 70 or more to proceed to the Education Honours unit
Semester 2

YEAR 4

In the fourth year, candidates must complete 48 credit points of units of study, including:
- 28 credit points of Curriculum and Professional Studies units; and
- 8 credit points of Primary Four Optional units; and
- 12 credit points of Education Three Optional units.

Curriculum and Professional Studies Units

EDUP4018
Science and Technology (K-6) 2
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4074
Mathematics Education 3
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4076
English: Being Critically Literate
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4079
Professional Experiences 4 (Primary)
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units including EDUP1002 and EDUP2010
Semester 1
EDUP4017
Professional Experiences Internship
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4079

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Semester 2
EDUP4077
Teaching Children with Special Needs
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2
EDUP4080
Human Society and its Environment 3
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 2

Primary Four Optional Units

EDUP4007
Primary Languages A
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4008
Primary Languages B
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4007
Semester 2
EDUP4009
Special Education (A) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4010
Special Education (B) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including (72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4009)
Semester 2
EDUP4066
IT in the Primary Classroom A
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4067
IT in the Primary Classroom B
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4066
Semester 2
EDUP4068
TESOL (A) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4069
TESOL (B) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4068
Semester 2
EDUP4070
Integrated Arts (A) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4071
Integrated Arts (B) Special Course
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4070
Semester 2
EDUP4072
Koori Kids in School A (Special Course)
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Semester 1
EDUP4073
Koori Kids in School B (Special Course)
4    P 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4072
Semester 2

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 (HWAM) is calculated by averaging the following third year (level 3000) education units (weighted 2), fourth year (level 4000) education units (weighted 3) and the honours units (weighted 6): EDUP3002, EDUP3003, EDUP3008, EDUP3009, EDUP3034, EDUP4018, EDUP4074, EDUP4076, EDUP4077, EDUP4080, EDUF4020, EDUF4021.

EDUCATION THREE OPTIONAL UNITS

for Year 4
EDUF3023
Sport: Contemporary Educational Issues
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 1
EDUF3027
International Education
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 1
EDUF3032
Curriculum and Evaluation
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 1
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
EDUF3030
Australian Schooling Systems
6    P 42 credit points
Semester 2