Teaching Areas Overview

The Following table lists specialist teaching areas currently offered by the School of Education, their corresponding eligibility criteria and whether they are offered as either a Teaching Area Major/ Minor/both. 
What is a Teaching area major* What is  a Teaching area minor** 
A teaching area major is the equivalent of a total of three-quarters of a year of successful study;  usually comprising sequential discipline study taken over three years. Applicants must have completed 6 or more courses in their tertiary studies that the correspond to a learning area. Maximum 2 courses permitted at  University level 1, minimum 2 courses at University level 3. A teaching area minor is the equivalent to one-half year of  successful study; usually comprising sequential discipline study taken over two years. Applicants must have completed 4 courses in their tertiary studies  that correspond to a learning area.  Maximum 2 courses permitted at  University level 1.

 

Teaching Areas offered by the School of Education

Teaching Area Requirements Teaching Area Major* Teaching Area Minor**
Accounting Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies in Accounting to include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Financial Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Auditing, Income Tax Law, Accounting Information Systems, Accounting Theory, Auditing , Cost Accounting,  Accounting Methods, Strategic Management Accounting.  Available Available
Agricultural Science Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies  in Agricultural Science or Animal Science  to include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Animal and Plant production, Horticulture, Viticulture, Aquaculture, Forestry, Agriculture Systems , Food Security, Animal Science Available Not Available
Biology Applicants must have completed  their tertiary studies in Biology, Health Sciences or Medical Science and  include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Ecology , Biochemistry.  Available Not Available
Business Studies Applicants must have completed  their tertiary studies in Business Studies and includes a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Organisational Management, Organisational Behaviour, Project Management, Human Resources, Marketing, International Business, Accounting, Economics .  Available Available
Chemistry Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies in Chemistry and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Foundations of Chemistry, Chemistry, Synthesis of Materials, Advanced Synthetic Methods, Medicinal Chemistry, Biological Chemistry.   Available Not Available
Digital Technologies Applicants must have completed their  tertiary studies in Computer Science to include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :   Digital Technologies, Design and Programming, Computational Thinking , Computer Systems Engineering, Computer Architecture, Artificial Intelligence, Operating Systems.  Available Not Available
Earth and Environmental Sciences Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies in Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences or Geology and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Geology, Earth Sciences, Soil Sciences, Environmental studies , Earth Systems, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability, Geochronology, Fossils , Palaeoenvironments, Mineral and Energy Resources.  Available Not Available
Economics Applicants must have completed topics in their tertiary studies in Economics and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Development and Global Economy, Econometrics, International Trade and Investment Policy, Data Analytics, Economic Analysis.  Available Available
English Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies to include a breadth of courses in English Literature studies learning area.  Available Available
English as an Additional Language Applicants must have completed  their tertiary studies to include a breadth of courses in the Linguistics  learning area . Some examples of courses are as follows :  Phonology, Semantics, Translation, Linguistics, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. Applicants are required to be fluent in English to be eligible for this teaching area.  Available Available
Geography Applicants must have completed  their tertiary studies in Geography to include a breadth of courses  in this learning area. Some examples of courses  are as follows :  Environmental Studies, Environmental Policy,  Environmental Management, Geographic Information Systems. Available Not Available
History Applicants must have completed  their tertiary studies to include a breadth of courses in History such as Ancient Civilisations, Modern History, Ancient History, Classics, Post World War II Challenges, Global Politics, Australian Politics. Available Not Available
Humanities and Social Sciences Applicants must have completed topics in their tertiary studies to include courses in History, Geography, Civic Values,  Legal Studies, Politics or Economics.  Not Available Available
Languages Applicants must have completed topics in their tertiary studies to include courses in the desired Languages learning area including culture, translation and linguistics. Languages offered by the School of Education : Chinese, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Vietnamese  Available Available
Legal Studies Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in Legal Studies and  include a breadth of courses in this learning area . Some examples of courses are as follows :  Foundations of Law, Tort Law, Contract Law, Criminal Law, Corporate Law, Australian Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Dispute Resolution and Ethics, Evidence and Advocacy Available Available
Mathematics Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Mathematics  or Engineering and  include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Differential Equations, Probability, Numerical Methods, Geometry, Fluid Mechanics, Calculus, Modelling, Mathematical Analysis, Statistics. Available Available
Media Studies Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Media Studies and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Media Concepts, Digital Platforms, Media Production, Media Theory.  Available Available
Music - Classroom Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Music Studies and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Music Theory, Music Education and Pedagogy, Musicianship Supporting Studies,  Musicology, Sonic Arts. Applicants are required to be able to read music.  Available Not Available
Music - Instrumental Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Instrumental Music Studies and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Classical Performance, Jazz Performance, Music Composition, Music Theatre. Applicants are required to be able to read music.  Available Not available
Physics Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Physics  or Engineering and  include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Classical Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Computational Physics, Optics, Photonics, Physics, Dynamics and Relativity, Quantum Mechanics. Available Not Available
Psychology Applicants must have completed  tertiary studies in  Psychology and  include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows : Cognition, Emotion, Intelligence, Biological, Personality, Wellbeing, Psychology in Society, Learning and Behaviour, Perception, Psychology Research Methods. Available Available
Sciences Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies  in Science to include a breadth of courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Geology. Not Available Available
Scientific Studies/STEM Applicants must have completed their tertiary studies  in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) and include a breadth of courses in this learning area. Some examples of courses are as follows :  Engineering Processes, Digital Technology, Mathematics, Understanding Concepts and Models.  Available Not Available