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Art Education Specialisation


Emphasis is placed on visual literacy, visual culture and collaborative pedagogies, whilst acknowledging the importance of individual creative practice.

The specialisation covers school curricula, teaching strategies, and the development and assessment of teaching programmes.

Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to complete a major in visual arts (three years of degree level study comprising at least 6 units with no more than two at first-year level and no fewer than two units at third-year level) including all of the following: practical studies in 2 and 3 and/or 4 dimensional art forms, art theory/history (a minimum of one year), and studio art making practice (a minimum of one year). The study of visual arts must be developed as a discrete discipline. Vocationally oriented courses are not recognised as equivalent. Alternatively applicants can complete at least two years (4 units) of degree level study in visual arts with at least two units at level 2 or above in the previously mentioned areas, if they intend to undertake this specialisation as their minor area of study.




Mount Lawley


South West (Bunbury)


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Specialisation details



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
AED6711Art Education Foundations10
AED6712Secondary Art Education10

Employment Opportunities

This specialisation is for students wishing to become secondary visual arts teachers.

Possible future job titles

Teacher, Visual Arts Teacher

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