Major - Education Studies - Primary English Teaching Specialisation

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1126.1

This version of the specialisation is available to new and continuing students.

Related Courses

1651.8 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)
1822.2 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's Scholars
1822.3 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's Scholars
6019.2 Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

Students enrolled in the 1651 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) must complete one of the Education Studies Majors: either the Primary Science Teaching Specialisation, the Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation, or the Primary English Teaching Specialisation. The Education Studies Major – Primary English Teaching Specialisation will provide students with 40 credit points of expert content knowledge which, together with completion of units in the Master of Teaching (Primary) will enable students to graduate from the Master of Teaching (Primary) with a Primary English Teaching Specialisation. Students must take 20 credit points from the English or Creative Writing or Linguistics or International English Major units, in addition to completing the core units 100846 Analytical Reading and Writing and 100968 Texts and Traditions which provides the 40 credit points of English content knowledge. Students must take 20 credit points from the Mathematics Pool units, and 40 credit points of Primary pool units.


Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Katina Zammit
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Katina Zammit
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Katina Zammit

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

English Pool

Students will select any two units from any of the following four majors; dependent on timetable availability by campus

M1113 Creative Writing
M1053 English
M1129 International English
M1119 Linguistics

Mathematics Pool

Students must complete 20 credit points (Core units):

102208 Fundamentals for Working Mathematically
102249 Mathematical Patterns and Relationships

Primary Pool Units

Students must have completed 160 credit points of study before enrolling in these Level 7 units

101577 Classrooms Without Borders
102071 Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling
101582 Primary Human Society and its Environment
102077 Understanding and Teaching Children

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