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.
Reach new heights with Postgrad at Western
If you’re ready for postgraduate study, you’ll find your competitive edge at Western. Our global 5-star ratings for innovation, teaching and facilities assure you that you’ll be learning from the best at a University that ranks in the top 2% worldwide.
We partner with industry, business and government to create real world experiences and opportunities. Our flexible courses offer a range of online and on campus options, with multiple locations that put our world-class facilities at your doorstep. Reach new heights. Take your place in a new generation of global citizens, leaders and change-makers.
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.
Discounted short course offering
These Graduate Certificates are a unique fast track study option. They are delivered over an intensive five month period and run from July through to December 2020. These short courses provide teachers the opportunity to upskill and become experts in Science, STEM or Maths. In a short period of time, completion of one of these short courses can open up future employment opportunities.
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).
Discounted online short courses
The Federal Government is providing support for people to retrain or upskill during COVID-19. If you are a domestic student, you may be eligible to complete this course at a discounted rate.
To see our full list of discounted courses or to register your interest, follow the link below.
Fees and delivery
Discounted Online Short Course fees: $1250
Standard fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.
For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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.