Secondary Education, Major (0272)
- Western Sydney University Major Code: 0272
Previous Code: M1133.1
Available to students in other Western Sydney University Programs: Yes. Check that your program has the available credit points required to complete the subjects in this field of study. Any requisite requirements must also be met. Consult your Program Advisor for further advice.
Students in the Secondary Education Major will study subjects that deal with educational concepts such as sustainability, creativity, social justice and adolescent development. These subjects are broadly structured for students to investigate and critique contemporary education issues. Students will study the first four subjects of the Master of Teaching (Secondary). This major facilitates a transition into a Master of Teaching postgraduate qualification in Secondary Teaching.
|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|
Students must successfully complete 80 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.
All subjects in this major are 10 credit points and are arranged in two pools:
- the Education Studies Learning in Context Pool Subjects (Levels 1, 2 and 3), and
- the (Level 7) Master of Teaching (Secondary) Subjects.
Students must complete 10 credit points at Level 1 and at least 30 credit points at Level 3 or higher.
|Education Studies Learning in Context Pool Subjects|
|Students must complete at least four subjects: one subject at Level 1 and three subjects at Level 2 or 3 or higher (a minimum of 30 credit points at level 3 is required overall for this major).|
|Level 1 subject|
|Students must complete the following Level 1 subject|
|HUMN 1013||Contextualising Indigenous Australia (Day Mode)||10|
|Level 2 subjects|
|TEAC 2017||Education and Transformation||10|
|TEAC 2018||Education for Sustainability||10|
|TEAC 2037||Learning and Creativity||10|
|TEAC 2009||Contemporary Childhoods||10|
|TEAC 2065||Digital Childhoods||10|
|TEAC 2062||Teachers as Change Makers||10|
|Level 3 subjects|
|TEAC 3009||Ethical Futures||10|
|TEAC 3006||Education in a Cosmopolitan Society||10|
|TEAC 3031||The Brain and Learning||10|
|TEAC 3051||Creativity and Cultural Wellbeing for Communities (from Spring 2023)||10|
|Master of Teaching (Secondary) Subjects|
|Students must have completed 160 credit points before enrolling in the following subjects|
|Level 7 subjects|
|TEAC 7004||Adolescent Development and Teaching||10|
|TEAC 7032||Diversity, Social Justice and Learning||10|
|TEAC 7027||Designing Teaching and Learning||10|
|TEAC 7108||Professional Practice Community Engagement||10|