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Postgraduate | CUR-MTC510 | 2023

Introduction to English: Reading

Explore the key concepts of effective reading. You’ll cover theories and practices that get children started on their reading journey. Think about inclusive strategies that deepen students’ engagement. Inspire young learners to open a book and enjoy it.

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

Start dates

  • 27 Feb 2023
  • 28 Aug 2023

HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available

About this subject

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

    1. demonstrate knowledge of the elements of reading and their symbiotic relationship
    2. examine the social and cognitive processes of reading
    3. research and appraise theories of the teaching of reading and how they inform practice
    4. create systematic, explicit teaching, learning and assessment to develop the reading knowledge and skills of students across the full range of abilities and including EAL/D and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • CUR-PRI-MAS-2023 - Master of Teaching (Primary Education)
  • CUR-MTE-MAS-2023 - Master of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)

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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Student feedback

12 student respondents between: 21 Nov - 05 Dec 2022.

75%of students felt the study load was manageable

91%of students felt this subject helped them gain relevant skills

Related degrees

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