STEM, Testamur Major

  • Western Sydney University Major Code: T135

Available to students in other Western Sydney University programs?  No

The Master of Education,  STEM testamur major is designed for teachers seeking to enhance their knowledge in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and their capacity to plan, deliver and evaluate effectively integrated STEM learning experiences. Students will develop specialised skills to enable them to critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise multi-disciplinary approaches to STEM teaching, drawing on appropriate theoretical knowledge, allowing them to plan and deliver exemplary practice in STEM teaching. Students will also gain the skills required to be STEM leaders in schools, developing, enacting and evaluating interdisciplinary curriculum reform for the future.


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Major Structure

Students will select from the major subjects that are on offer in any given semester. Major subjects can be studied in any order.

Students must successfully complete 40 credit points as listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
TEAC 7121STEM foundations10
TEAC 7018Computational Thinking across the STEM Curriculum10
Select two of the following20
Leading Mathematics in the Primary School
Assessment and Intervention for Mathematics and Numeracy Learning
Mathematics for Contemporary Learners
Addressing Diversity in Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Science for Contemporary Learners
Assessment and Intervention for Science Learning
STEM Pedagogies in Practice
Applied Robotics and Programming in Secondary STEM Education
Applied Mathematics and Science in Secondary STEM Education
Total Credit Points40