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Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary Years

Postgraduate | CUR-MTP504 | 2024

Prepare yourself for teachinggeography, history, economics and business, and civics and citizenship. Explore inquiry approaches to teaching, learning and assessment and how to make relevant resources and technology choices.

Study method
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Enrol by
17 Nov 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
25 Nov 2024

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Teaching Humanities and Social Sciences in the Primary Years

About this subject

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

    1. establish critical and reflective practices appropriate to the HASS learning area based on local, national and international research
    2. apply discipline knowledge, principles and concepts to deliver, plan, assess and evaluate challenging and authentic HASS learning experiences in accordance with the principles and content in the Australian Curriculum
    3. develop differentiated HASS teaching and learning experiences that support and challenge all students
    4. appraise a range of resources and make appropriate, safe and ethical selections to inform HASS learning experiences and environments
    5. research local First Peoples histories, cultures and languages and identify meaningful ways to teach these in the HASS learning area

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • CUR-PRI-MAS-2024 - Master of Teaching (Primary Education)


  • CUR-EDU-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Education

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements -

    Access to Microsoft Office or a unit approved alternative, access to video creation and editing software.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

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

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Master of Teaching (Primary Education)

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Graduate Certificate in Education

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