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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Minor In English Education
This minor will introduce students to poetry and fiction in their historical contexts from the 16th to 21st centuries, investigate literature from diverse cultures, and develop critical thinking skills by examining the connections between literature and social change.
Students can specialise by selecting media study (feature film, TV), traditional literary genres (poetry, prose, drama), language and writing, or literary theory units.
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
Through the two required Minor Specialisation units, students will be introduced to poetry and fiction in their historical contexts from the sixteenth to twentyfirst centuries, investigate literature from diverse cultures, and develop critical thinking skills by examining the connections between literature and social change. When choosing the remaining two Minor Specialisation units, students should select units that cover media study (feature film, TV), traditional literary genres (poetry, prose, drama), language and writing, or literary theory.
Students must select 4 Minor Content Study units and 2 Curriculum Minor units.
|Minor Content Study Units|
|Students must complete the following 2 units (30 credit points):|
|ENG1050||Literature and Social Change||15|
|Plus students must complete 2 units (30 credit points) from the following:|
|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|
|ENG3180||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 Minor Units|
|LAN3250||Introduction to Secondary English Teaching||15|
|LAN3251||Planning and Teaching English 7-10||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: