Specialisation

Major - Education Studies (Birth-5 / Birth-12)

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1082.1

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


Related Courses

1708.2 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)
1708.3 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth - 5/Birth - 12)
6017.1 Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12)

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Students in the Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth – 5 / Birth – 12) and the Bachelor of Social Science (Pathway to Early Childhood Teaching) must enrol in the following Education Studies Major (Birth – 5 / Birth – 12) units: At least one numeracy unit from the Numeracy and Science pool; four units from the Birth – 5 / Birth – 12 pool; and, two specified units from the Learning in Context pool – 102048 Contemporary Childhoods and 101623 Ethical Futures – and one additional unit from the Numeracy and Science pool OR from the Learning in Context pool.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Catherine Attard
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Catherine Attard
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Catherine Attard

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points with at least thirty credit points at Level 3 or higher, as follows

Numeracy and Science Pool

Students in the 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth – 5 / Birth - 12) must complete 10 credit points by choosing either 102249 or 102208.

Level 1 units

102249 Mathematical Patterns and Relationships

Level 2 units

102208 Fundamentals for Working Mathematically
102209 Scientific Discovery and Invention

Birth – 5 / Birth – 12 Pool

Students in the 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth – 5 / Birth - 12) must complete 40 credit points.

Level 7 units

102104 Theorising Play
102102 Children, Families, Communities
102103 Community Leadership

From Spring 2018, 102103 Community Leadership is no longer offered. Students are advised to contact their Academic Course Advisor for assistance with selecting an alternative unit.

101899 Introduction to Pedagogical Leadership

Learning in Context Pool

Students in the 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth – 5 / Birth - 12) must complete unit 101623 - Ethical Futures and 102048 - Contemporary Childhoods, plus 10 credit points from this pool or the Numeracy and Science pool.

Level 1 units

102206 Experience-based Outdoor Education
101751 Contextualising Indigenous Australia (Day Mode)

If choosing a language unit, please choose only one of the following:

100056 Chinese 101
100057 Chinese 102
100085 Japanese 101
100086 Japanese 102

Level 2 units

101874 Experiential Learning in Communities (ELC)
101263 Education and Transformation
101663 Education for Sustainability
101259 Learning and Creativity
102048 Contemporary Childhoods

Level 3 units

101623 Ethical Futures
101661 Education in a Cosmopolitan Society
102207 The Brain and Learning
102210 Australia-Asia Education


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