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

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipEdSt(Sec)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1610.2

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 069283C

Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2010 - 2014.

Commencement Year 2007 to 2009 - 1610.1 Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary)

The Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) is available as an exit point from the Master of Teaching (Secondary). The course is proposed to recognise achievement in education studies for those students in the Master of Teaching courses who have not reached a level of competence in classroom teaching, but who have successfully completed 80 credit points of educational units from the relevant units.

Study Mode
One year full-time in accelerated mode or one and a half years standard full-time progression.


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

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points from the units listed below.

101639Introduction to Teaching and Learning
101640Pedagogies in Practice
101642Positive Learning Environments
101641Diversity, Social Justice and Equity
100984Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
101398Secondary Method 1A
101399Secondary Method 1B
101400Secondary Method 1C
101401Secondary Method 2A
101402Secondary Method 2B
101403Secondary Method 2C

For detailed course structure see 1609 Master of Teaching (Secondary).

1609 - Master of Teaching (Secondary)

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