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

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertEdSt(Sec)


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1716.2

AQF Level: 8

Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2H 2017 or later.

For Commencement Year 2015 to 1H 2017 - please refer to: 1716.1 Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary)

Students can exit from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) with the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) on completion of 40 credit points of study selected from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) units. A Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies would be an appropriate exit point for an already accredited teacher. Please note, this is not a teaching qualification.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Assoc Prof Anne PowerEnquirieseducation@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

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

Admission

Students may exit with the Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) if they are enrolled in the 1714 - Master of Teaching (Secondary).

1714.3 Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points from the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Professional Learning Pathway

Any four units from

102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102086Designing Teaching and Learning
102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
102085Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Curriculum Area Pathway

Secondary Curriculum Units

102089Secondary Curriculum 1C
102092Secondary Curriculum 2C

And

102093Secondary Professional Practice 1

Plus one additional unit from

102085Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102086Designing Teaching and Learning
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
102746Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices

Or two additional units from

102085Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102086Designing Teaching and Learning
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
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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