The Graduate Certificate in Secondary STEM Education will equip secondary teachers with the skills and knowledge to design and implement integrated STEM programs.
Postgraduate Information Evenings
Looking for a career change? Hoping to gain a new professional qualification that will help take your career further? Or just wanting 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.
Postgraduate Information Evenings are held throughout the year, and give you the opportunity to meet academic and professional staff as well as ask questions about courses, admission requirements and fees. These evenings give you a better understanding of course content and delivery, what to expect from postgraduate study as well as career outcomes.
Our next Postgraduate Information Evenings will be held from Monday 14th - Thursday 17th October from 6pm - 8pm at our Parramatta City campus. If you are interested in attending, please register below.
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 course is suitable for secondary science, mathematics, or design and technology teachers.
This course is taught online to fit in with your current teaching demands.
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).
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.
This course is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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Graduate with the skills you need to be a STEM leader in schools, developing, enacting and evaluating interdisciplinary curriculum reform for the future. This degree also increases your likelihood of promotion.
This program is not an initial teaching qualification but is designed for education professionals already working in the field.
Secondary School Science Teacher
Secondary School Science Teachers deliver science subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
School Principals plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the educational and administrative aspects of secondary schools including physical and human resources.
Curriculum designers are highly trained education professionals who determine the subjects, course outlines, teaching standards and instructional materials used in schools.
Training and Development
Training and Development Professionals plan, develop, implement and evaluate training and development programs to ensure management and staff acquire the skills and develop the competencies required by organisations to meet organisational objectives.
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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.