Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Education

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Lead the STEM Future

It’s been said that the best way to predict the future is to create it. At Western, we agree but we also think another way is to teach it.

With a greater reliance on technology and science, and the increasingly fast pace of change, it’s important that primary-school teachers like you are equipped with the skills and knowledge to teach the students of the future.

This newly-offered degree is taught online. It gives you a deep understanding of scientific theories and practice, and exposure to cutting-edge research. Develop expertise as a primary science educator or assume the role of a science specialist teacher within the primary school setting. Become an inspiration to your students.

Study online

This degree is delivered online, to fit in with your busy work and life.

Top 10 for Education in Australia

Western is ranked in the top 10 Education faculties in Australia, second in NSW, and Top 75 in the world (*Academic Ranking of World Universities 2018). 

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook. We have developed a student contribution fee calculator to help you work out what your contribution amount is per unit.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB] 

Delivery: Online

This course is only available to domestic students.

Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"I have built great confidence in becoming an educator, whilst learning and completing placements to put that knowledge into practice"

— Emma Parker. Master of Teaching.

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.