Specialisation

Major - Education Studies

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1068.1

Status: CONTINUING
This version of the specialisation is available only to continuing or completing students.


Related Courses

1651.5 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)
1708.1 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)

The Education Studies Major comprises a foundation pool of units which addresses key issues in contemporary educational thinking and practice, and provides a basis for students to enhance their critical thinking of, and understanding about, Education. All students in 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) must complete the mandatory Education Studies Major. Education has a key role to play in bridging the gap between social advantage and disadvantage, in transforming the lives of individuals and their families and building capacity within communities. All students in 1708 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) must complete the mandatory Education Studies Major.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Karen McDaid
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Karen McDaid
Penrith Campus Internal Karen McDaid

Major Structure

Pool A

These two units are mandatory for students enrolled in 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary). Students in 1708 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/ Birth - 12) may choose either one of the units.

100633 Mathematical Patterns and Relationships
101616 Mathematics Principles and Applications

Pool B1

These units are mandatory for students in 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) only. 100 credit points must be completed before enrolling in these units.

101577 Classrooms Without Borders
101578 Education, Knowledge, Society and Change
101613 Educational Psychology for Primary Teaching
101576 Primary Personal Development, Health & Physical Education (PDHPE)

Pool B2

These four units are mandatory for students in 1708 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) only.

101627 Connecting Communities in Early Childhood Education
101648 Early Intervention and Prevention in Early Childhood Contexts
101899 Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership
101647 Play Development and Learning

Pool C

These units are electives for students in 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary); 1652 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) and 3638 - Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) towards an Education Studies sub-major; 1708 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12), and other courses offered by the University.

101263 Education and Transformation
101663 Education for Sustainability
101661 Education in a Cosmopolitan Society
101874 Experiential Learning in Communities (ELC)
101259 Learning and Creativity
101662 Young People, Their Futures and Education

Pool D

These two units are mandatory for students in 1708 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5 / Birth - 12) and are electives for students in 1651 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary); 1652 - Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) and 3638 - Bachelor of Science (Pathway to Teaching Secondary) towards an Education Studies sub-major, and other courses offered by the University.

101649 Contemporary Perspectives of Childhoods
101623 Ethical Futures


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