This online postgraduate course gives you a deep knowledge of scientific theories and practice, and exposure to cutting-edge research.
Equips you with the skills you need to become a world-class mentor and coach of other teachers of science, and emerge with the ability to inspire your classroom.
Postgraduate Information Sessions
Our Postgraduate Information Sessions are an opportunity to find out about courses from professional and academic staff and have all your questions answered. These online sessions will give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.
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.
This degree is delivered online, to fit in with your busy work and life.
Top 4 in Australia for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education
Western is ranked 16th globally for Impact in Quality Education. The Times Higher Education Impact Rankings are based on performance against the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Goal # 4 is Quality Education and measures universities’ contribution to early years and lifelong learning, their pedagogy, research and their commitment to inclusive education.
Fees and delivery
Postgraduate Study Information
Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just hoping to expand your horizons? Western’s range of diverse postgraduate degrees provide you with the opportunity to diversify your skillset in a supportive and flexible learning environment that enables you to thrive in your chosen field.
To gain a better understanding of course content, study options, admission requirements or to simply find out more register your interest below and we will be in touch.
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This course gives you the skills you need to become an even more highly sought-after teacher, and increase your chances of promotion.
Primary Science Specialist
As a Primary Science Specialist you will be specialised in teaching science but also teach a range of subjects within a prescribed curriculum to primary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Education Advisers conduct educational research, develop course curricula and associated teaching materials for use by educational institutions, and review and examine the work of teachers and the results from curriculum programs in school settings.
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Further study options
*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.