Specialisation

Major - Education Studies - Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1127.1

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


Related Courses

1651.8 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)
1822.2 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's Scholars
1822.3 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) Dean's Scholars
6019.2 Diploma in Arts/Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary)

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO


Students enrolled in the 1651 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) must complete one of the Education Studies Majors: either the Primary Science Teaching Specialisation, the Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation, or the Primary English Teaching Specialisation. The Education Studies Major – Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation will provide students with 40 credit points of expert content knowledge which, together with completion of units in the Master of Teaching (Primary), will enable students to graduate from the Master of Teaching (Primary) with a Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation. Students must take a minimum of 40 credit points from the Mathematics program pool of units, in addition to the 40 credit points required of the Primary pool units.


Location

Campus Mode Specialisation Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Dr Katina Zammit
Campbelltown Campus Internal Dr Katina Zammit
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Dr Katina Zammit
Penrith Campus Internal Dr Katina Zammit

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Mathematics Pool

Students must complete the following two units (20 credit points)

102208 Fundamentals for Working Mathematically
102249 Mathematical Patterns and Relationships

Students must complete 20 credit points from the Mathematics Pool of units

300830 Analysis of Change
200025 Discrete Mathematics
200111 Financial Accounting Applications
300672 Mathematics 1A
300831 Quantitative Thinking
200032 Statistics for Business

Primary Pool Units

Students must have completed 160 credit points of study before enrolling in these Level 7 units

Students must complete the following four units (40 credit points)

102810 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future

In 2021 unit 101577 Classrooms Without Borders replaced by 102810 Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future.

102071 Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling
101582 Primary Human Society and its Environment
102077 Understanding and Teaching Children


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