Bachelor of Education (Primary)

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Education (Primary)

Candidates must complete 192 credit points of units of study comprising:
(i) 132 credit points of core units;
(ii) a 48 credit point major in Education Studies; and
(iii) either 12 credit points of 4000-level Table A electives; or
(iv) 12 credit points from an optional Table A Primary Teaching specialisation.
Students compleet 36 credit points in core units and 12 credit points from the Education Studies major in each year of the degree.

Core units

Students complete 132 credit points in the following sequence:
(i) 36 credit points of 1000-level core units;
(ii) 36 credit points of 2000-level core units;
(iii) 36 credit points of 3000-level core units; and
(iv) 24 credit points of 4000-level core units.

1000 level units

EDUP1011
Foundations of English Education
6      Semester 1
EDUP1012
Science and Technology K-6 A
6    N EDUP1005
Semester 1
EDUP1013
Health and Physical Education 1
6      Semester 1
EDUP1014
Ways of Knowing in HSIE K-6
6      Semester 2
EDUP1015
Teaching Primary Mathematics 1
6      Semester 2
EDUP1016
Education and the Arts 1
6      Semester 2

2000 level units

EDUP2xxx Supporting Behaviour and Wellbeing (available from 2023)
EDUP2xxx Science and Technology K-6 B (available from 2023)
EDUP2xxx Professional Knowledge and Practice (available from 2023)
EDUP2xxx Building English Education (available from 2023)
EDUP2xxx Teaching Primary Mathematics 2 (available from 2023)
EDUP2xxx Education and the Arts 2 (available from 2023)
EDLN2000
LANTITE Undergraduate
     Semester 1
Semester 2
Please note, candidates must enrol in EDLN2000 LANTITE Undergraduate in Semester 2 and successfully pass the tests in order for a grade of "satisfied requirements" (SR) to be awarded.

3000 level units

EDUP3xxx Science and Technology K-6 C (available from 2024)
EDUP3xxx TESOL and Practice (available from 2024)
EDUP3xxx Health and Physical Education 2 (available from 2024)
EDUP3xxx Creative Pedagogies in HSIE K-6 (available from 2024)
EDUP3xxx Teaching Primary Mathematics 3 (available from 2024)
EDUP3xxx Professional Knowledge and Practice 2 (available from 2024)

4000 level core units

EDUP4xxx Expanding Horizons of English Education (available from 2025)
EDUP4xxx Personalising Literacies (available from 2025)
EDUP4xxx Digitally Enabled Learning (available from 2025)
EDSE4xxx Professional Engagement Final Practice (available from 2025)

Education Studies major

A major in Education Studies requires 48 credit points of units of study from this table, including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units;
(ii) 12 credit points of 2000-level core units;
(iii) 6 credit points of 3000-level core units;
(iv) 6 credit points of 3000-level selective units;
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level capstone units; and
(vi) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project units of study.

1000 level units of study

EDUF1020
Rethinking Education
6    N EDUF1018
Semester 1
EDUF1021
Sociological Perspectives in Education
6    P EDUF1020
N EDUF2007
Semester 2

2000 level units of study

EDUF2xxx Aboriginal Education in Context (available from 2023)
EDUF2xxx Special and Inclusive Education (available from 2023)

3000 level units of study

Core

EDUF3xxx Psychological Perspectives in Education (available from 2024)

Capstone

EDUF3xxx Education Capstone (available from 2024)

Selectives

EDUF3xxx Dynamics of Child Development and Educational Neuroscience (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Motivation, Engagement and Learning (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Curriculum and Assessment (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Aboriginal Community-led Education (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Sex, Gender and Sexuality in Education (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Mentoring in Educational Contexts (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Advanced Educational Foundations (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Transforming Education: Pedagogy, Leadership and Change (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Creative Ecologies - Pedagogies and Praxis (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Empowering All Learners Through Inclusive Practices (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx De/colonising Indigenous Education (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Global Perspectives on Education and Equity (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx International Perspectives on Education Systems (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx Research with Young Children (available from 2024)
EDUF3xxx International Experience (available from 2024)

Interdisciplinary project

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive December
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2
EDUF3999
Interdisciplinary Impact

This unit of study is not available in 2022

6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Intensive December

Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
EDUF3998
Industry and Community Project
6    P 72 credit points
C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2

Optional Primary Teaching specialisation

Mathematics

A Primary teaching specialisation in Mathematics requires:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level core units.
EDUF4xxx Mathematics Learning A (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Mathematics Learning B (available from 2025)

Science and Technology specialisation

A Primary teaching specialisation in Science and Technology requires:
(i) 12 credit points of core units:
EDUF4xxx Advanced Science and Technology K-6 A (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Advanced Science and Technology K-6 B (available from 2025)

Primary Languages

A Primary teaching specialisation in Primary Languages requires:
(i) 12 credit points of core units:
EDUF4xxx Primary Languages Specialisation A (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Primary Languages Specialisation B (available from 2025)

Elective units of study

Where a Primary teaching specialisation is not undertaken, students complete:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level elective units:
EDUF4xxx Special Education A (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Creativity: Pedagogy and Practice (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Special Education B (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Supporting Aboriginal Students K-6 (available from 2025)
EDUF4xxx Teaching in Multilingual Classrooms (available from 2025)