Course

Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/Secondary)

Approved Abbreviation: BSc


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3736.1

AQF Level: 7

CRICOS Code: 094198C


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 2017 or later.

Commencement Year 2015 - 3638.6 Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary)

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)

Graduates of this degree are eligible for direct entry into the Master of Teaching (Primary) or Master of Teaching (Secondary) via Transition to Teaching pathway. Completion of both the Bachelor’s and Master’s courses provides a teaching qualification in Primary or Secondary schools. Eligible students will receive advice during their final study session in the Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/ Secondary) regarding how to accept an offer into the Postgraduate course to attain a teaching qualification.

The Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/ Secondary) is a three year degree specially designed to lead into the Master of Teaching (Primary/Secondary), an accredited postgraduate teaching qualification. The Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/Secondary) component provides a focussed study in a Major content discipline of your choice as well as opportunity to study an Education Studies Major that develops understandings of contemporary education issues, teaching and learning.

As well as being equipped with all the necessary elements of an initial teacher qualification, Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/Secondary) graduates are prepared for a wide range of alternate employment opportunities with strong communication and people skills, creativity and capacity for independent thought, flexibility and adaptability in new situations, all increasingly demanded by employers.

Study Mode
Three years full-time or six years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course Advicescience@westernsydney.edu.au

Location

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

Accreditation
The Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) - Pathway to Teaching (Secondary) is accredited with RACI for normal entry of a graduate to the Chartered Chemist qualification.

Admission

Assumed Knowledge: At least two units of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is an optional work component available in this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should be aware that if an elective is a requirement of the course but the work itself was not registered with CRICOS, students can still complete these electives but it would be counted towards the work limitation. For more details, refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

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)

3677 - Bachelor of Science (Biological Science)

Students completing the chemistry program must follow the course structure for 3676 Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

3676 - Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)

Students completing the mathematical sciences program must follow the course structure for 3679 Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science)

3679 - Bachelor of Science (Mathematical Science)

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

3675 - Bachelor of Science

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).

SM3089Statistics

Search for Sub-majors

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

Global Sustainability Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Studies Sub-major

Indigenous Australian Creative Expressions Sub-major

Indigenous Economics Sub-major

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

MyStudentRecords (MySR)



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