Credit points


Major available at

  • Blacktown
  • Brisbane
  • Melbourne
  • Strathfield

Additional information

Bachelor of Arts only - Not available in double degrees

Completion requirements

A Major consists of 80cp.

The Education Studies Major is formed from LIST A and LIST B with a further 40 cp of units selected from LISTS B and/or C and/or D with 20 cp from 300-level units.

Part A : LIST A: Introductory units

Complete exactly 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ENGL111Literature Across Time and Space10
ENGL140Children's Literature: Worlds of Fiction10
HIST106Australian Indigenous Peoples Past and Present10
NMBR140Introduction to Mathematical Thinking10
YSED100Knowing Young People10
YSED104The Developing Young Person10

Part B : LIST B: Advanced units

Complete at least 20 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ENGL205Australian Literature for Children and Young Adults10
ENGL235Writing with Style10
HIST257To Protect or Punish? Childhood and Youth in History10
PERF200Theatre for Young People10
SOCS226Global Youth Cultures10
YSED203Building Relationships and Supporting Young People10

Part C : Education Studies Electives - List C: Curriculum Priority Area electives

Complete 0 to 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
ENGL333Global Literary Cultures10
ENGL337Literature and the Environment10
GEOG204Environmental Sustainability: the Global Challenge10
GEOG206Climate Change: Past, Present and Future10
GEOG208Natural Hazards, Disasters and Resilience10
HIST214Immigrants and Refugees in Australian History10
HIST251Human Rights in History10
HIST256War and Peace10
HIST261The Rise of Asia in the Modern World10
HIST308Making History10
HIST327Settler Colonies in Indigenous Lands10
POLS211The Dragon Awakens: China and the New World10
POLS219Post-Colonial and Non-Western Politics10
POLS310Australia in the World10
SOCS209Race and Ethnicity: Australian and Global Perspectives10
SOCS301Social Justice and Economy10

Part D : List D: Education, Young People and culture electives (only available in the Bachelor of Arts)

Complete 0 to 40 credit points from the following:

CodeTitleCredit PointsNotes
COMM222Communication in a Global Society10
EDES100Understanding Learning and Teaching10
ENGL336Literature in a Digital World10
MEDA304Media Audiences Consumers Creators Citizens10
MUSC202Music in Australia10
MUSC268Song Writing and Arranging10
MUSC281Popular Music: Stage and Screen10
PHIL200Contemporary Moral Problems10
PHIL202Justice, Authority and Human Rights10

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