Science Education Major (BEd Secondary)
Curtin University

(Tuition fee is not stated)
3-4 years

Course Description

Science Education Major (BEd Secondary Education) - BEd(Curtin) - MJRU-SCIETHumanities
Minimum ATAR 70 This figure refers to the ATAR level below which an application will not be considered. This is not a guarantee of admission.
Location Bentley
Study method Full-time or part-time
Study mode On-campus
Intake February or July 

Applicants are required to complete a non-academic attributes test in order to assess suitability for teaching. Applicants will be responsible for meeting any costs associated with this assessment process.

Students are required to provide evidence of successful completion of the Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education students (LANTITE) prior to graduation. The test is managed by ACER and details of the test (for example, sample questions, the Test Window dates, and registration) can be found at: Students are responsible for meeting the costs associated with taking these tests, which are a national requirement applicable to all teaching graduates.
Duration Four years full-time study or equivalent part-time study

This major will prepare you with content and pedagogical knowledge to teach the Science curriculum from Years 7 to 12. If you would like more information about the content of the curriculum in Western Australia, please see the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) website

You will also choose a Science subject area to further specialise in from the following:
  • Chemistry
  • Physics (must be taken with a Mathematics Minor teaching area)
  • Biology
  • Human Biology
  • Psychology
Second specialisation stream
In addition to your major Science subject area, you will choose a second specialisation stream from one of the following options:
  • Minor teaching area – this will be a teaching area other than science
  • Broadening science subject – additional content units in your chosen subject and science curriculum units
  • Education specialty – additional education units and science curriculum units
The Science Education Major is part of the Bachelor of Education (Secondary Education).

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