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Mathematics Education Specialisation


Designed for students wishing to become effective secondary mathematics teachers from Years 7 to 12.

It covers school curricula, teaching strategies and the development and assessment of teaching programs. Students will be able to plan a variety of mathematics lessons, assessments and activities, with a pedagogical focus on developing an appreciation of mathematics as a useful and creatively interesting area of study.

Special entry requirements

All applicants are required to complete a major in pure or applied mathematics (three years of degree level study comprising at least 6 units with no more than two at first-year level and no fewer than two units at third-year level) (must include algebra and calculus). One unit only of statistics may be counted provided it is studied as a stand-alone unit. Alternatively applicants can complete at least two years (4 units) of degree level study in pure or applied mathematics with at least two units at level 2 or above in the previously mentioned areas, if they intend to undertake this specialisation as their minor area of study.



Availability & Campus

JO - Joondalup BU - South West ML - Mount Lawley OL - Online



Unit Code Unit Title Credit Points
MSE6711Mathematics Education Foundations10
MSE6712Secondary Mathematics Education10

For more detailed unit information for this Specialisation take a look at our Handbook. To organise your life for next semester visit the Semester timetable.

Student handbook

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities

This specialisation is for students wishing to become secondary mathematics teachers.

Possible future job titles

Teachers, Maths Teacher, Mathematics Teacher

This Specialisation can be studied in the following courses

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