Integrated Studies

EDU40007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 24 hours Face to face Swinburne online - Nil

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23

6 Nov 23 - 11 Feb 24

5 Mar 24

Last self enrolment:
19 Nov 23

1 Dec 23

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Dec 23


Admission into: BA-EDUPRI(1) Bachelor of Education (Primary)
Admission into: BA-EDU(S) Bachelor of Education

Aims and objectives

In this unit, pre-service teachers will explore and evaluate learning experiences designed and implemented through the use of integrated studies and interdisciplinary learning design. Pre-service teachers will investigate curriculum and forms of pedagogy to gain an understanding of methods and practices of teaching and learning through integration and interdisciplinary practice. This unit draws on past, current and future practice of subject integration.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • Present an analysis of a range of integrated curriculum approaches past and present.
  • Evaluate theories and approaches of integrated learning.
  • Plan and evaluate integrated learning experience for a range of learners by synthesizing elements of different curriculum areas to create authentic learning experiences.
  • Evaluate learning experiences that support the teaching of Cross curricula perspectives and General Capabilities with reference to the relevant National and/or State or Territory curriculum.