Taught online, this degree gives you the flexibility to balance study with your busy work schedule. You’ll gain the skills you need to be a STEM leader in your school.
Be ready to meet the demands of the 21st century, and inspire your secondary-school students to actively participate in and embrace these vital areas of learning.
Note: This degree can be completed in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time for students who are eligible for advanced standing.
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
With a greater reliance on technology and the increasingly fast pace of change, it’s important that teachers like you are equipped with the skills and knowledge to meet the education needs of the future.
Western’s newly developed Master of Education (STEM) helps you enhance your knowledge in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Shows you how to teach, lead and better prepare your students to face the challenges of the future. Develops your understanding of how to develop, enact and evaluate curriculum reform. Prepares you to meet the demands of the 21st century, and inspire your secondary-school students to actively participate in and embrace these vital areas of learning.
The Masters of Education (STEM) gets you ready to inspire your students to dream and prepare them for jobs that are yet to be invented. Taught online, the course allows you to gain the skills needed to be a STEM leader in your school and learn how to develop, enact and evaluate curriculum reform for the future.
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.
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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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.