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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
Students are required to have a total of 480 credit points to complete the course.
Within this course, students are required to complete the following:
10 Core Units (135 credit points)
10 Major Content Study units (150 credit points) - These are discipline content studies units offered outside the School of Education, with the exception of the content and curriculum units CUR2210 and CUR4210, which are taught by the School of Education.
2 Curriculum Major units (30 credit points) -These are curriculum studies units offered within the School of Education in a relevant discipline area of study.
4 Minor Content Study units (60 credit points) - These are discipline content studies units offered outside of the School of Education. Students should seek advice from the Faculty Student Information Office regarding selecting an appropriate Minor to accompany their selected Major.
2 Curriculum Minor units (30 credit points) - These are curriculum studies units offered within the School of Education in a relevant discipline area of study.
3 Practicum Units (75 credit points)
Students undertaking the following Majors should select the following basic course structure: Biological Sciences Education Design and Technology Education Health and Physical Education Mathematics Education Social Sciences Education Visual Arts Education Students undertaking Majors in Drama Education, English Education, Home Economics Education, Music Education and Physical Science Education will have slight variations in the course structure and should refer to the footnotes below. NOTE: It is very important that all students closely follow their course plan to ensure that they complete units in the correct semester of study. Students should contact the Student Information Office or the Course Coordinator if they have any queries in relation to their course pattern.
|Year One - Semester One|
|EDU1009||Communication Skills for Teaching and Learning||15|
|Major Content Study 1 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 2 (15 credit points)|
|Minor Content Study 1 (15 credit points)|
|Year One - Semester Two|
|EDU1010||Becoming a Teacher||15|
|Major Content Study 3 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 4 (15 credit points)|
|Minor Content Study 2 (15 credit points)|
|Year Two - Semester One|
|EDU2110||Teaching, Learning and Assessment||15|
|Curriculum Major studies 1 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 5 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 6 (15 credit points)|
|Year Two - Semester Two|
|EDU2231||Creating Positive Learning Environments||15|
|Curriculum Major studies 2 (15 credit points)|
|PPA2211||First Professional Practice||15|
|Major Content Study 7 (15 credit points)|
|Year Three - Semester One|
|Curriculum Minor studies 1 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 8 (15 credit points)|
|Major Content Study 9 (15 credit points)|
|Minor Content Study 3 (15 credit points)|
|Year Three - Semester Two|
|Curriculum Minor studies 2 (15 credit points)|
|CUR3211||Integrating Curriculum with Practice||15|
|PPA3211||Second Professional Practice||15|
|EDF3101||Working with Indigenous Australian Children, Youth and their Families||15|
|Year Four - Semester One|
|EDU4120||Literacy in Teaching and Learning||15|
|PPA4211||Assistant Teacher Program||45|
|Year Four - Semester Two|
|EDU3104||Diversity in the Secondary Classroom||15|
|Minor Content Study 4 (15 credit points)|
|CUR4210||Curriculum Enrichment for the Major Secondary Specialisation||15|
Concerning the following slight differences in the basic structure for some Majors, students should consult carefully with their Curriculum Coordinators: 1. Students undertaking a Major in Home Economics Education should complete their first three Major Content Study units in Semester One, and their first Minor Content Study unit in Semester Two. 2. Students undertaking a Major in either English Education or Social Science Education should substitute CUR2210 for Major Content Study 9 in Semester 5. Major Content Study 9 should replace CUR4210 in Semester 8 (students are not required to complete CUR4210). 3. Students undertaking a Major in Music Education or Drama Education should complete Curriculum Major 2 in Semester 6. 4. Students undertaking a Major in Music Education or Drama Education will do an extra Major Content Study unit in Semester 4, instead of CUR3211 in Semester 6 (students are not required to do CUR3211). 5. Students undertaking a Major in Physical Sciences Education must take MAT1137 in Semester 1, and then should substitute Minor Content Study 4 for the Major Content Study in Semester 5. They will take Major Content Study 9 in Semester 8. 6. EDU4120 is offered in Semester 7 for students completing specialisations based at Joondalup, and in Semester 6 for specialisations based at Mount Lawley. EDF3101 is offered in Semester 7 for students completing specialisations based at Mount Lawley and in Semester 6 for specialisations based at Joondalup. EDU3104 runs in Semester 8 at Joondalup and Mount Lawley. It essential that students enrol for these units in the correct semester and on the correct campus, as specialisation themes may differ.