Science Curriculum Elective: Biology (EDMT6014)


This unit of study aims to prepare graduates for the teaching of Biology in high schools as their teaching specialisation. Students will investigate the nature and purpose of teaching Biology and Senior Science in for Years 11-12. Students will examine teaching and learning strategies to meet the needs of the diverse learners in Stage 6 and how to plan units of work and assess students' achievements.

Further unit of study information


2x2-hr seminars/week for 8 weeks, 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 3 wks


1000 wd presentation (25%), 2500 wd unit plan & presentation (40%), and 2000wd Resource Folder (35%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

EDMT5617 and EDMT5667



Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.