Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only) (1716)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GradCertEdSt(Sec)
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1716
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 0101776

This early exit program has been discontinued from Autumn 2023.

The Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) is an exit point on completion of 40 credit points of study selected from the Master of Teaching (Secondary) subjects as indicated in the course structure . A Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies would be an appropriate exit point for an already accredited teacher. Please note, this is not a teaching qualification.

Master of Teaching (Secondary)

Program Advice

Dr Jose Hanham

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Penrith Campus Full Time Internal See above
Penrith Campus Part Time Internal See above


This is an exit point from 1714 - Master of Teaching (Secondary).

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points from the subjects listed below.

Professional Learning Pathway

Subject Title Credit Points
Select four of the following:40
Adolescent Development and Teaching
Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
Designing Teaching and Learning
Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies
Professional Practice Community Engagement
Total Credit Points40