Bachelor of Science - Pathway to Teaching (Primary/Secondary)

Science teaching at Western

Take your pick from a huge range of majors and sub-majors, like Education, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematical Science, and Nutrition and Food Science. Gain access to Western’s specialist facilities and state-of-the art teaching labs. Learn to solve complex problems by working with students in other disciplines.

Get real world experience.

Field days

Get a taste of what it’s like to work in the real world, with field-day visits throughout your degree.

Professional accreditation

Depending on your units, you could qualify to be a member of the Australian Mathematical Society, the Statistical Board of Australia, the Australian Society for Microbiology, the list goes on.

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). 

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

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.

Student contribution calculator [XLS, 133 KB]

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $29,040*

Delivery: On campus



Start your unlimited journey today.

"Do it! It is an amazing course. Definitely work hard and take all the opportunities you can get."

— Ellisa Dillera. Bachelor of Science (pathway to Teaching Primary/Secondary)

World class facilities

Our new $30-million state-of- the art research facilities and labs include an imaging lab, instrumentation lab, polarisation microscopy systems, development systems for detecting fingerprints, specialised light sources, and cutting-edge photography technologies.

Crime scene house

Forensics majors can collect evidence and investigate realistic crime scenes at Western’s world-class training and research facility, Crime Scene House.

Apply now and start your unlimited journey.

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.