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2 first-level discipline units

Discipline units are to be taken from faculties other than Education in the Foundation (first) level of the course. A list of possible units is shown below, however students may select from a range of units from across the university. Units may not be offered every level at regional campuses. Students also have the option to build expertise to meet the requirements for teaching in a specialist discipline area in Primary Levels (P-6) or the Middle Levels (7-10).


Trimester 1 units

ACD101 Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice A  

ACP109 Improvisation: Principles in Action  

ACV101 Studio Art: Painting and Practice A  


AIA106 Populate Or Perish: Australia's People  

AIB151 Arabic 1A  

AIC181 Chinese 1A  

AIC281 Chinese 2A  

AIC283 Chinese 2C  

AIF146 The Language, Culture and People of Indonesia  

AIF241 Formal and Informal Indonesian A  

AIH107 World History Between the Wars 1919 - 1939  

ALC101 Contemporary Communication: Making Sense of Text, Image and Meaning  

ALJ111 News Reporting 1  

ALL101 The Stories We Tell: Inventing Selves and Others  

ALL153 Literature for Children and Young Adults  

ALW117 Professional Writing for Work  

ASC101 Introduction to Sociology A  

ELL101 Language: Speech and Sounds  

HBS107 Understanding Health  

HBS109 Human Structure and Function  

HBS110 Health Behaviour  

HDS101 Communication and Diversity  

HPS111 Psychology A: Fundamentals of Human Behaviour  

SLE111 Cells and Genes  

SLE133 Chemistry in Our World  

SIT101 Fundamentals of Information Technology  

SIT161 Principles of Interactive Media  

SIT192 Discrete Mathematics  

SLE144 Aquatic Life  

SLE151 Biodiversity: A Global Perspective  

SLE121 Environmental Sustainability  

SLE136 History of Life  

SLE105 Aquatic Pollution  

Trimester 2 units

ACD102 Introduction to Contemporary Dance Practice B  

ACP177 Genre and Performance  

ACV102 Studio Art: Painting and Practice B  

AIA105 Visions of Australia: Time and Space From 1700 to 2010  

AIB152 Arabic 1B  

AIC182 Chinese 1B  

AIC282 Chinese 2B  

AIC284 Chinese 2D  

AIF142 Conversational Indonesian B  

AIF242 Formal and Informal Indonesian B  

AIH108 The World After the War: 1945 - 1991  

ALC102 Contemporary Communication: Making Sense of New Media  

ALJ112 News Reporting 2  

ALL102 From Horror to Romance: Genre and Its Obsessions  

ALL154 Power Politics and Texts for Young People  

ASC102 Introduction to Sociology B  

ELL102 Language: Words and Structure  

HBS110 Health Behaviour  

HDS106 Diversity, Disability and Social Exclusion  

HPS121 Psychology B: Individual and Social Development  

HSE102 Functional Human Anatomy  

SLE132 Biology: Form and Function  

SLE155 Chemistry for the Professional Sciences  

SIT103 Database and Information Retrieval  

SIT162 Interactive Media Systems  

SIT194 Introduction to Mathematical Modelling  

SLE161 Aquaculture and the Environment  

SLE114 Introduction to Parks and Wildlife Conservation  


* SLE133, SLE155 - First year Chemistry units have changed from 2013.  Students to please contact Student Services for unit advice.

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