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important dates Welcome Your Studies Study Plan – Bachelor of teaching / arts Study Plan – Bachelor of teaching / Science Study Plan – Bachelor of teaching / Mathematical & computer Science (Maths focus)

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“You’ve become part of a rich tradition of excellence in education and research...”

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WelcoMe

YoUr StUdieS
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YoUr degree PrograM
all doUBle degreeS
the Bachelor of teaching is offered as a double degree only and, as such, you must meet the requirements of both the Bachelor of teaching and your other chosen degree. Meeting the requirements of your other degree usually involves completing a major sequence or a major and minor sequence in two different areas of study. You are encouraged to complete studies in your non-teaching degree which allow you to teach in two senior teaching areas and at middle school level. You should note that the School of education does not offer curriculum and Methodology courses for all of the areas offered as majors and/or minors. therefore, you should select teaching areas based on the curriculum and Methodology courses which are offered. By the end of your third year, you should have met the requirements for your nonteaching degree with sufficient studies in two different teaching areas. Your final year involves core educational Studies courses, curriculum and Methodology courses and two 5-week blocks of teaching practice. the Bachelor of teaching prepares you to be able to teach at middle and senior secondary levels. to qualify to teach a subject area at a senior level in a high school, you need to complete six semesters in that area of study at university. click here to jump to more information on curriculum and Methodology course requirements. detailed requirements of the Bachelor of teaching double degrees can be found in the program rules.

congratUlationS on BecoMing a StUdent at the UniverSitY of adelaide
Studying with the University means you’ve become part of a rich tradition of excellence in education and research, with world class academics and a vibrant student life. established in 1874, the University of adelaide is one of australia’s oldest and most prestigious universities and is widely recognised as the centre of academic learning in South australia. the faculty of the Professions is one of five faculties at the University, established in 1996. the faculty encompasses five separate Schools including economics, law, education, architecture and Business. the Professions Student Support hub, also commonly known as the Professions Undergraduate hub, services you as a student of the Business, economics or education Schools. Make yourself familiar with your new, exclusive surrounds and enjoy this learning journey. We look forward to sharing your successful university career with you.

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Bachelor of teaching / Bachelor of artS
the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of arts offers you the opportunity to work towards a career teaching a diverse range of subjects. the School of education currently offers curriculum and Methodology courses in the following areas:
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StUdY Plan

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Fourth Year

Education, Culture & Diversity Part 1 Education, Culture & Diversity Part 2

Student Teacher Interaction Part 1 Student Teacher Interaction Part 2

Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 1 Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 2

Curriculum & Methodology Part 1 Curriculum & Methodology Part 2

Teaching Practice Part 1 Teaching Practice Part 2

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Business Studies economics english english as a Second language geography history languages (chinese, french, german, indonesian, italian, Japanese, Modern greek, Spanish, vietnamese and other languages) Psychology Studies of Society and environment

all fourth year courses are full-year courses. You must enrol in Part 1 in semester 1 and Part 2 in semester 2 in the same year. You are required to complete a minimum of 3 x 3 unit curriculum and Methodology courses.
third Year Teaching Area 1 LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 1 LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE second Year Teaching Area 1 LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 1 LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE First Year Teaching Area 1 LEVEL I COURSE Teaching Area 1 LEVEL I COURSE
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Teaching Area 1 LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE Elective I LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE H&SS Course Teaching Area 1 LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE Elective I LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE Elective I LEVEL I COURSE Elective I LEVEL I COURSE

Teaching Area 2 LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 2 LEVEL III OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 2 LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 2 LEVEL II OR ADVANCED COURSE Teaching Area 2 LEVEL I COURSE Teaching Area 2 LEVEL I COURSE

Reflective Practice OR Elective (Advanced) Secondary School Interaction

for this degree, you must complete a major and minor sequence from the faculty of humanities and Social Sciences. Successful completion of both the major and minor sequence will enable you to qualify to teach that subject area to Year 12. a list of the major and minor electives can be found on the humanities website. for more information regarding the Bachelor of arts component of your degree, email the faculty of humanities and social sciences or browse the faculty of humanities and social sciences website. Students who intend to teach Psychology or a language should seek advice from the faculty of humanities & Social Science. a major in economics, international Business, Management or Marketing must be in addition to a first humanities & Social Sciences major.

Issues in Contemporary Education Professional Practice and Research Schools and Policy Primary School Interaction

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Bachelor of teaching / Bachelor of Science
the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of Science caters for students aiming to teach Science at a secondary school level. the School of education currently offers curriculum and Methodology courses in the following teaching areas:
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Fourth Year

Education, Culture & Diversity Part 1 Education, Culture & Diversity Part 2

Student Teacher Interaction Part 1 Student Teacher Interaction Part 2

Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 1 Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 2

Curriculum & Methodology Part 1 Curriculum & Methodology Part 2

Teaching Practice Part 1 Teaching Practice Part 2

Biology* chemistry Physics Psychology Mathematics** computer Science** Junior Science

all fourth year courses are full-year courses. You must enrol in Part 1 in semester 1 and Part 2 in semester 2 in the same year. You are required to complete a minimum of 3 x 3 unit curriculum and Methodology courses.
third Year Teaching Area 1 Science Level III Course Teaching Area 1 Science Level III Course second Year Teaching Area 1 Science Level II Course Teaching Area 1 Science Level II Course First Year Teaching Area 1 Science Level I Course Teaching Area 1 Science Level I Course
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*the faculty of Sciences does not offer a straight Biology major. if you wish to teach Biology, you are encouraged to select a major in chemistry, Physics or Psychology and complete 6 semesters in Biology (including courses covering human Biology, Botany and Zoology). **Students who wish to major in Mathematics or computer Science must also complete a major from the faculty of Sciences.

Teaching Area 1 Science Level III Course Teaching Area 1 Science Level III Course Science Elective Science Level II Course Science Elective Science Level II Course Science Elective Science Level I Course Science Elective Science Level I Course

Teaching Area 2 Science Level III Course Teaching Area 2 Science Level III Course Teaching Area 2 Science Level II Course Teaching Area 2 Science Level II Course Teaching Area 2 Science Level I Course Teaching Area 2 Science Level I Course

Teaching Area 2 Science Level III Course Secondary School Interaction Issues in Contemporary Education Professional Practice and Research Schools and Policy Primary School Interaction

for this double degree, you must complete at least one major sequence from the faculty of Sciences. Whilst you are only required to complete one major for the Bachelor of Science, you are strongly encouraged to complete courses which will allow you to teach two senior teaching areas. a list of the major course sequences can be found on the sciences website. information regarding Science Pathways can be found in the ‘Pathways to Success’ publication available from the faculty of sciences website. for more information regarding the Bachelor of Science component of your Program, email the faculty of sciences office.

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Bachelor of teaching / Bachelor of MatheMatical and coMPUter Science
the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of Mathematical and computer Science delivers flexibility for students aiming to teach in the Maths and/or information technology areas at a secondary school level. You must complete a major sequence in either Mathematics or computer Science, and you can select your second teaching area from any of the other teaching areas offered by the School of education. in addition to information technology and Junior and Senior Mathematics, the School of education also offers curriculum and Methodology courses in:
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StUdY Plan for MathS focUS

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Fourth Year

Education, Culture & Diversity Part 1 Education, Culture & Diversity Part 2

Student Teacher Interaction Part 1 Student Teacher Interaction Part 2

Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 1 Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 2

Curriculum & Methodology Part 1 Curriculum & Methodology Part 2

Teaching Practice Part 1 Teaching Practice Part 2

all fourth year courses are full-year courses. You must enrol in Part 1 in semester 1 and Part 2 in semester 2 in the same year. You are required to complete a minimum of 3 x 3 unit curriculum and Methodology courses.
third Year Teaching Area 1 Level III Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Level III Mathematics second Year Teaching Area 1 Level II Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Level II Mathematics First Year Teaching Area 1 Maths 1013 Mathematics IM* or Mathematics Course at any Level (see below for details) Teaching Area 1 Mathematics 1A
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* the pre-requisite for Maths ia is either Sace Stage 2 Specialist Maths (or equivalent) or the University Maths course MathS 1013 Mathematics iM. if you have not studied Specialist Maths then you will need to successfully complete Maths iM prior to studying Maths ia followed by Maths iB.

Teaching Area 1 Level III Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Level III Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Level II Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Level II Mathematics Teaching Area 1 Mathematics 1B

Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level I Course

Teaching Area 1 Communication Skills Secondary School Interaction Issues in Contemporary Education Professional Practice and Research Schools and Policy

accounting Biology Business Studies chemistry english english as Second language geography history languages (indonesian, Japanese, chinese, french, german, Spanish, italian, Modern greek) Studies of Society and environment (anthropology, asian Studies, development Studies, european Studies, international Studies, classical Studies, Politics, gender, Work and Social inquiry, Studies of Societies).

refer to page 14 for the rules regarding Mathematics course selection.

Teaching Area 1 Level I Mathematics

Teaching Area 2 Level I Course

Primary School Interaction

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Bachelor of teaching / Bachelor of MatheMatical and coMPUter Science
Selecting the appropriate programming course for the Bachelor of teaching/ Bachelor of Mathematics and computer Science with a computer Sciencer focus You are required to study your mathematics and computer science courses in a sequence, depending on your mathematical and programming background. if you studied Sace Stage 2 SPecialiSt MathS (or equivalent) then your study plan would follow Semester 1 Mathematics ia followed by Semester 2 Mathematics iB if you did not study Sace Stage 2 SPecialiSt MathS (or equivalent) than your study plan would follow Semester 1 Mathematics iM followed by Semester 2 Mathematics ia followed by Mathematics iB either in summer semester following first year or Semester 1 of your second year. if you have prior programming experience in a programming language (e.g. Javascript, Java, Python, ruby, c#, c++, c, PhP), then your study plan would follow Year 1: Semester 1 object oriented Programming, Semester 2 data Structure & algorithm design. if you do not have prior programming experience in a programming language (e.g. Javascript, Java, Python, ruby, c#, c++, c, PhP), then your study plan would follow Year 1: Semester 1 introduction to Programming, Semester 2 object oriented Programming, Year 2: Semester 1 data Structure & algorithm design, Semester 2: algorithm & data Structure analysis. Under this plan, you will need to arrange to take an additional one of your subjects in teaching area 2 or Bachelor of teaching during Year 1. if you are not required to study Maths iM or introduction to Programming, then you can choose a Maths or computer Science course at any level (3 units) Selecting the appropriate Mathematics Sequence for the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of Mathematics and computer Science with a Mathematics focus. You are required to study your mathematics courses in a sequence, depending on your mathematical background. if you studied Sace Stage 2 SPecialiSt MathS (or equivalent) then your study plan would follow Semester 1 Mathematics ia followed by Semester 2 Mathematics iB. if you did not study Sace Stage 2 SPecialiSt MathS (or equivalent) than your study plan would follow Semester 1 Mathematics iM followed by Semester 2 Mathematics ia followed by Mathematics iB either in summer semester following first year or Semester 1 of your second year. if you are not required to study Maths iM, than you can choose a Maths or computer Science course at any level (3 units).

StUdY Plan for coMPUter Science focUS

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Fourth Year

Education, Culture & Diversity Part 1 Education, Culture & Diversity Part 2

Student Teacher Interaction Part 1 Student Teacher Interaction Part 2

Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 1 Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 2

Curriculum & Methodology Part 1 Curriculum & Methodology Part 2

Teaching Practice Part 1 Teaching Practice Part 2

all fourth year courses are full-year courses. You must enrol in Part 1 in semester 1 and Part 2 in semester 2 in the same year. You are required to complete a minimum of 3 x 3 unit curriculum and Methodology courses.
third Year Teaching Area 1 Software Engineering and Project Teaching Area 1 Computer Science Elective 3 second Year Teaching Area 1 Computer Systems Teaching Area 1 Data Structures and Algorithms First Year Teaching Area 1 Mathematics IM* or Computer Science Course at any Level Teaching Area 1 Mathematics 1A
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* the pre-requisite for Maths ia is either Sace Stage 2 Specialist Maths (or equivalent) or the University Maths course MathS 1013 Mathematics iM. if you have not studied Specialist Maths then you will need to successfully complete Maths iM prior to studying Maths ia followed by Maths iB.

Teaching Area 1 Computer Science Elective 3 Teaching Area 1 Computer Science Elective 3 Teaching Area 1 Computer Science Elective 2 Teaching Area 1 Communication Skills 3 Teaching Area 1 Mathematics 1B

Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level I Course

Reflective Practice or Elective (Advanced) Secondary School Interaction Issues in Contemporary Education Professional Practice and Research Schools and Policy

Teaching Area 1 Object Orientated Programming

Teaching Area 1 Algorithm Design & Data Structures

Primary School Interaction

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Bachelor of teaching / Bachelor of econoMicS
the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of economics offers flexibility to students who wish to work towards a career teaching economics at a Secondary School level. You must complete studies in economics in every semester during the first three years of the double degree. You can select your second teaching area from any of the other teaching areas offered by the School of education. in addition to economics, the School of education also offers curriculum and Methodology courses in the following teaching areas:
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StUdY Plan

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Fourth Year

Education, Culture & Diversity Part 1 Education, Culture & Diversity Part 2

Student Teacher Interaction Part 1 Student Teacher Interaction Part 2

Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 1 Curriculum & Assessment of Learning Part 2

Curriculum & Methodology Part 1 Curriculum & Methodology Part 2

Teaching Practice Part 1 Teaching Practice Part 2

all fourth year courses are full-year courses. You must enrol in Part 1 in semester 1 and Part 2 in semester 2 in the same year. You are required to complete a minimum of 3 x 3 unit curriculum and Methodology courses.
third Year Teaching Area 1 International Economic History 3 Teaching Area 1 Level III Economics Course second Year Teaching Area 1 Intermediate Macroeconomics 2A Teaching Area 1 Intermediate Macroeconomics 2 First Year Teaching Area 1 Principles of Macroeconomics 1 Teaching Area 1 Level III Economics Course Teaching Area 1 Level III Economics Course Teaching Area 1 Intermediate Econometrics 2 Teaching Area 1 Economics Elective 2 Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level III or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Teaching Area 2 Level II or Advanced Course Reflective Practice or Elective (Advanced) Secondary School Interaction Issues in Contemporary Education Professional Practice and Research Schools and Policy

accounting Biology Business Studies chemistry english english as Second language geography history information technology languages (indonesian, Japanese, chinese, french, german, Spanish, italian, Modern greek) Mathematics Psychology Physics Studies of Society and environment (anthropology, asian Studies, development Studies, european Studies, international Studies, classical Studies, Politics, gender, Work and Social inquiry, Studies of Societies)

Teaching Area 1 Teaching Area 2 Introduction to Level I Course Mathematical Economics (Basics) 1 or Introduction to Mathematical Economics (Advanced) 1 Teaching Area 1 Business and Economic Statistics 1 Teaching Area 2 Level I Course

for more information regarding the Bachelor of economics component of your program, email the Professions undergraduate student support hub or search for information on the ug hub website.

Teaching Area 1 Principles of Macroeconomics 1
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Primary School Interaction

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edUcation StUdieS
there are three full year compulsory educational Studies courses that students must complete.
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edUcation, cUltUre & diverSitY Part 1 & 2
this course is divided into two modules which combine to 3 units for the full year. Module one aims to provide students with an overview of curricula models and frameworks. it examines the theories underlying the design and development of curriculum, the nexus between the understanding of the process involved in the assessment of student learning and to provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to manage this process are discussed. at the end of the topic students will have developed a range of strategies and skills for critically examining curricula issues, constructing meaningful assessment to gauge student learning as well as have an understanding of state and national developments relating to senior secondary assessment, national statements and profiles, and recent assessment materials from acer and other sources. Module two introduces the use of information and communications technologies (ict) into the design of units and lessons across all subject curricula. teachers in South australia are required to have expertise in the embedding of ict into their unit and lesson design, so that they are able to provide textured ways for their students to increase their ict literacy and to optimise learning, data retrieval and communication. this course will give preservice teachers exposure to the many avenues through which icts can augment both curriculum and pedagogy.

StUdent teacher interaction Part 1 & 2
this course assists beginning teachers to examine and reflect upon the dynamics of classroom interactions. Key aims are to provide beginning teachers with insights into various approaches and factors that govern or inform classroom interactions; attainment of the skills required to create a positive and constructive learning environment; and to examine and be able to implement group based approaches to structure and facilitate classroom learning.

foUrth Year in the Bachelor of teaching
You should complete the requirements for your other degree before commencing the fourth year of teaching. the fourth Year of the Bachelor of teaching is made up of educational Studies courses, curriculum and Methodology courses and two teaching Practicum placements. typically, this program requires a one year full-time study commitment. however, arrangements can be made if you want to study part-time.

cUrricUlUM and aSSeSSMent of learning Part 1 & 2
in this course, pre-service teachers are introduced to the inclusion of ict (information and communications technologies) into the design of units and lessons across all subject curricula. teachers in South australia are required to have expertise in the embedding of ict into their unit and lesson design, so that they are able to provide textured ways for their students to increase their ict literacy and to optimise learning, data retrieval and communication. this course will give pre-service teachers exposure to the many avenues through which icts can augment both curriculum and pedagogy.

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Things that you must organise before you go on your first placement in the course “Primary Schools Interaction”.
Before you go on your first placement it is a requirement of the University that you have the following certification: • Responding to Abuse and Neglect training • National Criminal History Check

teaching PracticUM
the most exciting and relevant part of your final year program will be your two 5 week placements, which are critically important for you to mesh theoretical and professional aspects of your pre-service education. You will undertake two teaching placements: teaching Practice i and teaching Practice ii. You must undertake both of the teaching placements and complete teaching Practice i before commencing teaching Practice ii. in each Practicum you will be under the supervision of a mentor teacher, a school coordinator and a university Supervisor who will assess your performance in the classroom environment. You will be expected to undertake one placement in the country and will be able to nominate the school of your choice within regional South australia. the School of education will endeavour to arrange placement at your chosen school or a school in the same region. Please note: Students are not permitted to organise their own teaching Placements. the School of education will liaise with the school on your behalf. Students are advised that they must complete the Professional Practice for Practicum course component before they commence their first Practicum. this session is held in Semester 1 only and requires class contact of three hours per week. More information is available in the teaching Practicum handbook.

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cUrricUlUM and MethodologY coUrSeS
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humanities studies of society and environment (sose) (Year 6-12)

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 6 semesters of social sciences this should include a combination of studies in: Anthropology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, european Studies, Gender Studies Geography, history or politics. 6 semesters of geography (search geog in course Planner)

english general english (Year 6-10) senior english (Year 11-12) General english is a co-requisite with Senior english – ie if you qualify for Senior english then you also qualify for General english.

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 4 semesters of english literature 6 semesters of english literature Courses for teaching english must be literature based. they should focus on the study of a body of texts. Students can only count one english for professional purposes or Film Studies course that is not literature based .

geography (Year 6-12) SoSe is is a co-requisite with Geography – ie if you qualify for Geography then you also qualify for SoSe. history (Year 6-12) SoSe is a co-requisite with history– ie if you qualify for history then you also qualify for SoSe. economics (Year 11-12) SoSe is a co-requisite with economics – ie if you qualify for economics then you also qualify for SoSe.

6 semesters of history (search hist in course Planner)

english as a second language (esl) english as a second language (Year 6-12) english as a Second Language is a corequisite for Languages education for teSoL - ie if you qualify for Languages for teSoL then you also qualify for eSL. languages education for tesol (Year 6-12)

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 4 semesters of linguistics

6 semesters of economics (search econ in course Planner)

business accounting (Year 11-12) business studies (Year 11-12)

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 6 semesters of accounting (search accting in course Planner) 6 semesters in business related courses one or a combination of: Management, Marketing, Corporate Finance, International business, Accounting, Commerce, entrepreneurship.

4 semesters of linguistics

general (onlY allowed to take one oF the Following) adult learner alternative curricula extended specialist curricula Must be taken with either Junior Science or SoSe C&M).

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: no pre-requisites no pre-requisites extended specialist curriculum

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languages language Methodology Co-requisite with all of the courses below chinese (Year 6-12) french (Year 6-12) german (Year 6-12) indonesian (Year 6-12) italian (Year 6-12) Japanese (Year 6-12) spanish (Year 6-12) Modern greek ( Year 6-12) Vietnamese (Year 6-12) other languages

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 4 semesters in one language 6 semesters of chinese 6 semesters of french 6 semesters of german 6 semesters of indonesian 6 semesters of italian 6 semesters of Japanese 6 semesters of spanish 6 semesters of Modern greek 6 semesters of Vietnamese 6 semesters of another approved language teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 6 semesters of computer science

mathematics Junior Mathematics (Year 6-10) senior Mathematics (Year 11-12) Junior Mathematics is a co-requisite with Senior Mathematics – ie if you qualify for Senior Maths than you also qualify for Junior Maths. science Junior science (Year 6-10) Co-requisite with all of the courses below – ie studied at the same time chemistry (Year 11-12) Physics (Year 11-12) biology (Year 11-12)

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: Mathematics ia & ib (or equivalent) 6 semesters in Mathematics

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 4 semesters in two different science areas 6 semesters in chemistry 6 semesters in Physics 6 semesters in biology this includes courses in human biology, botany and Zoology.

inFormation technologY (it) information technology (Year 6-12)

PsYchologY Psychology (Year 11-12)

teaching area 1 & or 2 must include: 6 semesters in Psychology

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electiveS
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What iS an elective?
an elective is a non-core course you can choose from either within your discipline to add breadth to your degree or from another discipline to broaden your general knowledge. elective courses provide students with the opportunity to gain a third teaching area. there is room for 4 elective courses within the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of arts.

What are the reStrictionS With electiveS?
You can study any course as an elective provided you have satisfied the pre-requisite or assumed knowledge and there are no restrictions listed on the course Planner.

hoW do i find electiveS?
to search for electives, use the course Planner: • Leave the ‘Course Title’ field empty • In the ‘Catalogue Number’ field, enter ‘1’ for Level I courses or ‘2’ for Level II courses • Select your preferred ‘Subject Area’ from the drop down box • Under ‘More Options’, select a semester to find more relevant courses. Please note: advanced humanities courses can be counted as either level ii or level iii electives. have both the course Planner and access adelaide open at the same time while enrolling.

Pre-reqUiSiteS
Many courses have pre-requisites. if the course information lists pre-requisites, the course requires prior knowledge learnt from the listed courses. each semester, the Professions Undergraduate hub performs pre-requisite checks for teaching courses. if you do not satisfy the pre-requisite conditions, you will be un-enrolled from the course. Prerequisites are listed on the course Planner.

aSSUMed KnoWledge
if a course has ‘assumed knowledge’, then the content taught in that course will expand on prior knowledge taught in another course. it is also strongly recommended that you do not take a course without having the ‘assumed Knowledge’ as specified. assumed knowledge for courses is listed on the course Planner.

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enrolMent and chooSing coUrSeS
We have developed a website to walk you through the enrolment process, from accepting your offer to what you need to do before classes start. eXaMPle 1: You are studying the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of arts and you want to teach english and history. You might choose the following courses in your first year: Semester 1: edUc 1001 - Schools and Policy engl 1101 - introduction to english: ideas of the real (teaching area 1) hiSt 1105 - europe, empire and the World 1492 - 1914 (teaching area 2) Poli 1103 - Justice, liberty, democracy: debates & directions (elective) Semester 2: edUc 1002 - Primary School interaction engl 1107 - Shakespeare (teaching area 1) hiSt 1106 - the twentieth century: a World in turmoil (teaching area 2) geog 1103 - economy, environment and Place (elective) eXaMPle 2: You are studying the Bachelor of teaching/Bachelor of Science and you want to teach chemistry and Physics. You might choose the following courses in your first year: Semester 1: edUc 1001 - Schools and Policy PhYSicS 1100 - Physics ia (teaching area 1) cheM 1100 - chemistry ia (teaching area 2) MathS 1011 - Mathematics ia (elective) Semester 2: edUc 1002 - Primary School interaction PhYSicS 1200 - Physics iB (teaching area 1) cheM 1200 - chemistry iB (teaching area 2) MathS 1012 - Mathematics iB (elective)

“the Ug hub offers help with enrolments and study plans.”
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YoUr StUdieS
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YoUr ProfeSSionS UndergradUate hUB
ServiceS
the Professions Undergraduate hub, or Ug hub, is an exclusive service for students enrolled in commerce, finance, economics and education. Front counter – open monday to Friday 9am-5pm

YoUr internShiP oPPortUnitieS
Undertaking a Professions internship provides you with invaluable experience in your field that you can’t achieve in the classroom. it is also a great way to build industry networks when you begin looking for employment and life after university. “The internship brought together a number of concepts from my undergraduate studies, but the transferable skills I gained were far more valuable: liaising with industry leaders, dealing with an ever-changing workload, and working to a deadline.” hamish ninham, Student intern, department of trade and economic development (dted) the University of adelaide has ties with a wide variety of industries and organisations, from large to small enterprises, government, not-for-Profit and other ngo’s. “I am very satisfied with the way our intern fitted in to the Axios workplace. They demonstrated a high level of professionalism at all times – always punctual, communicated appropriately and worked diligently. This research project will be of great benefit to Axios.” Matt larwood, general Manager, aXioS it for more information on how the internship program works and to find details on how to register your interest in being shortlisted for these opportunities, go to the faculty of the Professions internship Program website.

the Ug hub front counter offers a range of services, including help with enrolment, study plans, completing forms and critical date information. You can also book appointments with Program advisers here as well as have answered any general enquiries. at the front counter, you can seek advice about: • Specific programs from Program Advisers • Overseas study from our specialised Mobility Officer • Questions specific to international students from our International Executive Officer, such as advanced standing assignment drop boxes the drop boxes are where you submit your assignments on or before the due date. overdue assignments should be submitted in the late submission box next to the drop boxes, or can be submitted over the front counter. You can download an assignment cover sheet here or find one on your USB!

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coMPUterS availaBle aroUnd the reSt of the UniverSitY

YoUr PlaceS to relaX and StUdY
Most spaces in your Professions Ug hub are open 24 hours. all you need to do is swipe your card to enter!
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Cafe
• Outdoor and indoor seating areas • Monday to Thursday 8am–6.30pm • Friday 8am–5pm • Closed weekends & public holidays

UG Front Counter
• Monday to Friday 9am–5pm

Toilets

Toilets Toilets

Barr Smith Library 24 hour suite: 30 computers Rest of library: various times available

Professions Hub Foyer
• Lounges, study tables and short term computers • Open 24 hours

Undergraduate Student Lounge
• Quiet study area with computers, study booths and lounges • Swipe card access • Open 24 hours

Hub Central 200+ computers Open 24 hours

Plaza (Hub Central)

STAIRS Down to Professions Hub Basement
• Red, blue and green seminar rooms • Quiet study area with study booths and lounges • Open 24 hours

Outside seated area with data and electricty ports

LIFTS Up to Level 2 Computer Suites

Assignment Dropboxes

First Year Learning Centre (FYLC)

Professions Student Hub UG Student Lounge: 40 computers Open 24 hours First Year Learning Centre: 21 computers Mon-Fri 7am-7pm Level 2 Computer Labs: 200+ computers Mon-Fri 7am-7pm

• Quiet study area with computers, study booths and lounges, just for first year Professions students • Open Monday to Friday 7am–7pm

Security House 233 North Terrace Basement: 64 computers Mon-Fri 8am-6pm Level 1: 20 computers Open 24 hours

Professions Student Hub

Security House

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contacting the ProfeSSionS Ug hUB
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face to face SUPPort
the Professions Ug hub administrative staff can provide you with general advice and information on your program, while course specific questions can be answered by a Program adviser. to make an appointment with a Program adviser, contact the hub via email, phone or come and see us at the front counter. office hours: Monday - friday , 9am – 5pm, including semester breaks location: ground floor, Marjoribanks Wing of neXus 10 (corner of Pulteney and north terrace)

ProfeSSionS hUB Blog
constantly updated, the Professions hub blog is full of event info and important information.

WeBSite
the official website of the Professions undergraduate hub. here you will find your enrolment information, all downloads and forms and much, much more. Video walk-through of the undergraduate facilities:

Phone
Want to speak to someone but can’t come in to the Professions Ug hub? Phone: 8313 4755 / 8313 8131 Monday to friday 9am-5pm.

Search
You can use our knowledge base to answer almost any question you can think of.

eMail
ughub@adelaide.edu.au You will receive a response from a staff member within 2 business days.

faceBooK and tWitter
like us on facebook and follow us on twitter to stay up to date on critical dates, events and announcements.

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YoUr acadeMic ProgreSS
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PriZeS
if you achieve outstanding academic grades within your courses, then you may be awarded a prize which will also be recorded on your academic transcript.

acadeMic integritY
as a student of the University, it is important that you are familiar with the academic honesty & assessment obligations coursework student Policy, which includes issues associated with plagiarism and cheating in exams and, in turn, your responsibilities. the University has devised a list of resources to help you with your studies, such as strategies to avoid plagiarism. in the Ug hub, you also have access to an academic integrity officer if you would like to speak to someone directly, and can make an appointment at the front counter.

contact hoUrS
full time You are expected to treat full time study like a full time job. this requires 40 + hours of your time each week spent on both contact time (attending tutorials, lectures and workshops) and non-contact time (spent completing the set readings, writing assignments and revising for examinations). if you are an international Student, then you must study full time as per the requirements stated on your Student visa. Part time if you are a domestic student, then you can study part time without notifying the university. Part time study can be as minimal as one subject per semester. Please be aware that you must complete your teaching degree within 10 years.

UnSatiSfactorY acadeMic ProgreSS
the University monitors your academic progress so that it can assist you in the successful completion of your program. Visit our website for more information about unsatisfactory academic progress and to find resources which are available to you.

eXaMinationS
at the end of each semester, many courses require you to sit an exam. the official examination timetable will be available on the web towards the end of each semester. University staff are not permitted to provide examination times to you over the telephone or in response to your personal enquiries. You are strongly advised to remain in adelaide until the end of the supplementary examination period.

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YoUr eXPerience
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YoUr eXPerience
Your experience provides all Professions Ug hub students with opportunities to enhance and build their own University experience through academic and social events. the program’s events fall within the four key categories: • Your Transition, featuring the BEE Connected Peer Mentor Program and Introduction to the fYlc) • Your Studies, with events to enhance your academic skills, pathway information sessions and such topics as ‘Surviving the first year of teaching’. • Your World, for study abroad / tour information sessions and events such as Harmony day celebrations • and Your Future, which hosts Career session, Professional Body engagement and further study sessions . register for Your experience today to get the most out of your university life.

Bee connected
Bee connected is a mentoring program providing new Professions students with a smooth, successful and enjoyable transition in to university life. • Connect with other new students • Link to a senior student who will be your mentor right from the offer stage through to the first nine weeks of semester one • Come along to social events like morning teas and quiz nights • Opportunities for you to become familiar with student services like the First Year learning centre the Mentors • Help you feel welcome in the university environment • Answer any questions that you may have right from when you are given an offer to study at the university • Help you find your way around the campus • Share their own experiences of being a first year student • Help to direct you to student services You can sign up to be paired with a mentor and become a part of the bee connected Program online! Video of bee members:

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YoUr World
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StUdY aBroad and eXchange
So, you’ve made the transition to University, and now you’re looking for the next challenge? How about broadening your horizons by studying an exchange semester abroad? there is so much more to your University experience than attending classes and passing exams – and an exchange or study abroad experience can give you a new perspective on your world, and increase opportunities for your future. the University of adelaide has exchange agreements with some of the best universities in the world – and you can study there as part of your degree! if you want to find out more about studying part of your degree overseas and you meet the eligibility requirements below ( or will soon) then attend an adelaide abroad information session. from there, you should make an appointment to see the Professions hub Student exchange officer and they’ll help you get started! to be eligible for exchange you need to have: • Passed at least 24 units (one year full time) of a degree here at the University of Adelaide • Been enrolled as a University of Adelaide student for the last two semesters (not cross institutional) • At least a credit (65%) average if you don’t meet the requirements for exchange, or don’t want to spend a whole semester overseas, there are other ways to give your degree that international edge. in particular you should check out the Professions Study tour options. for more information, come into the Professions Undergraduate hub and chat to the Student exchange officer or email abroad.ughub@adelaide.edu.au

StUdY toUrS
Professions Study tours are an excellent way to experience overseas study if a full semester exchange is not for you. Study tours are short (usually 2-3 weeks) overseas study trips organised by the faculty and accompanied by University staff, specifically tailored for Professions students. With a Study tour there is no need to organise your own travel, or to seek credit approval – simply apply for a place and prepare for an overseas study experience with a group of your fellow students! in 2012 there are study tours running to Singapore, chile and france – keep an eye on the Professions hub study tour website for further details, future study tour offerings and application procedures. Video of student testimonials:

StUdent rePreSentativeS
student representatives are peer elected to represent all students from the faculty of the Professions. if you have any issues or concerns, then you can contact a student representative as they play an active role in policy-making and student expectations on behalf of the student body. reps are re-elected every year around May, so get involved and vote, or become a rep yourself!

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YoUr fUtUre
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gradUationS
once you have confirmed your graduation application, the graduation office will notify you to view and update your graduation application details. You must confirm your preferences and follow the graduation process by the critical dates found on the graduations website.

alUMni
adelaide onlion is a professional networking site that provides opportunities for University of adelaide alumni to connect with the University and fellow alumni within a safe and secure online environment. the main features of adelaide onlion include: • Alumni Search facility • Career Centre (job search, post a resume, find an employee) • Perpetual Email forwarding service • Exclusive Alumni Benefits and more…..

Who iS eligiBle?
adelaide onlion is open to graduates, current and former staff and current and former students of the University.

ProfeSSional BodieS
during your studies, you may be interested in meeting professional body representatives in the hub and at events. Some of these include: • the department of education and child development (decd) • the teachers registration board of south australia • the teachers credit union

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gloSSarY & coMMon terMS
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academic transcript - Your academic transcript contains the complete record of all of the courses that you have studied and the grades that you have received at the University of adelaide. academic Year - the academic year (or academic cycle) is divided into two 12-13 week semesters, each followed by an examination period. Semester 1 runs from late february to mid June, and Semester 2 from late July to early november. there is a two week midsemester break in each semester. access adelaide - access adelaide is a web-based information interface for students and academic teaching staff. Students use access adelaide to enrol online, change contact details, view personal information, view examination times, obtain official results and enter graduation details. advanced standing - Similar to recognition of prior study or recognition of prior learning that may lead to a student being granted admission to a program at an advanced level. bachelor’s degree - the Bachelor’s degree is an undergraduate award requiring successful completion of 72-144 units of credit (depending upon the award requirements). census date - the last day a student can withdraw from a course(s) without incurring liability for student contributions or tuition fees. class - Within each course there are classes that students enrol into. these are identified by the class number. Such classes could be lectures, tutorials or practicals etc. class number - Unique identifying number for individual classes (lectures and tutorials) used when enrolling in a class at a specific day, time and location. combined degree - a combined degree is an academic program that leads to the award of one University of adelaide degree that includes components from two degree programs and satisfies the minimum requirements of one but not both individual degrees. Upon graduation a single parchment will be received, awarding only the combined degree.

