Education Studies - Primary Science Teaching Specialisation, Major (0189)
- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0189
Previous Code: M1128.1
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 Science 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 Science Teaching Specialisation. Students must take a minimum of 40 credit points from the Science program pool of subjects and complete 40 credit points of the Primary pool subjects.
|Bankstown Campus||Internal||Dr Katina Zammit|
|Bankstown City Campus (from 2023)||Internal||Dr Katina Zammit|
|Campbelltown Campus||Internal||Dr Katina Zammit|
|Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road||Internal||Dr Katina Zammit|
|Penrith Campus||Internal||Dr Katina Zammit|
Students must complete 80 credit points as follows.
|TEAC 2054||Scientific Discovery and Invention||10|
|Select three of the following:||30|
|Concepts in Human Anatomy|
|Introduction to Physiology|
|Management of Aquatic Environments|
|Students must have successfully completed 160 credit points of study before completing the following four primary pool subjects:|
|TEAC 7156||Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future||10|
|TEAC 7023||Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling||10|
|TEAC 7092||Primary Human Society and its Environment||10|
|TEAC 7149||Understanding and Teaching Children||10|
|Total Credit Points||80|
The subjects listed below count towards completion of this major for students who passed these subjects in 2021 or earlier.
BIOS 1022 - Introduction to Human Biology
BIOS 1025 - Introduction to Physiology
TEAC 7016 - Classrooms Without Borders