Graduate Certificate in Education - Secondary Science 7-10

Murdoch University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00125J

Designed for qualified teachers, the Graduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Science 7-10) will provide you with both the practical skills and knowledge required to teach lower secondary science. This one year part-time course is particularly relevant to Primary teachers who want the flexibility to teach science in lower high school. In this course, you will learn both chemistry and physics for secondary teaching as well as secondary science curriculum and practical methods of instruction. Your specialist skills gained through the Graduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Science 7-10) will provide you with a wider breadth of career opportunities and make you more attractive to prospective employers. As a Murdoch education student you will be mentored and supported by staff with extensive teaching experience. Murdoch graduates are employed in government and non-government schools and other education related occupations across Australia and throughout the world.


Course Structure - 12 credit points


  • Teaching Secondary Science (7-10)
  • Practical Methods of Instruction for Secondary School Science and Mathematics
  • Physics for Teaching Secondary (7-10)
  • Chemistry for Teaching Secondary (7-10)

Standard entry requirements

Recognised Bachelor of Education degree or higher, or equivalent training. Please note that the course does not constitute an initial teaching qualification.

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