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Study Secondary Education at Curtin

The Arts Education (Drama)

Undergraduate Major

MJRU-ARTDR

Major
The Arts Education Major (Drama) (BEd Secondary)
Credit
400

Outline

Study Secondary Education at Curtin

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The Arts (Drama) Education Major is part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) and current Entry Requirements for this major can be found here.

The Arts (Drama) Education major will prepare you to teach in the Drama subject area in Years 11 and 12, as well as across The Arts curriculum area from Years 7 to 12. 

Second specialisation stream

In addition to your major drama teaching area, you will choose a second specialisation stream from one of the following options:

  • Minor teaching area – this will be a teaching area other than drama
  • Broadening – additional content and curriculum units in drama
  • Education specialty – additional education units and drama curriculum units

The Arts (Drama) Education major is offered as part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education).

Please refer to the handbook for additional course overview information.

How to apply

This major sits within the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) degree. To apply for this major, you will apply for the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education). In step 3 of the application process, you will be asked to confirm the major you wish to study.

Applying as an undergraduate student is easy. For information tailored to your situation, visit our easy to follow instructions to get your application started.

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What you'll learn

  • apply discipline knowledge, principles and concepts associated with effective teaching of secondary school students.
  • critically evaluate and synthesise theory, research and practice to apply knowledge of the needs of students from diverse backgrounds and across the full range of abilities to enhance learning.
  • assess student learning and analyse diverse sources of data to support valid judgements of student learning.
  • plan and deliver effective teaching and learning experiences with demonstrated impact.
  • select, curate, use and create a range of digital resources and technologies to support learning and teaching.
  • demonstrate responsibility and accountability for being a life-long learner, identify and engage in professional learning; demonstrate personal literacy and numeracy competencies to the required accreditation standard.
  • engage in a continual cycle of improvement through critical and reflective practices including those based on local, national and global research and evidence-based practices.
  • create, lead and maintain positive learning environments for all students, including those from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • communicate professionally and engage collaboratively with colleagues, students, parent/carers, and the community.

Advanced standing

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: +61 8 9266 5888

CRL search

Fees & charges

Please view the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education) degree for indicative fees.

How to apply

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  • Curtin course code: MJRU-ARTDR
  • Last updated on: December 6, 2019