Course

Science behind the Physical World


Course code 76303

This course is designed for school teachers intending to become more confident teachers of science.

It provides you with an enjoyable experience of “doing science” and builds confidence in your knowledge of fundamental physics concepts that underpin the science curriculum strand “The Physical World”, and your understandings about the Nature of Science. This online course enables you to assess the effectiveness of particular learning resources and learning experiences in extending children’s understandings about Nature of Science and the Physical World.

Fee free offer

Courses offered under OP7611 Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) Level 7 qualifications are currently fee free. Check out the Fee free offer tab on the qualification web page for information.

Please note: This fee free offer applies only to the Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum). The fee free offer does not apply when enrolling in single courses under our Course Only (Certificate of Proficiency) option.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 7  
    Credits 10 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.0833  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 enrol by 24 Jun 2018 to start 2 Jul 2018
    Trimester 3 enrol by 21 Oct 2018 to start 29 Oct 2018
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2 & 3 2018 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 5-6 hours study time per week for each 10 credit course. Your workload may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $365 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students N/A + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites    

    If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us