Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Primary) (exit only) (1782)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GradDipEdSt(Prim)
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1782
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 069282D

The Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Primary) is an exit point on completion of 80 credit points of study selected from the 1781 Master of Teaching (Primary) subjects as indicated in the course structure below.

1781 Master of Teaching (Primary)

Program Advice

Dr Maree Skillen

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
Bankstown Campus Full Time Internal See above
Bankstown City Campus (from 2023) Full Time Internal See above


This is an exit point only from Program 1781 Master of Teaching (Primary).

Program Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points (eight subjects) from the following list.

Subject Title Credit Points
Select 80 credit points of the following:80
Understanding and Teaching Children
Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future
Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling
Primary Human Society and its Environment
Teaching and Learning in Classrooms
Professional Experience 1
Primary English and Literacy 1
Primary Mathematics and Numeracy 1
Primary Health and Physical Education
Primary English and Literacy 2
Primary Creative Arts
Primary Science & Technology
Primary Mathematics and Numeracy 2
Researching and Developing Engaging Pedagogies
Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices
Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subject

The subject listed below counts towards completion of this program for students who passed this subject in 2020 or earlier.

TEAC 7097 - Primary Professional Practice 1

TEAC 7016 - Classrooms Without Borders

TEAC 7053 - Inclusive Teaching for Effective Learning