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Undergraduate | CUR-EDE292 | 2023

Early Learning Through the Humanities and Social Sciences

Course information for 2023 intake

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Learn to identify and evaluate key concepts and content from the humanities. Appreciate civics and citizenship, history and geography, and sustainability to devise an integrated program of learning experiences for young children to 8 years

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 29 May 2023
  • 27 Nov 2023
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About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. evaluate key content and concepts from HASS that are relevant to young children birth - 8 years from diverse contexts
    2. develop teaching and assessing skills which promote young children's learning skills as they hypothesise, investigate and problem solve through HASS curriculum
    3. devise an integrated program of learning experiences for young children to support their understanding of their world from a HASS perspective
    4. examine and critically reflect on the role of the educator in supporting children's understanding of diverse communities with particular attention to Indigenous Australian culture, heritage, and traditions; and how these ideas can be embedded and valued in a variety of learning contexts

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-ECE-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood Education)


  • CUR-FAST-DEG-2023 - Fast track your Curtin on campus study

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

one of

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees