Courses Handbook 2006 - [Archived]

306499 v.2 Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Education

Double Degree in Communication and Cultural Studies and Secondary Education

BA(Curtin), BEd(Curtin)

Course CRICOS Code: 044024F
Registered full-time Duration for International Onshore Students on student visas: 4 Years


This double degree in Communication and Cultural Studies and Secondary Education meets the requirements of the relevant educational bodies.

Course Entry Requirements/Prerequisites

TEE English or English Literature, minimum scaled mark of 60 desirable.

Specific Requirements

STAT elements considered are E and either V or Q. Applicants for this course should refer to the Communicable Diseases and Criminal Record Screening and Clearance Section of this publication.


Students will normally be expected to have attained a higher Tertiary Entrance Rank than is required for both single degrees. The Faculty of Education requires all students to pass a literacy and numeracy competence test in the first year of the degree.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applications for recognition of prior learning are assessed on an individual basis.

Duration and Availability

The course is four years full-time or equivalent part-time study.

Course Organisation

Students undertake one major in: Australian and Intercultural Studies; Creative Writing; Cultural Studies; Gender Studies; Literary Studies; Performance Studies; Professional Writing and Presentation; or Publishing Practice with the Secondary Education major. Students enrolled in the double degree program may elect to transfer to a single degree course in one of the two areas. In this event, the relevant Head of Department shall determine the amount of credit to be transferred to the single degree.

Additional Course Expenses

Students may be expected to purchase a number of textbooks, readers and other essential study materials.

Course Structure



Majors, Streams or Other Core Components

306999 v.1   Creative Writing Double Degree Major   400.0
307000 v.1   Cultural Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307001 v.1   Gender Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307002 v.1   Literary Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307003 v.1   Performance Studies Double Degree Major   400.0
307004 v.1   Professional Writing and Presentation Double Degree Major   400.0
307150 v.1   Secondary Education Double Degree Major   400.0


Year Location   All* Internal Partially Online Internal^ External Fully Online#
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 1   Y      
2006 Bentley Campus Semester 2   Y      

The information displayed above refers to study periods and locations where the course is available for first time entry. Students are normally only offered or admitted to a course once.

*The course itself may not be available either solely internally or externally but individual units may be offered in either or both of those modes. Prospective students should contact the Course Coordinator for further information.

^Course and associated units are offered in this mode permitting International Onshore student enrolment.

#Course and associated units are offered in this online only mode and DO NOT permit International Onshore student enrolment.

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