Specialisation

Major - Education Studies - Primary Science Teaching Specialisation

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1128.1

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 Science 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 Science Teaching Specialisation. Students must take a minimum of 40 credit points from the Science program pool of units; and complete 40 credit points 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

Science Pool

Students must complete

102209 Scientific Discovery and Invention

Students must complete 30 credit points from the following list of 10 credit point units

300801 Animal Science
300802 Biodiversity
300816 Cell Biology
300361 Introduction to Human Biology
300839 Ecology
300808 Introductory Chemistry
300813 Wildlife Studies
300828 Physics 1
300824 Management of Aquatic Environments
301126 Concepts in Human Anatomy

Note: Unit 301126 - Concepts in Human Anatomy replaces 300361 - Introduction to Human Biology from 2H 2019

301353 Introduction to Physiology

Note: Unit 301353 Introduction to Physiology replaces 300818 Introduction to Physiology from Autumn 2020.

Primary Pool

Students must complete the four primary pool units (having completed 160 credit points of study before enrolling in these Level 7 units)

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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