Course

Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Approved Abbreviation: BSc


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3638.6

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 064315G


Course Status: CONTINUING
This version of the course is available only to continuing or completing 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 2015 or later.

Commencement Year 2014 - 3638.5 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Commencement Year 2012 - 3638.4 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Commencement Year 2011 - 3638.3 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Commencement Year 2010 - 3638.2 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

Commencement Year 2009 - 3638.1 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

The Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary) will allow you to focus on a science program of your choice and to structure your units of study to gain the necessary learning areas to satisfy the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES) discipline kowledge requirements for entry into teaching. It also gives the advantage of early access to Education Studies units through mandatory completion of an Education Studies submajor.

Graduates of this degree who complete the requisite units to meet the requirements of BOSTES will receive guaranteed entry into the Master of Teaching.

Study Mode
Three years full-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course Advicebsci@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Campbelltown CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Hawkesbury CampusFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternal See above

Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) is accredited by The Royal Australian Chemical Institute Incorporated (RACI).

Admission

At least two of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics (excluding General Mathematics) and Physics at HSC level.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

UAC

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office. International students can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the International Office website.

International Office

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualifying for this award requires successful completion of 240 credit points within the following rules

Students completing the biological sciences program must follow the course structure for 3677 Bachelor of Science (Biological Science) and enrol in the Specialistaion MT3006 - Biological Science

3677 - Bachelor of Science (Biological Science)

MT3006Biological Sciences

Students completing the chemistry program must follow the course structure for 3676 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and enrol in the Specialisation MT3007

3676 - Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

MT3007Chemistry

Students completing the mathematical sciences program must follow the course structure for 3679 Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science) and enrol in the Specialistaion MT3008

3679 - Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science)

MT3008Mathematical Science

Students completing other science programs must follow the course structure for course 3675 Bachelor of Science

3675 - Bachelor of Science

Sub-majors

In addition, all students must complete the mandatory 40 credit point sub-major in Education Studies (SM1100 Education Studies). Students must meet this requirement by choosing the units from SM1100 as electives within their Bachelor of Science program.

SM1100Education Studies

Sub-major elective spaces

Elective units may be used toward obtaining an additional approved sub-major (40 credit points).

SM3039Statistics

Search for Sub-majors

Western Sydney University offers Sub-majors in a range of areas including Sustainability and Indigenous Studies.

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

Business Sustainability Sub-major

Students can apply for an elective major or sub-major via MySR.

MyStudentRecords (MySR)



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