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Take your high-school teaching career to the next level and expand your teaching areas with the Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching. In this one-year part-time program, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge you need to inspire the students of tomorrow.
Education at Western
Ready to take your career to the next level? If you’re a qualified secondary-school teacher, the Graduate Certificate in Secondary Teaching provides a pathway towards expanding the number of areas in which you can teach. Whether you’re currently working — or looking for work – in secondary schools, this program gets you ready to thrive.
Study includes two curriculum subjects that cover NSW syllabus requirements for Years 7-10 and Years 11-12. The program also offers you an in-school professional experience block and one subject in student wellbeing, curriculum and assessment design or leadership. Applicants need to have a minimum of four undergraduate pre-requisite subjects to meet the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) requirement for the area of study.
Emerge with the skills to hit the ground running. And inspire the students of tomorrow.
Top 50 Worldwide for THE Impact Rankings on Quality Education
Western is ranked 37th 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
Why Undertake Further Education?
Our program structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the subjects you will be studying.
Fees and delivery
Fees: Varies depending on subjects selected. View available subjects in our handbook.
For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands
Delivery: On campus
This program is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
Start your unlimited journey today.
As an education graduate, you can look forward to career opportunities in:
- Education facilities
- Government industries
Secondary School Teacher
Secondary School Teachers teach one or more subjects within a prescribed curriculum to secondary school students and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.
Education Advisers conduct educational research, develop program 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.
Apply now and start your unlimited journey.
*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.
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