Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM (exit only)

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipTeachSecSTEM

Western Sydney University Course Code: 1853.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 095775M

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM is an exit point on completion of 80 credit points of study selected from the 1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM units as indicated in the course structure below.

Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM

Study Mode
One year full-time.


This is an exit point only from Course 1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM.

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 a mandatory work component required for completion of this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points as per recommended sequence below.

Year 1

Autumn session

102508STEM foundations
102081Adolescent Development and Teaching
102083Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
102086Designing Teaching and Learning

Spring session

102082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
102087Secondary Curriculum 1A
102090Secondary Curriculum 2A
102792Professional Experience 1

Equivalent Core Units

The core unit listed below counts towards completion of this course for students who passed this unit in 2020 or earlier.

102510 - Secondary Professional Practice 1 - STEM

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