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You will inspire your students to learn more about science with the confidence and skills that you gain in this programme. You will learn how to teach the science curriculum in fun and practical ways within the classroom so that students are enthusiastic about science. The course material is also appropriate if you are a lower secondary school (Year 9 and 10) teacher. This distance learning programme enables you to apply your new skills straight to the classroom without putting your teaching career on hold.
OP7611 Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching (Curriculum) (Level 7) is closed to new students. Please click on the link to find out about other education related qualifications available at Open Polytechnic.
If you were already enrolled in this programme in, or prior to, Trimester 3 2017, you can continue to enrol in your next course to complete your qualification. Please note, you must successfully complete your last course/s by the end of Trimester 2, 2019 to be awarded this qualification.
We are currently offering this qualification fee free. Please refer to the Fee free offer tab below to read the criteria and Terms and Conditions.
Graduate Certificate in Primary Science Teaching Curriculum (214 KB PDF)
Approximately 10-12 hours study per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher at assessment or exam time.
*This qualification is currently being offered fee-free. The standard tuition fee for the full programme is $2,190 (based on 2018 fees). Administration fee applies, refer to the fee free offer tab.
Eligible for student loans, if you meet the criteria. Student loans and eligibility
For information about selecting courses to study towards this qualification, check out the Choose courses tab.
On completion of this qualification you will be able to:
Graduates of this qualification may be able to increase their employment opportunities by being a specialist in science teaching.
Graduates can also apply to credit their study to the Graduate Diploma in Primary Science Teaching.
This qualification has a workplace component. Specific activities in the workplace may include:
Every course has an enrolment close-off date. Make sure you know when you need to enrol by.
All courses in this qualification are internally assessed. Assessment will include journals, portfolios, case studies and assignments.