CC10 Diploma of Secondary School Teaching

In order to complete this course, you must:

  1. Complete the core structure
  2. Complete 1 major

Core Structure

Number of units: 0 Total credit points: 0

To satisfy the requirements of this award, students must choose one major and complete all unit requirements listed for that major.

Available majors in this course include:

  • Biology (including Year 7 - 10 Science)
  • Business
  • Chemistry (including Year 7 - 10 Science)
  • English
  • Geography
  • Health and Physical Education (including Year 7 - 10 HPE & Year 11 - 12 Physical Education)
  • History
  • Home Economics and Hospitality
  • Industrial Technology and Design
  • Mathematics

Biology Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Biology teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Biology as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Biology Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL11099 Living Systems
BIOL11100 Functional Biology

Biology Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
MARN13007 Coastal Marine Resources
BIOL13031 Ecology: Theory and Application
BIOL12107 Genomes, Genetics & Evolution
ZOOL12009 Invertebrate Zoology
BIOL12105 Scientific Analysis and Statistics
BOTN19001 Australian Botany
MBIO19012 Microbiology
ZOOL19002 Australian Vertebrate Fauna

Business Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Business teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Business as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Business Discipline Content Knowledge Units

Available units
Students must complete 4 from the following units:
MRKT11029 Marketing Fundamentals
LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
ECON11026 Principles of Economics
MGMT11109 Introduction to Business
HRMT11011 Human Resource Management

Chemistry Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Chemistry teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Chemistry as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Chemistry Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
CHEM11041 Chemistry for the Life Sciences
SCIE11024 Science Investigation

Chemistry Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
CHEM19085 Environmental Chemistry
CHEM12077 Food Science & Analysis
CHEM13082 Nanotechnology: Health and the environment
CHEM13081 Biomaterials: Environmental and Medical Applications

English Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school English teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add English as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

English Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LITR11043 The Short Story
LITR11055 Popular Genres

English Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
LITR19056 Shakespeare Today
LITR19052 The Modern Novel
LITR19057 Contemporary Australian Literature
LITR19051 Literary Theory
LITR19049 Romantic and Contemporary Poetry

Geography Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:
  • A secondary school Geography teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Geography as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Geography Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
GEOG11023 Physical Geography of Australia
GEOH11001 Introduction to Human Geography

Geography Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
GEOG13013 Sustainable Regions and Cities
EVST19022 Climate Change: Risk and Assessments
EVST19020 Environmental Management Systems
GEOG19021 Geographic Information Systems
EVST19007 Environmental and Social Impact Assessment
GEOG19029 Applied Demography
EVST19008 Development and Environmental Policy
GEOG12020 Australian Weather and Climate

Health and Physical Education Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Health and Physical Education teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Health and Physical Education as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Heath and Physical Education Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
ESSC11001 Physical Activity, Fitness and Health
BIOH11005 Introductory Anatomy and Physiology

Health and Physical Education Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
ESSC12001 Exercise and Sport Physiology
ESSC12004 Exercise and Sport Biomechanics
ESSC12005 Applied Exercise and Sport Physiology
NUTR12001 Human Nutrition

History Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school History teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add History as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

History Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
HIST11037 Dawn of Humanity: An Introduction to World History
HIST11038 The Modern World Emerges: An Overview

History Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
HIST19031 Australia on the World Stage: History and Politics
HIST19038 20th Century: Crucible of the Modern World
EVST19015 Australian Environmental History
HIST19035 Modern South East Asia
HIST19029 Modern Japan
HIST19032 War and Australian Society

Home Economics Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Home Economics and Hospitality teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Home Economics and Hospitality as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Home Economics and Hospitality Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDVT11021 Food Technology
EDVT11022 Textile Technology

Home Economics and Hospitality Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
EDSE12023 Individuals, Families & Communities
EDSE14001 Fashion Design
NUTR12001 Human Nutrition
EDSE13001 Culinary Science for Teachers

Industrial Technology and Design Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Industrial Teachnology and Design teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Industrial Teachnology and Design as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Industrial Technology and Design Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE11022 Timber Technology and Design
EDSE11023 Metal Technologies and Design

Industrial Technology and Design Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
EDSE12027 Industrial Design Processes
EDSE12026 Graphics and 2D Computer Aided Design Technologies
EDSE13002 Industrial Skills
EDSE14005 Manufacturing

Junior English & History Major

Number of units: 7 Total credit points: 48

This major is for those who are choosing to transition from primary school teaching to teach in junior secondary school contexts in English and History.

Compulsory Curriculum, Pedagogy and Wellbeing Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDED13434 Learning and Wellbeing in Middle School

Junior Secondary English and History Discipline Content Knowledge Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
LITR11043 The Short Story
HIST11037 Dawn of Humanity: An Introduction to World History
HIST11038 The Modern World Emerges: An Overview
LITR11055 Popular Genres
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
LITR19057 Contemporary Australian Literature
LITR19056 Shakespeare Today
EVST19015 Australian Environmental History
HIST19035 Modern South East Asia
LITR19052 The Modern Novel
LITR19051 Literary Theory
LITR19049 Romantic and Contemporary Poetry
HIST19031 Australia on the World Stage: History and Politics
HIST19038 20th Century: Crucible of the Modern World
HIST19029 Modern Japan

Junior Mathematics & Science Major

Number of units: 7 Total credit points: 48

This major is for those who are choosing to transition from primary school teaching to teach in junior secondary school contexts in Mathematics and Science.

Compulsory Curriculum, Pedagogy and Wellbeing Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDED13434 Learning and Wellbeing in Middle School

Junior Secondary Mathematics and Science Discipline Content Knowledge Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
BIOL11100 Functional Biology
CHEM11041 Chemistry for the Life Sciences
MATH11160 Technology Mathematics
STAT11048 Essential Statistics
Available units
Students must complete 1 from the following units:
MATH12223 Calculus A
MATH12224 Calculus B
BIOL11099 Living Systems
SCIE11024 Science Investigation

Mathematics Major

Number of units: 6 Total credit points: 48

This major is for:

  • A secondary school Mathematics teacher who wants to improve discipline (teaching area) content knowledge within their teaching area
  • A school teacher who wants to gain discipline (teaching area) content knowledge in order to add Mathematics as a new teaching area

Compulsory Curriculum and Pedagogy Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
EDSE12021 Middle Years Learning and Teaching
EDSE14002 Senior Years Learning and Teaching

Mathematics Discipline Content Knowledge Level 1 Units

Available units
Students must complete the following compulsory units:
MATH11160 Technology Mathematics
STAT11048 Essential Statistics

Mathematics Discipline Content Knowledge Advanced Level Units

Available units
Students must complete 2 from the following units:
MATH12223 Calculus A
MATH12224 Calculus B
MATH13217 Linear Algebra and Vectors
MATH13218 Advanced Applications of Mathematics