Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Education

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Advance your career or kick-start it in a new direction with Postgraduate study at Western. Apply now for 2022.

Lead the STEM future

Teachers will develop knowledge and advanced pedagogical principles in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to be applied in specialised secondary STEM education contexts.

Teachers will also develop skills in leading interdisciplinary teams to promote and deliver STEM programs in secondary schools, and a strong understanding of the importance of research evidence to inform their teaching in STEM. The program is suitable for secondary science, mathematics, or design and technology teachers.

Study online

This program is taught online to fit in with your current teaching demands.

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.

Upskill Your Education

Hear from our alumni and staff how Western’s innovative postgraduate Education programs help to build on existing skillsets and empower students with the knowledge to educate tomorrow’s leaders.

Why Undertake Further Education?

Western graduate and Principal of Arthur Phillip High School, Lauretta Claus, chose to undertake further education to enhance the learning experience of her students. Discover how you can make a difference in the lives of others.

Program structure

Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Standard fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: Online

This program is only available to domestic students.

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

 

 

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"This degree provided me with the most current pedagogical knowledge and resources to educate within a future-focused learning environment."

— Grant Jones. Master of Education (STEM)

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (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 program 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 program past the normal finish date of the program 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 programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.