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

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipEdSt(Sec)

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1715.1

AQF Level: 8

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 2015 or later.

The Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) is an exit point on completion of 80 credit points of study (excluding Professional Practice units) selected from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) units. Please note, this is not a teaching qualification.


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 - any eight units from those listed below.

102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102086Designing Teaching and Learning
102096Researching Teaching and Learning 1
102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
102084Inclusive Education - Theory, Policy & Practice
102085Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
102087Secondary Curriculum 1A
102088Secondary Curriculum 1B
102089Secondary Curriculum 1C
102090Secondary Curriculum 2A
102091Secondary Curriculum 2B
102092Secondary Curriculum 2C
102098Contemporary Teacher Leadership

For detailed course structure see 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary)

1714.1 Master of Teaching (Secondary)

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