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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)

Major In Mathematics Education

Designed for students wishing to become Secondary Mathematics teachers.

This major equips students with the skills and knowledge to teach years 7 to 12 mathematics. Emphasis is given to inquiry-based tasks, co-operative group work and whole class discussions, to ensure effective learning and teaching practices in secondary mathematics.

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Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Major structure

This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

This major is designed for students wishing to become secondary Mathematics teachers. Students will also select a minor area of study from across a broad range of other study areas including Health and Physical Education, Health Education, Outdoor Education, Visual Arts, Music, Drama, English, Social Sciences, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Computing, and Biological or Physical Sciences. Emphasis is given to inquiry-based tasks, co-operative group work, and whole class discussions, to ensure effective learning and teaching practices in secondary mathematics. The course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to teach Years 7-12 Mathematics as well as another learning area in a minor field of study. Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in both government and non-government secondary schools.

Special Admission Requirements

A satisfactory performance in WACE General Mathematics 3A/3B, or the equivalent, is required. (A satisfactory performance in Mathematics 3C/3D or Mathematics: Specialist 3A/3B, or the equivalent, is preferred).

UnitDescription Points
Major Content Study Units
MAT1137Introductory Applied Mathematics*15
MAT1114Introductory Statistics 15
MAT1184Problem Solving and Modelling 15
MAT1163Linear Algebra 15
MAT1236Calculus 1**15
MAT3488Biostatistics 15
MAT3486Multivariate Calculus 15
MAT2440Time Series Forecasting 15
MAT2438Optimisation and Networks***15
MAT2439Mathematical Modelling 15
Plus complete the following unit in the final semester of study:
CUR4210Curriculum Enrichment for the Major Secondary Specialisation 15
Curriculum Major Units
MSE2101Teaching Lower Secondary Mathematics 15
MSE2102Planning and Assessment in Secondary Mathematics 15

NOTE: Students must strictly adhere to the Course Plan for Mathematics Education to ensure that they complete their units in the correct semester of study.

* In Semester 1, MAT1137 may be replaced by MAT1236 with the permission of the curriculum coordinator ** In Semester 3, MAT1236 may be replaced by MAT2438 with the permission of the curriculum coordinator *** In Semester 5, MAT2438 may be replaced by MAT2437 with the permission of the curriculum coordinator, provided MAT3486 was completed in Semester 4

This major can also be studied in the following courses:

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