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Prepares students for a dynamic and rewarding career teaching English and Literature in secondary schools. The program combines extensive study in the content of English (including literature, language, writing and mass media) with studies in educational theory and teaching practice. Students in this major receive specialised instruction from expert teachers who are also researchers and authors in their fields.
The English Education major is distinctive in its approach to English teaching. It emphasises the importance of content knowledge in English and offers innovative approaches to texts and technologies.
Secondary English Teacher
This Major structure will be available to students commencing the Major from Semester 1, 2015 onwards.
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
The English Education major prepares students for a dynamic and rewarding career teaching English and Literature in secondary schools. The program combines extensive study in the content of English (including literature, language, writing, and mass media) with studies in educational theory and teaching practice.
Students receive specialised instruction from expert teachers who are also researchers and authors in their fields.
The English Education major is distinctive and innovative in its approach to English teaching. It emphasises the importance of content knowledge in English and covers a wide range of text areas, from traditional literature to computer games.
|Major Content Study Units|
|Students must complete the following 3 units (45 credit points):|
|ENG1050||Literature and Social Change||15|
|Plus students must complete 7 units (105 credit points) from the following:|
|ENG1060||English Grammar for Professionals||15|
|ENG1233||Myths and Legends from Around the World||15|
|ENG1244||Arthurian Myths and Legends||15|
|ENG2470||Children, Youth and Global Media||15|
|ENG3042||Theory, Taste and Trash||15|
|ENG3050||Poetry and Passion||15|
|ENG3140||From Fiction to Film||15|
|ENG3170||Diverse Voices in Literature||15|
|ENG3175||Jane Austen: Past and Present||15|
|ENG2180||Comedy and Tragedy in Drama||15|
|ENG3214||Freedom to Play and Victorian Children||15|
|ENG3464||Fantasy Literature for Children||15|
|ENG3472||Children and Poetry||15|
|WRT3120||Biographical and Autobiographical Writing||15|
|Curriculum Major Units|
|LAN2250||Introduction to Secondary English Teaching||15|
|LAN2251||Planning and Teaching English 7-12||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: