Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipEdSt(Sec)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1715.2

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 0101775

Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing students.

The Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) is an exit point on completion of 80 credit points of study (excluding Professional Practice units) selected from the 1714 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) units as indicated in the course structure below. Please note, this is not a teaching qualification.

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Course Advice

Dr Jose


CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Penrith CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Penrith CampusPart TimeInternal See above


This is an exit point only from Course 1714 - Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points - any eight units from those listed below.

102085Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102086Designing Teaching and Learning
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
102096Researching Teaching and Learning 1
102087Secondary Curriculum 1A
102088Secondary Curriculum 1B
102090Secondary Curriculum 2A
102091Secondary Curriculum 2B
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Note: Unit 102746 - Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices replaces 102084 - Inclusive Education - Theory, Policy & Practice from Autumn 2020.

Equivalent Units

The unit listed below counts towards completion of this course for students who passed this unit in 2019 or earlier.

102084 - Inclusive Education - Theory, Policy & Practice

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