Mathematics Teaching Specialisation (Birth - 5/Birth -12), Minor (0157)

  • Western Sydney University Minor Code: 0157

Previous Code: SM1149.1

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

Students enrolled in the 1708 Bachelor of Arts (Pathway to Teaching Birth-5/Birth-12) will complete two subjects in Year 3 from either the Mathematics or English Specialisation teaching subject sets in order to complete four minor subjects and meet the BA component of the NESA teaching minor. Together with completion of subjects in the Master of Teaching (Birth-5 Years/Birth-12 Years) students are enabled to graduate from the Master of Teaching (Birth-5 Years/Birth-12 Years) with a Primary Teaching Specialisation.


Campus Mode Advice
Bankstown Campus Internal Jaydene Barnes
Bankstown City Campus (from 2023) Internal Jaydene Barnes
Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road Internal Jaydene Barnes
Penrith Campus Internal Jaydene Barnes

Minor Structure

Students must complete 40 credit points from the subjects listed as follows

Subject Title Credit Points
Students must complete the following two subjects:
TEAC 2029Fundamentals for Working Mathematically10
TEAC 1024Mathematical Patterns and Relationships10
Select two of the following:20
Analysis of Change
Discrete Mathematics
Linear Algebra
Quantitative Thinking
Statistics for Business
Total Credit Points40