Postgraduate course

Graduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Mathematics 7 - 10)

Use your mathematical knowledge and expertise to inspire the next generation of problem solvers with the practical skills and knowledge you need to teach lower secondary mathematics.

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Murdoch code

C1140

Study mode

Part Time

Duration (years)

1

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Overview

Teaching mathematics gives you the chance to inspire future problem-solvers, explore new ways of thinking and influence a generation of thinkers.

If you’re already a qualified teacher, this one-year part-time course will give you the qualification you need to teach lower secondary mathematics, from Year 7 to Year 10.

You’ll learn mathematics and statistics for secondary teaching, secondary mathematics curriculum and practical methods of instruction.

The specialist skills you gain will give you a wider range of career options – for example, if you are a primary school teacher who would like to explore secondary teaching opportunities.

6 reasons to study Education (Secondary Mathematics 7-10) at Murdoch

  • Study at the first university in Australia, and among only a few in the world, to offer the Tribes TLCTM Basic Course Certification as an accredited postgraduate unit.
  • Be mentored by our experienced teaching professionals who are here to support you in becoming a confident, creative and flexible mathematics teacher.
  • Our part-time, on-campus or online options help you fit study into your working life.
  • Get involved in free workshops and seminars to help you with writing, statistics and data analysis, and presentation skills as a postgraduate student.
  • You’ll have dedicated Student Success Advisors to help you along your postgraduate journey.
  • Develop specialist skills that will provide you with a wider breadth of career opportunities and make you more attractive to prospective employers.

Develop your skills

Build essential skills and knowledge to meet your career or study goals. Topics you’ll cover include:

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

Your career

As a Murdoch graduate, you’ll join a group of teachers employed in government and non-government schools and other education-related occupations across Australia and throughout the world. This graduate certificate will give you the practical skills and knowledge required to teach lower secondary mathematics.

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English Requirements

You must meet a minimum standard in English to study at Murdoch, which can be demonstrated through either English proficiency testsuniversity preparation coursesEnglish language coursesprevious tertiary study or vocational education.

 

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

Advanced Standing

Everyone has a different path to university so if you’ve already completed formal or informal learning, you could receive advanced standing. Also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing can reduce the amount of study needed to complete your degree by giving you credit for certain units.

Formal learning can include previous study in higher education vocational education or adult and community education. Informal learning can include on the job learning, various kinds of work and life experience.

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This information applies to courses offered at our Australian campuses only. Courses offered at our Dubai, Singapore and Myanmar campuses or delivered by Open Universities Australia may have different requirements.

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