Education Studies - Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation, Major (0188)

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: 0188

Previous Code: M1127.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Primary) must complete one of the following Education Studies Majors:

  • the Primary Science Teaching Specialisation
  • the Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation
  • the Primary English Teaching Specialisation.

The Education Studies Major – Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation will provide students with 40 credit points of expert content knowledge which, together with completion of subjects in the Master of Teaching (Primary), will enable students to graduate from the Master of Teaching (Primary) with a Primary Mathematics Teaching Specialisation. Students must take a minimum of 40 credit points from the Mathematics program pool of subjects, in addition to the 40 credit points required of the Primary pool subjects.


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Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
Mathematics Pool
TEAC 2029Fundamentals for Working Mathematically10
TEAC 1024Mathematical Patterns and Relationships10
Select two of the following:20
Analysis of Change
Discrete Mathematics
Financial Accounting Applications
Mathematics 1A
Quantitative Thinking
Statistics for Business
Primary Pool Subjects
Students must have completed 160 credit points of study before enrolling in these Level 7 subjects
Students must complete the following four subjects (40 credit points)
TEAC 7156Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future10
TEAC 7023Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling10
TEAC 7092Primary Human Society and its Environment10
TEAC 7149Understanding and Teaching Children10
Total Credit Points80

Equivalent subject

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this major for students who passed this subject in 2020 or earlier.

TEAC 7016 -  Classrooms Without Borders