Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM (exit only) (1853)

  • Approved Abbreviation: GradDipTeachSecSTEM
  • Western Sydney University Program Code: 1853
  • AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 095775M

The Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary) STEM is an exit point on completion of 80 credit points of study selected from the 1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM subjects as indicated in the program structure.

1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM 

Study Mode

One year full-time.

Program Advice

Dr Kay Carroll

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

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline.  This program includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this program.  Please contact the Program Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the link below for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students


This subject is an exit point only from 1848 - Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEM 

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points - any eight subjects from the subjects listed below.

Subject Title Credit Points
TEAC 7121STEM foundations10
TEAC 7004Adolescent Development and Teaching10
TEAC 7032Diversity, Social Justice and Learning10
TEAC 7027Designing Teaching and Learning10
TEAC 7120STEM Pedagogies in Practice10
TEAC 7082Pedagogy for Positive Learning Environments10
TEAC 7154Professional Experience 110
TEAC 7001Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive Pedagogies10
TEAC 7153Inclusive Education: Principles and Practices10
TEAC 7155Professional Experience 210
TEAC 7116Researching STEM Education for Future Leadership10
TEAC 7108Professional Practice Community Engagement10
Students who have satisfied the NESA undergraduate subject content requirements, can undertake the following Curriculum subjects.
Autumn offerings
TEAC 5019Mathematics Curriculum 110
TEAC 5021Mathematics Curriculum 310
TEAC 5032Science Curriculum 110
TEAC 5034Science Curriculum 310
TEAC 5036Technology Curriculum 110
TEAC 5038Technology Curriculum 310
Spring offerings
TEAC 5020Mathematics Curriculum 210
TEAC 5022Mathematics Curriculum 410
TEAC 5033Science Curriculum 210
TEAC 5035Science Curriculum 410
TEAC 5037Technology Curriculum 210
TEAC 5039Technology Curriculum 410