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 program structure.

Program Advice

Dr Maree Skillen

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

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Location

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

Program Structure

Structure 2H 2018- 2023

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
Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching
Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future
Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
Primary Human Society and its Environment
Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
Professional Experience 1 and Pedagogy
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
Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Perspectives on Theory, Policy, and Practice
Total Credit Points80

Structure 2024

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

Subject Title Credit Points
Select eight subjects:80
Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching
Aboriginal Education: Past, Present and Future
Diversity, Social Justice and Schooling
Primary Human Society and its Environment
Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
Professional Experience 1 and Pedagogy
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
Researching and Developing Engaging Pedagogies
Primary Mathematics and Numeracy 2
Creating Inclusive Classrooms: Perspectives on Theory, Policy, and Practice
Total Credit Points80

Equivalent Subject

The subject listed below count towards completion of this program for students who passed these subjects in 2023 or earlier.

TEAC 7023 Culture, Subjectivities and Schooling, replaced by TEAC 7032 Diversity, Social Justice and Learning
TEAC 7141 
Teaching and Learning in Classrooms, replaced by TEAC 7082 Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments
TEAC 7149 Understanding and Teaching Children, replaced by TEAC 7161 Educational Psychology for Learning and Teaching

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