the award is economical in terms of time and expense, but generally allows for little or no elective study. those who wish to complete more than one award can study two degrees concurrently, but the combined and double degree pathways do provide packages that can generally be completed in less time and with fewer courses than if the awards were being studied concurrently. See also double degree. concurrent degree - this is similar to a double degree in that the assembly entitles the graduate to two separate degrees. it differs in that the assembly is ‘built’ by the student over time, first gaining entry to one of the degree programs and, at a later time, gaining entry to another program. concurrent degrees generally have no guarantee of a particular length of time in which the award is achievable and are not nominated as ‘double degrees’ with their own admission centre code. over time some of these constructions become formalised as double degrees as institutions realise that many students wish to take those particular pathways. core course - compulsory courses which must be passed in order for the student to graduate from a program of study. co-requisite - a course that must be studied in the same semester as another, usually related or dependent, course. credit for previous study - in some cases students may receive credit for previous tertiary study (also referred to as advanced standing/status/exemptions) on the basis of studies successfully completed at another institution. this is particularly the case with studies taken at other universities, but some tafe studies are also accepted for credit towards university programs. degree - a degree is any of a wide range of university programs, including Bachelor, honours, Masters and other awards, also called a program. discipline - discipline is a term used interchangeably with ‘area of study’.

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double degree - this term is often used loosely to describe the assembling of two different degrees. the arrangement provides for broad career options and great depth, however some students undertaking these degrees may not be able to select all the courses they want to do due to timetable restrictions. however, they may extend the length of their program to capture their preferred courses. the Satac guide makes it clear which stream leads to a combined award and which to a double, using stream codes. See also combined degree. faculty - the University is sectioned into principal academic divisions in which teaching and research are conducted and are called ‘faculties’. there are five academic faculties that make up the University of adelaide. grade Point average (gPa) - Your gPa is the average of the grades obtained in all courses, weighted by the unit value of each course. if you are enrolled in more than one program, you will have a Program gPa for each, calculated using the final grades for the courses associated with each program. honours degree - obtaining an honours award involves an additional full-time year of study (or equivalent) following completion of a Bachelor program, or additional study with a research element included in the final year (or years) of a Bachelor program. lecture - a lecture is an oral and audio-visual presentation, usually given by a subject matter expert (the lecturer), intended to convey critical information, history, background, theories and equations to a group of people about a particular subject area relevant to a course of study. lectures run from 50 minutes up to two hours in length and can contain anywhere from 2-200 people. Students are expected to listen carefully and take notes with little guidance from the lecturer in identifying what should be recorded. lecturer - lecturers are instructors or presenters that deliver information to groups of students in a lecture or seminar setting. they are similar to tutors, as most lecturers also teach.

Major - a major is a part of an academic program consisting of a set of defined courses, from a recognised discipline area and, if appropriate, supporting courses from other discipline areas, which form a significant part of an academic program. Students select and transfer between majors according to their selection of units of study. one or more majors may be prescribed in order to satisfy course requirements. Myuni - Myuni is a personalised online space for students. it delivers information and services directly through a central location, while also allowing users to customise certain information. Students are able to access details such as examination seat numbers, results, timetables and enrolment variations. Parchment - a parchment is the official certification of a student’s completion of a degree, diploma or certificate. it contains the signatures of the chancellor and vice-chancellor, and bears the official seal of the University. Plan (or academic plan; study plan) - each program must have at least one defined plan. a plan defines each of the specialisations/streams which might be available in a degree/diploma. as a result of this specialisation, you are required to complete a number of core courses and may have some choice of non-core courses (or electives). as you move through each semester of study, the plan should indicate the units that you have completed, the courses that you are currently studying, and those you are still yet to complete for your selected majors, sub-majors or minors. Plans are also used when applying for exchange study or credit for previous study to demonstrate how a specific course or unit of study fits into a prescribed plan of study. Postgraduate - Postgraduate students have completed an undergraduate qualification such as a Bachelor’s degree and are continuing their studies by completing an award such as a graduate certificate, graduate diploma, Masters degree, Phd or doctorate. Program - Program is the award you are working towards. it is made up of courses, each of which are attributed a unit value. to earn your award, you need to have successfully completed a certain number of study units. the way these are put together for your award is called your ‘program’. See also degree.

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school - faculties are divided into schools, which are defined by disciplines. for example, the faculty of the Professions has five schools. Business, economics, education, architecture and law. transition - movement or change from one state to another. for example, the transition from school to university, or from first year to second year, or undergraduate to postgraduate. true double degree - to be accurate, a double degree is such an assembly that has been identified by the institution as being an approved combination, one that can be done within a certain number of years of full-time study, given the timetabling limitations of the institution. in this process, cross credit is awarded between the degrees for subjects undertaken in each. this enables the student to complete their studies with less expense than would be necessary if they were to undertake a concurrent degree. the assembly entitles the graduate to the award of two separate degrees. undergraduate - a student studying a foundation University program, such as a Bachelor’s degree. Students who go on to do honours are classified as graduate students, having completed an undergraduate program. unified - unified is the student portal that allows you access access adelaide, MyUni and your Student email all with a single log in. units - each course is given a unit value and each program requires the accumulation of a total number of units according to the degree pattern.

“there is so much more to your University experience than attending classes...”

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